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BREAKING NEWS - Valerie Adams named world female athlete of the year at the IAAF awards
With just over a week to go before a safety audit deadline for adventure tourism companies, Worksafe New Zealand says about 200 businesses still have to be approved.
Leading environment protection agency Forest and Bird says habitat that has missed out on pest control in the past year is now worse off than before.
International visitors are spending more money in New Zealand, with spending from Chinese visitors hitting a record $979 million in the year to September.
A multi-million dollar fish factory is opening in Greymouth today, with the promise of more than 50 new jobs for the people of the West Coast by the end of next year.
The New Zealand Alpine Club says the death of two climbers on a club trip to the summit of Mount Taranaki is a tragic reminder to people to be more aware of time and weather.
The head of a Wellington-based film school says the production of Disney feature Pete's Dragon in the region will provide steady employment for graduates.
Transport Agency engineers will be out on Monday assessing the construction site of a new bridge near Tauranga, after it was badly damaged by fire.
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has been unanimously elected chair of the International Democrat Union, a global group of conservative and centre-right political parties.
Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner has condemned US President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform.
More election results have come in overnight from Solomon Islands as counting enters its third and probably final full day.
The second cricket test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Dubai has ended in a draw after the tourists set up a challenging target off the back of a brilliant Ross Taylor century.
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.
Millions of dollars of deals in dairying, telecommunications and food research have been announced during the Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to New Zealand.
Mac Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the annual Invercargill to Auckland pigeon race, covering a distance of over 1,200 kilometres - as the pigeon flies.
What will music look and sound like in the future? Victoria University students are creating robotics systems to drive old and new musical instruments.
A Manawatu farming couple have become one of nearly a dozen New Zealanders to set up a glamorous camping business on their property.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
It is 112 years since the SS Ventnor sank off the coast of New Zealand, and it has finally be found. Crew and 499 coffins carrying the remains of Chinese gold miners were lost.
Duck and Cherry Salad, Lamb Shanks with Red Wine and Preserved Cherries, Cherry Clafoutis, Cherry and Rose Semifreddo, Custard Cherry Cake...
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