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Millions of Greeks are voting in a crucial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout.
Thousands of people welcomed the victorious Highlanders back to Dunedin this morning with songs, cheers, and a whole lot of flag waving.
Police have now formally charged a man with murder in relation to the death of a woman at a house in Dunedin.
Police have identified the body found floating in Wellington harbour this morning but are not releasing it yet.
Ngapuhi says its leader, Sonny Tau, has its full support following a hui attended by the tribe's kaumatua and kuia last week.
Maoridom is mourning the loss of life-long educator and leader, Iria Marama Whiu, who died yesterday in Ruatoki.
The threat of legal action from angry parents has prompted Crown Law to draft advice for schools.
More than 1000 people have joined a community march through Oamaru to fight against proposed health funding cuts that will affect the local hospital.
The Southland Sharks have beaten the defending champions, the Wellington Saints, 72-68 in the National Basketball League final in Wellington.
The annual surge in flu cases has begun, but the news isn't all bad; A specialist says the strains going around are matching this year's vaccine.
Two people have been seriously injured after a car left the road and rolled down a bank several times before coming to rest in a paddock.
The former deputy leader of New Zealand First has endorsed her replacement as the best person for the job. (AUDIO)
Festivities are continuing in Tonga as the country celebrates the official crowning of King Tupou VI, which took place in Nuku'alofa this morning.
Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows and crowned a new world hot dog eating champion as they celebrated Independence Day in traditional style on Saturday.
Jamie Joseph completed one of the great coaching redemption stories when his Highlanders clinched their first Super Rugby crown.
Do women change colour when they ovulate? And could antibiotic use in childhood be making us heavier in later life?
William Dart reviews recent albums from Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett and Stealing Sheep. For real.
Thirty years since the sinking of the Greenpeace ship, Linda Clark chairs a debate featuring key parties in the post sinking arbitrations and negotiations.
If you ever see the work of Mica Still, you won't be able to walk past without a smile on your face.
Twenty-two-year-old Deborah Taylor transported hundreds of injured New Zealand soldiers for treatment to a Military Hospital, deep in rural Hampshire.
American linguistics Professor Geoffrey Nunberg says English-speakers take a perverse pride in our spelling, which trips up even literate adults.
Should the new Harmful Digital Communication Act prompt a rethink of how news media exploit social media?
Apple's new music streaming service with tech correspondent Peter Griffin.
Cliff Fell talks to Bryan Crump about the school of Martian poetry.
The Government should use its presidency of the UN Security Council to highlight the threat climate change poses to peace and security, says the Green Party.
The Building and Housing Minister has announced the development of two new special housing areas in south Auckland, providing up to 1800 new homes.
The ACC Minister has defended New Zealand's new vehicle licensing system saying the Government will work through the problems affecting tens of thousands of cars. (COMMENTS)
Two opposition MPs on Nauru want the Supreme Court to rule on their right to a lawyer of their choice, after their Australian lawyer was refused a visa to enter the country.
US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and government information.
The Black Ferns veteran half-back Emma Jensen could equal Anna Richards' record of 49 Test caps when the New Zealand women's rugby team takes on America on Monday.
The Northland Conservation Board chair says he is not about to resume his seat on the Tūhoronuku board just because Sonny Tau had stepped down.
Shares in the struggling Pumpkin Patch have fallen 13 percent after the company signalled a modest annual loss, and a sharp fall in future earnings.
Fonterra will review the judge's written decision on the Eltham buttermilk case, before making a decision on any appeal.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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