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A Tauranga man threatened by a gunman in the city on Wednesday night handed over his car keys before "he went his way, I went the opposite way". The gunman also fired at police. (AUDIO)
The Earthquake Commission has settled 85 percent of Canterbury building claims and paid $6.8 billion in settlements, it says. All up, 143,900 claims have been resolved.
Shotputter Valerie Adams has taken gold in the Commonwealth Games shot put event, and weightlifter Stanislav Chalaev has won silver. New Zealand also has three bronzes on day seven.
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".
A blaze at a major west Auckland film studio is believed to have damaged set equipment and models for the Hollywood production Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2.
A former lawyer for Arthur Allan Thomas has criticised the police review into the Crewe murders as a complete waste of time and money. The findings were released on Wednesday. (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 Dunedin demolition worker has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing a stranger at a central city bar. Ryan Court died in the bathrooms of the Craft Bar, in the Octagon.
The French Polynesian president, Gaston Flosse, has told the opposition in the territorial assembly that no matter what it does it won't be able to take down his party.
Teaching children how to play chess gives them strategies for life, as seen in the film inspired by this Gisborne club.
A beekeeper and an astrophysicist form an unlikely relationship which is traced through parallel universes in a new play by Nick Payne.
According to a recovered addict and author on addiction and mental health issues.
Spinach Pies from Crete, Caramelised Fennel, Mint and Toasted Almond Pie, Hearty Tamarillo Bourguignon Pie, Chicken and Salsify Pie...
Movie-makers and actors, videos and ephemera related to the NZ International Film Festival 2014.
Ngā Reo o te Whenua is a documentary about Dr Richard Nunns who has dedicated the last thirty years to revitalising tāonga pūoro.
The former adman, political strategist, environmental campaigner, mayor, and subject of the new biography, Wild Westie, talks with Kim Hill about his life.
Jeremy Rose talks to Professor Shaun Holt about the pros and cons of natural therapies in the treatment of cancer.
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