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Election 2014 - The ACT Party says, if it is elected to Government, it would allow shopkeepers to keep weapons such as baseball bats behind the counter, to protect themselves against crime.
A small volcanic eruption has occurred under Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to its highest level, red.
Election 2014 - In the first week of a new fact-checking column, Brent Edwards checks claims made at the campaign launches of Labour and New Zealand First.
It was another nightmare visit to Eden Park for the Wallabies, sinking to a 12th straight Bledisloe Cup series defeat on Saturday night as the All Blacks dished out a 51-20 hammering.
Feature - While campaigners argue climate change is this generation's nuclear-free moment, reducing greenhouse gas emissions will not be easy. The Wireless takes a look.
A public health specialist says the fact that a common fungus has been found on pohutukawa trees shouldn't concern the general public in New Zealand.
Western countries have angrily condemned the unauthorised entry of Russian aid lorries into rebel-held eastern Ukraine, which Ukraine has said was effectively an invasion.
Justice Minister Judith Collins says she will not be apologising to a public servant for leaking his name and details to a blogger. (AUDIO)
The Christchurch City Council says it will take up to 15 months to complete earthworks designed to protect 21 Port Hills homes from the threat of landslides.
The Fiji Labour Party says the faulty decision to disqualify Steven Singh from contesting next month's election must be promptly reversed or the poll could be delayed.
The Auckland swimmer Lauren Boyle has won her second medal at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast, taking bronze in the 400 metres freestyle.
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)
Spark is signalling this may be the last year its underlying profits will fall. It has reported a near doubling of annual net profit but its underlying result is down nearly 8 percent. (AUDIO)
A collection of conversations with poets about poetry, including some poems.
NIWA fisheries scientist and shark expert Dr Malcolm Francis explains the migratory habits of New Zealand's great white sharks.
Leaders of Pacific Island countries are calling out for the world to address climate change – and the pleas often fall on deaf ears.
This new technology allows a novice to drive a robot or control a computer cursor using only a headset, with minimal training.
To mark the anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth we're releasing a sonnet, read by a New Zealander, each morning at 10:00am.
Surviving members of Aussie band INXS talk about "what Michael (Hutchence) would have wanted" and the recent TV mini-series about them.
The voices of the men and women who were there to tell the story of New Zealand in the First World War.
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