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Extra security guards are being ordered in and the police are clamping down after a rash of threats against Work and Income since the Ashburton triple shooting. (VIDEO)
Election 2014 - National's environmental policy to exclude dairy cows from waterways by 2017 has been roundly criticised by both farming and environmental lobby groups.
An armed operation involving the Waikato Armed Offenders Squad is now over after police swarmed a rural Waikato property this afternoon after shots were heard.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of American journalists by Islamic State jihadists. Footage of Steven Sotloff being beheaded emerged today.
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A man has been charged with manslaughter after a worker died in a tree felling operation near Levin last December.
A monument to remember 300,000 Nazi victims with physical and mental disabilities or chronic illnesses has opened in Berlin - the city's fourth monument to Nazi victims.
The hacker "Rawshark" has released emails that appear to back up claims in Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics that the Whale Oil blog was used to attack critics of a grocery lobby group.
Auckland's central city is home to some of the region's poorest people, living in tiny overcrowded apartments which are threatening to turn some areas into slums.
Voting at polling stations around Fiji has started in the country's landmark election, the first since the ousting of the last elected government in 2006.
The New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson says he doesn't see himself in the role beyond 2017.
The people of Pouakani are considering their next legal move, after the Supreme Court failed to back their claim to a a 32 kilometre section of the Waikato riverbed.
New Zealand's largest banks, institutions and companies are turning to overseas wholesale markets to borrow rather than raising debt at comparatively low interest rates here.
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Todd Niall and Karen Mangnall investigate what the key elections issues mean for New Zealand's biggest and most diverse city.
A personal story of being helped by community mental health and addiction services, and providers describe serious funding issues.
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