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Little porkies told by two and three-year-olds are cause for celebration, according to one of the world's leading authorities on why children lie. (AUDIO)
One or more of the five people arrested in connection with a woman found critically injured on the side of a road north of Auckland, are now charged with attempted murder.
Wiping the debt of people who have been staying in motels for emergency accommodation would not be fair to others in the system, the Social Development Minister says. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Human remains retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight suggest that there was an explosion on board the plane.
A Northland man returning from a trip to South Africa has been caught with $2 million worth of methamphetamine in his luggage.
A group of North Koreans working at a state-run restaurant overseas have defected, South Korea has confirmed.
A Nelson woman who racked up benefit fraud of almost $150,000 has been sentenced to 10 months home detention.
17 people are being investigated and two have been charged in Fiji with using Cyclone Winston relief funds fraudulently.
More building inspections are failing as new house construction ramps up, the Minister for Housing and Building says.
Two teenagers who robbed and murdered a 54-year-old man in an Auckland motel have been jailed for more than 10 years.
The Building and Housing Minister is seeking more money from Thursday's Budget to free up Crown land for house-building in Auckland. (COMMENTS)
Students at the University of Papua New Guinea have been told to vacate the campus within 48 hours after semester one was suspended for an indefinite period.
Greece has begun evacuating thousands of stranded refugees from the makeshift Idomeni camp on its northern border with Macedonia.
The New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker will lose his mandatory IBF title challenge if he fails to beat his next opponent, Australian Solomon Haumona.
- Linda Tirado - Down and Out in Utah and Washington DC
- Scathing emergency housing policy review revealed
- Emergency WINZ debt at over $50k for family
- Gary Bolles: education and work parachutes
- Political commentators Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
The Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North wants to get people thinking and talking about the current refugee crisis. (AUDIO, GALLERY)
New research shows that Lego has become much more violent over the years since being patented in 1958. (AUDIO)
Some Northland residents are living life in the path of a logging truck – and there seems to be no way out. (AUDIO)
The support network Red Frogs began nearly 20 years ago when 'skateboarding accountant' Andy Gourley started handing out lollies at Schoolies Week on the Gold Coast. (VIDEO, AUDIO)
The Wireless tries out the new “beauty” function that's basically a white-washing tool.
Our regional TV stations are struggling and public funding is now switching to multimedia projects instead. Mediawatch asks where the money is going and what the plan is. (AUDIO)
Simon Morton meets Manawatu farrier (and ex-cowboy) Jason Wood. (AUDIO, GALLERY)
A high level of gay and bisexual men are still being infected with HIV in New Zealand, research indicates. (AUDIO)
Airlines will not stop breaching New Zealand's border rules unless they are likely to face prosecution, Labour says.
Political inteference has been blamed for Vanuatu being unable to send a team of delegates to the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts.
Raw sewage from research bases is contaminating Antarctica's pristine ocean, affecting fish, seals, penguins and other marine creatures, researchers say.
All Whites striker Shane Smeltz has been ruled out of the OFC Nations Cup after suffering from a recurring foot injury during the A-League season.
The driver facing charges over a fatal crash following a police pursuit north of Wellington over the weekend remains in hospital.
The owners of Māori land earmarked for development in the eastern Bay of Plenty will have their rates written off for the first five years.
Sports Call - Joseph Parker may have proven he's a contender for the world title, but there's no guarantee that fight will happen, writes Stephen Hewson. (COMMENTS)
Fonterra's forecast farmgate milk price for the upcoming season is expected to be well below the break-even point for farmers. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
The first ever samples of New Zealand seeds to be stored in the Arctic's underground global seed vault are arriving at the Svalbard archipelago today.
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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