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Israel has mobilised 16,000 additional reservists, taking their force to 86,000 soldiers, as operations in Gaza continue despite international criticism after a UN-run school was shelled, killing 16 civilians.
Parliament's 50th Parliament has adjourned as the electorate prepares for a general election on 20 September and will resume when a new Government is formed.
The Christchurch City Council says it is aware of a privacy breach where parking enforcement documents were found blowing out from an unsecured storage unit.
Instructions to spectators at the Hampden Park athletics stadium in Glasgow are either to "Gie it laldie", or to "Hod your wheest" ... and then there's the "Weegie Wave".
The measles outbreak in Waikato has now spread to Northland. A case has been confirmed in a child whose family had visitors from Waikato and who had not been immunised.
The Israeli ambassador to New Zealand is defending his country's military involvement in Gaza after international condemnation of the bombing of a UN-run school, killing at least 16 civilians. (AUDIO)
Rolf Harris's sentence for sex offences will not be referred to an appeals court, despite numerous complaints that it was too lenient, Britain's attorney-general says.
A teenager collapsed and had to be held up by security guards at the High Court in Auckland after being found guilty of murdering a homeless man off Queen Street. (AUDIO)
Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister has emphasised the relevance of the Pacific Islands Forum as a vehicle for addressing big issues.
Eight of the country's top fencers sweat their way through a gruelling six hour event to see who can erect the strongest, straightest and tidiest fence.
Journalist Nina Teicholz suggests that fat is not the enemy, and that our long-held beliefs don't add up.
Musicologist Samantha Owens introduces us to some of the working German musicians who visited to our shores from the 1850s up until the outbreak of World War I.
Teaching children how to play chess gives them strategies for life, as seen in the film inspired by this Gisborne club.
Movie-makers and actors, videos and ephemera related to the NZ International Film Festival 2014.
Eminent historian Professor Margaret MacMillan explores the origins of the First World War, and the contemporary parallels to what happened a century ago.
Forestry, agriculture, manufacturing and construction are high-risk industries for NZ workers. What can be done?
Clinical psychologist Nigel Latta went back to school to see the education system in action.
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