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Former ACT leader John Banks has been sentenced to community work for filing a false electoral return, but says he is innocent and will appeal against his conviction. (VIDEO)
The Prime Minister's office is denying the fibre-optic cable that links New Zealand with the world is being intercepted, following revelations an NSA engineer visited last year. (AUDIO)
Chinese group Shanghai Pengxin has signed a sale and purchase agreement for a 14,000-hectare farming station in the North Island. The deal is subject to regulatory approval.
You know the election is not far away when political parties start ramping up the rhetoric on race relations. The race debate has flared on two different fronts this week.
The Christchurch City Council is considering selling $400m of assets to address a nearly $1b shortfall in financing the city's rebuild. Mayor Lianne Dalziel doesn't want to raise rates. (AUDIO)
The New Zealand Government has donated $250,000 in aid money to help with relief work in Gaza. It has condemned the ongoing violence and said it's likely to contribute more.
Israel and Hamas have put into effect an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza on Friday. However, just hours later, Palestinian officials said four people had been killed. (AUDIO)
Firefighters are keeping watch on two fires in Southland and Central Otago overnight as it's too dangerous to fight them in the dark on Friday. No homes are under threat.
The proposed One Fiji party says its application was rejected by the Registrar of Political Parties because it didn't provide enough signatures to support its application.
Meet big shark experts & little shark fans at a shark dissection and hear the latest about great whites.
Journalist Nina Teicholz suggests that fat is not the enemy, and that our long-held beliefs don't add up.
Introducing 50 new Māori words over 50 weeks.
A new exhibition at Toitu-Otago Settlers Museum looks at the effect of World War One on Dunedin and its people.
Movie-makers and actors, videos and ephemera related to the NZ International Film Festival 2014.
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Tiaho Trust celebrates the contributions people with disabilites make to society and is promoting Northland as an accessible tourism destination.
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