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PM under pressure over SIS papers to blogger

John Key

Election 2014 - Labour says most New Zealanders won't believe Prime Minister John Key when he says he did not know that the SIS was going to release information to a blogger in 2011. (AUDIO)

Put your questions to the politicians

Ask Away

Whether it's poverty, housing or education on your mind, Radio New Zealand has teamed up with Ask Away to let you raise your issues directly with election candidates.

Remains of MH17 dead back in Malaysia

Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a Malaysian victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash during a ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

The first remains of the 43 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster when the plane was shot down over war-torn Ukraine in July have returned home to a national day of mourning.

Planet Key video keeps reappearing

Darren Watson's Planet Key video was ruled an election advertisement.

Attempts by writer Darren Watson to remove his satirical music video Planet Key from the internet have been thwarted by enthusiasts who keep putting it back on-line.

Plan to expose breaches of Privacy Act

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says his office is considering naming and shaming agencies that break the rules on personal information.

Crown makes formal apology to Tuhoe

Tuhoe trio

The people of Tuhoe have accepted an apology from the Crown for killing their ancestors and brutally taking their land, but say they will never forget what happened. (AUDIO)

James Foley killers asked for ransom

James Foley.

Islamic State Jihadists who killed US freelance journalist James Foley had requested that a $US132m ransom be paid to them for him to be released, his employer has said.

McVicar third on Conservatives list

ballot box

The former head of the Sensible Sentencing Trust, Garth McVicar, has made it to number three on the Conservative Party list. He is contesting the Napier seat.

Council alleges $1.5m vehicle fraud

A Dunedin City Council inquiry is trying to find a number of missing council-owned vehicles.

The Dunedin City Council has laid a police complaint claiming 152 of its fleet vehicles were sold and the money pocketed. The council is alleging a $1.5 million fraud.

Fiji police accused of brutality after man dies

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An investigation is underway in Fiji, after a man died after allegedly being beaten by police.

Wallabies hit back at All Blacks' moaning

Jaco Peyper sinbins Beauden Barrett during the 1st Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.

The Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has thrown the All Blacks' refereeing complaints back in their faces ahead of the second Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park.

Crown returns flag to Ngai Tuhoe

A powhiri was performed for the Crown.

The Crown has returned a historic flag to Ngai Tuhoe, to help restore injustices the iwi has suffered at the hands of the Crown. The move came as part of a formal apology. (AUDIO)

Sky Network's profit rises 21%

New Zealand $100 dollar bills

Sky Network Television's net profit rose almost 21 percent, due in part to it gaining more customers and charging higher fees for its programme packages. (AUDIO)

Forestry co-op eyes small plantations

A new forestry co-operative is hoping to cash in on New Zealand's so-called wall of wood.

A new forestry co-operative bankrolled by wealthy Chinese and Australian investors is hoping to cash in on this country's so-called 'wall of wood' which is reaching harvestable age. (AUDIO)