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The search for a boy swept into the sea at Mount Maunganui will resume at dawn. The five-year-old was playing with his cousins when a rogue wave took him. (AUDIO)
A wananga has been forced to repay $5.9 million and the Serious Fraud Office called in after a Tertiary Education Commission and Qualifications Authority investigation. (AUDIO)
Legendary Australian rock band AC/DC's founding guitarist Malcolm Young will not be returning to the line-up for its new record, Rock or Bust, because he's suffering from dementia.
Labour leadership candidate David Cunliffe had no knowledge of a Twitter account set up by wife Karen Price in which she criticised members of his caucus, he says. (AUDIO)
A coroner says there were significant delays in a police investigation into the death of a teenage boy from Lower Hutt. Michael Lafou died of alcohol poisoning in August 2012. (AUDIO)
Waikato and Waitemata have experienced a jump in violent and sexual crime in the past year. Nationwide, crime has dropped 3.2 percent this year but fewer crimes are resolved. (AUDIO)
California has become the first American state to introduce a law allowing family members to get a court order to impound firearms if they believe a close relative might commit a gun crime.
Any chance of a clean fight for the Labour leadership is looking slim after David Cunliffe and Grant Robertson yesterday took pot-shots at each other. (VIDEO)
The Rail and Maritime Transport Union is angry Lyttelton Port's chief executive is to get a pay rise of nearly $200,000 despite three deaths occurring on site since December.
Australia's Refugee Action Coalition says the recent release of unaccompanied minors from the Nauru detention centre indicates that protests there are having some effect.
The pace bowler Doug Bracewell has done his penance and is back in favour with New Zealand cricket selectors for the upcoming Pakistan series in the UAE.
Maori Television has confirmed two jobs will be axed in a restructuring proposal. Chief executive Paora Maxwell says the company is adjusting to the digital environment.
New Zealand businesses are paying their bills faster, reflecting the strength of the economy, an economics adviser says. All up, 66 percent of invoices were paid within 30 days.
Paul Sorrell introduces a town where you can find glorious stone buildings, a vast array of steampunk paraphernalia and the ubiquitous cheese roll.
One of Aotearoa’s foremost cultural ambassadors Moana Maniapoto and her group showcase their unique brand of female harmonies and haka.
The Māori word of the week is: kaiko - teacher. He kaiako tērā wahine. That woman is a teacher.
NZ, 1914, and the biggest war the world has known has just broken out in Europe – a compelling novel by David Hill about the First World War for 9-12 year olds.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music. Listen to Radio NZ National at 11pm Friday, or online now.
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