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The Prime Minister has released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters. The final draft contains proposals previously announced by John Key.
Labour leader Andrew Little says State Services Commissioner Ian Rennie should step down over his mishandling of the resignation of the CERA head Roger Sutton.
The findings of an inquiry into allegations former Justice Minister Judith Collins was involved in a smear campaign are expected this week. Ms Collins resigned in September.
Police say the condition of a person who was seriously injured in a plane crash on a private airfield in Southland near Winton this afternoon is improving, and their injuries are not life threatening.
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year by an independent panel, the fourth player from New Zealand to win the prestigious award.
A group of researchers is calling on the Government to develop a strategy around the country's population change and growth to avoid problems such as regional decline.
A complaint has been laid about a trust used to fund two of Auckland mayor Len Brown's election campaigns. The complainant says she laid the complaint with the council a year ago.
Green Party co-leader Russel Norman warns New Zealand should not compromise its principles on human rights for trade with its biggest export market China.
United States troops in Afghanistan will be allowed to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan from 2015, US officials say, expanding their role after the end of major combat operations.
The Commonwealth Observer Group monitoring the Solomon Islands election says significant impediments remain to women successfully standing for election in the country.
Five second half tries have helped the All Blacks to a 34-16 win over Wales at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, the victory marking Richie McCaw's 100th test as captain.
A Taranaki polytechnic wants to talk to every student who enrolled in its failed Maori performing arts course so it can work out how to help them.
A major Chinese dairy company has announced plans to invest a further $400 million in New Zealand dairy projects as-well-as research work with Lincoln University.
In Dunedin a volunteer-built predator-proof fence protects a small colony of fairy prions, breeding on a narrow ledge halfway down a 70-metre high cliff.
An entertaining account of 59-year-old Venetia Sherson’s experience working as a WWOOFer in Italy.
Dr Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists talks to Simon Morton about how bacteria plays a crucial role in the formation of the nervous system.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
The Māori word of the week is: āporo - apple. Tapatapahia ngā āporo. Slice the apples.
Stan Abbott at the Roof Water Research Centre at Massey University is an enthusiastic advocate for - safely - collecting rain water in both urban and rural situations.
A University of Otago psychologist is optimistic that games could be a successful early intervention for preschoolers at risk of being diagnosed with ADHD.
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