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Schools in some of Northland's poorest communities agree with Prime Minister John Key that a universal lunch programme is not the best way to help hungry children. (AUDIO)
Auckland's giant Queen Street Santa has been axed after adorning major city buildings for 54 years. Heart of the City says it can't afford the $180,000 cost.
John Key is refusing to answer questions in Parliament about his contact with Cameron Slater, saying he never called or texted him in his capacity as Prime Minister. (AUDIO)
A Malaysian defence attache accused of a sex crime is expected to return to New Zealand this weekend. He is expected to appear in the Wellington District Court on Saturday. (AUDIO)
A man who has no use of his legs has been blasted by the police in Manukau after allegedly being caught using a shortened walking stick to operate his car's brake and accelerator. (AUDIO)
The clothing giant Glassons has no plans to pull an advertisement which has been slammed by animal rights groups for glamourising animal cruelty. (AUDIO)
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, has died at the age of 93.
Parliament's Speaker has agreed for another MP to pick up Hone Harawira's Feed the Kids member's bill for breakfast and lunch to be provided in decile one to two schools. (AUDIO)
The oil and gas industry has been talking up its environmental credentials at a conference in New Plymouth this week, while outside protestors try to get their message across.
An audit into the Fiji military's spending shows it spent 23 million US dollars over its allocated budget in 2007, the year after it staged a coup.
Michael Cheika has been confirmed as the new coach of the Wallabies by the Australian Rugby Union, four days after Ewen McKenzie dramatically quit the job.
Maori Television's head of news and production Julian Wilcox has resigned after 10 years at the broadcaster, which is undergoing a restructure.
Fletcher Building's profit guidance for this year has disappointed the market. The mid-point is 2 percent below analysts' consensus forecasts.
Cartoonist Randall Munroe has a cult following for his witty take on the world of science and geeks, as seen on the xkcd website. He discusses What If? with Kathryn Ryan.
We think it's important to highlight some of our less appreciated lifeforms – let us know which of them should become the first Spineless Wonder of the Year.
An historian and photographer with a shared interest in outdoor themes show some of the photos from their book Tramping: A New Zealand History.
Thomas Piketty sparked global debate with his proposals for taxing wealth and improving income equality. Three local economists discuss his thesis in the New Zealand context
Businesses and government agencies are trying to find new ways to authenticate their customers' identities in a networked age.
Arapata Hakiwai talks about the contribution made by Sir Apirana Ngata to the restoration and preservation of traditional Māori art.
Canadian film director and screenwriter, David Cronenberg's films are often shocking and confronting, but he tells Kathryn Ryan "it’s play".
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