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An Invercargill woman with 37 cats has been told by the Invercargill District Court she must get rid of all but three of them. (AUDIO)
The Southern District Health Board is promising a full investigation into the care of a woman who set herself alight at a Dunedin petrol station yesterday.
Police are appealing for a tractor driver and two cyclists seen in the vicinity of the Arthur's Pass blaze just after it started yesterday to contact them.
Hundreds of people are attending ceremonies throughout New Zealand today to mark 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp.
Two hundred Port of Lyttelton workers have voted to walk off the job for 24 hours on 11 February, in support of their pay claims.
A 60-year-old man has been remanded in custody and granted interim name suppression after appearing in court over after a fatal assault in Whangarei.
A Christchurch man who died in a car crash on his way to swim at the beach was so drunk he would have been at serious risk of drowning, the coroner has found.
A winter storm pounded the northeastern United States on Monday, hitting tens of millions of people and forcing the rare cancellation of Broadway shows in an "historic" New York blizzard.
Water reserves have come online that should help helicopters battling a major fire on a high-country station near Arthur's Pass. (AUDIO)
The Government hopes to improve science teaching with a new $2 million-a-year scheme that will partner teachers of children in years 1 to 10 with science organisations.
Two people have been nominated for the position of Labour Party president, the Labour Party says.
The police are investigating after a man's body was pulled from the Whanganui River early this morning.
The Solomon Islands Prime Minister has announced plans to boost the country's economic growth and tackle corruption in a major speech to announce his newly-elected government's policies.
The EU warms Greece its place in the eurozone is at risk if new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras fails to meet the country's austerity and debt commitments.
The 14 time grand slam winner Rafa Nadal has been eliminated from the Australian Tennis Open, beaten in straight sets by Czech player Tomas Berdych.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Benjamin Steiner, who survived the horrors of the camp, shared some memories from that time with Simon Mercep.
British comedian and master storyteller Mark Thomas talks about the operatic show he wrote in honour of his larger-than-life opera-loving father.
Synth pop, dreamy rock and bass-heavy bangers. These are the sounds of Laneway 2015.
A salty sport enjoyed by thousands in New Zealand due to the long island coastlines and consistent sea swells.
Last year's election saw unprecedented efforts to get out the youth vote. Did they work?
Finding out about New Zealand's birds with birdwatcher Hugh Robertson. This week Simon and Hugh head out in search of a native green parakeet, the kakariki.
Kathryn Ryan talks to former Black Panther Emory Douglas, whose art became iconic of the American civil rights movement.
The documentary series The Trouble With Murder looks into how attitudes towards punishment for murder has changed over the last 60 years in New Zealand.
Wallace Chapman talks to writer Helen Razer about the decline of reason and other things that make her want to scream.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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