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The man dubbed the Beast of Blenheim in connection with multiple sex crimes been sentenced to an extra six months in jail. The sentence was for breach of parole.
Former Malaysian defence attaché Muhammad Rizalman, who is accused of attacking a Wellington woman, has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces and elected trial by jury.
The number of reported cyber attacks on New Zealand computer networks is increasing 60 percent each year according to the Government Communications Security Bureau. (AUDIO)
Chinese President Xi Jinping has said his country has an insatiable appetite for New Zealand products and a new trade deal with Australia does not threaten that. (AUDIO)
A three-year-old died after she was hit by a four wheel drive vehicle on a driveway in the west Auckland suburb of Te Atatu Peninsula this morning.
Teenage singer, Lorde, has taken home a bundle of trophies from last night's New Zealand Music Awards. The 18-year-old Aucklander won six Tuis, including album and single of the year. (VIDEO)
A Tauranga volunteer firefighter says a blaze that caused millions of dollars of damage to a bridge is being treated as suspicious following number of suspicious fires in Papamoa.
Power Play with Brent Edwards - Slowly but surely, the Government appears to be softening the public up to break its promise of getting its finances back into surplus this financial year.
A fierce storm is bringing more snow to parts of the US north-east, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 1 metre of new snow, after eight people died in New York state. (AUDIO)
First official results from the Solomon Islands eelctions show there will be at leat two new MPs.
The All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will bring up yet another milestone at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff this weekend when he captains the side for the 100th time in a test match. (AUDIO)
Public health specialist Michael Baker says Māori are over-represented in the number of people who die in low rental accommodation.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare expects to see a 20-fold increase in the number of patients using its key respiratory and acute care products within 10 years. (AUDIO)
The development of the oral contraceptive pill in the 1950s was a massive development scientifically, with an equally significant social and cultural impact.
The 49th annual awards for popular music, affectionately know as The Tuis, took place on Thursday night. Explore our coverage of this - and previous years - New Zealand Music Awards.
The history of Fletcher Construction is also a history of New Zealand's industrial and infrastructural development, including housing, paper, steel, and electricity manufacturing.
Former IT guy Mike Dickison retrained, completing a PhD on giant flightless birds. Now he curates Whanganui Regional Museum's huge, and largely unknown, moa bone collection.
A University of Otago psychologist is optimistic that games could be a successful early intervention for preschoolers at risk of being diagnosed with ADHD.
What will music look and sound like in the future? Victoria University students are creating robotics systems to drive old and new musical instruments.
Musician Adam McGrath of The Eastern gives an insight into life on the road, and the psyche of the locals of Stewart Island.
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