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The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long-term has hit an all time high for the third month in a row, as a fast-growing economy attracts people looking for work.
The Crown says a man accused of killing a homeless man in a central Auckland park could not have done so much damage to his victim without knowing death could be a result.
The Police have confirmed the identity of a body of a man found in thick bush on Mount Maunganui in Tauranga, as Stephen Tracey who went missing in September.
Long-serving Labour MP Annette King is the new Labour Party deputy leader, but only for the coming year. The announcement this morning was delayed by a fire alarm.
The Waitemata District Health Board and a nurse failed to provide adequate care for a dementia patient who later died, Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Theo Baker says.
Influenza contributes to the death of 400 New Zealanders each year, according to researchers at the University of Otago, with elderly people the most vulnerable.
A 24-year-old woman who helped run a drug-dealing ring in Wellington has been jailed for nearly three years, in the Wellington District Court today.
The Labour Party will give initial support for new anti-terror legislation, even though it considers it rushed and has reservations about some of the specifics. (AUDIO)
A woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn baby boy, found in a drain in Sydney yesterday morning.The baby is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
The third woman ever to be elected to Parliament in Solomon Islands has won a seat in Temotu province, holding out the country's Foreign Minister, Clay Forau, by 22 votes.
Lydia Ko has claimed the biggest pay day in womens' golf history after winning the LPGA's season ending Tour Championship in Florida and picking up nearly $1.9 million.
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd is calling on the Government to change the law so that half of all councillors are Māori, saying the Treaty of Waitangi should be reflected.
Forsyth Barr analyst Chelsea Leadbetter believes Kathmandu is the best-placed of the listed retailers to benefit from the shift in retail sales online.
The Skid Row Housing Trust provides permanent, supportive housing in down town L.A. for those in extreme poverty, with poor health, disabilities, mental illness and addiction.
It is 112 years since the SS Ventnor sank off the coast of New Zealand, and it has finally be found. Crew and 499 coffins carrying the remains of Chinese gold miners were lost.
Simon Morton meets contestants, robots and Professor Jacky Baltes at Robot World 2014 held recently in Seoul, South Korea.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
A University of Otago psychologist is optimistic that games could be a successful early intervention for preschoolers at risk of being diagnosed with ADHD.
Duck and Cherry Salad, Lamb Shanks with Red Wine and Preserved Cherries, Cherry Clafoutis, Cherry and Rose Semifreddo, Custard Cherry Cake...
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