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The head of the Security Intelligence Service, Rebecca Kitteridge, will this morning apologise to former Labour Party leader Phil Goff, as a critical report is released.
Parliament will consider legislation under urgency this afternoon aimed at protecting New Zealand from the threat of foreign fighters. The Prime Minister wants cross party support.
The Green Party has produced figures it says show people are spending more and more of their pay packet on electricity - but the industry disputes the calculations as flawed.
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, ending nearly two years in the Pentagon's top job. Officials said Mr Obama wanted fresh leadership during the final two years of his administration.
Historians say the Prime Minister is misrepresenting New Zealand's past by saying it was settled peacefully. But John Key says he stands by his comments to an iwi radio station.
The Government has announced the terms of reference for its inquiry into the escape of the paedophile and murderer Phillip Smith, who absconded overseas. (VIDEO)
The grandfather of 16-year-old Cheyenne Ihaka who was killed in a car crash in July says the arrest of another teenager for framing his grandson comes as little surprise.
A report on the SIS is expected to heavily criticise both the spy agency and the Prime Minister's office over the release of information to right-wing blogger Cameron Slater. (AUDIO)
The Auckland bureau of the ABC is to be axed to meet the $A254 million the government is slashing from its budget from July 2015. A reduction in the news service has also been flagged.
21 people have been arrested on the first day of an operation in Papua New Guinea's Hela Province to try and stop tribal fighting that has plagued the area.
The veteran New Zealand spin bowler Dan Vettori has joined up with the Black Caps in Sharjah and is a possibiltiy to play in the third Test against Pakistan starting tomorrow night.
A "landmark" book on Māori has been launched, with high-profile Māori such as Pita Sharples and Sir Tipene O'Regan praising it for its comprehensive coverage of the history of tangata whenua.
The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long-term has hit an all time high for the third month in a row, as a fast-growing economy attracts people looking for work.
The history of Fletcher Construction is also a history of New Zealand's industrial and infrastructural development, including housing, paper, steel, and electricity manufacturing.
The Shed Project is a wide-reaching initiative offering opportunities to people with disabilities. Amelia Nurse visits a shed in Paraparaumu to find out what the guys are up to.
American surgeon and writer, Atul Gawande's new book is about ageing, illness, medicine - and the importance of having a great life until the very end.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
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.
Indian music, food and a renowned Sattriya dance troupe from northeast India help celebrate the annual Diwali Festival of Lights.
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.
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