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The man who raped and murdered a Christchurch woman spat as he left the dock in the High Court at Christchurch this morning. Aaron McDonald will serve at least 21 years in jail.
Qantas has suffered a massive $A2.8 billion loss, the biggest in the airline's history, following another poor performance from its international division and its battle with rival Virgin.
Aucklanders face higher rates rises over the next decade, and a stark choice about having to pay extra if they want all of the city's major transport projects delivered.
The police used unjustified and excessive force when breaking up an Auckland party during which a teenager's teeth were knocked out, the police watchdog has found.
A group representing the country's airlines is defending the cost of regional air travel, saying Air New Zealand is not the only one flying the routes. (AUDIO)
A Nelson man has died while working on a Talleys fishing boat in the Kiribati Islands region. New Zealand investigators have been sent to the ship, now docked in Samoa.
A nine-year-old girl in the United States has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered submachine gun. Charles Vacca was shot in the head.
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is delighted with the latest 3News-Reid Research poll which has his party's support at 4.6 percent. New Zealand First's support is also up. (AUDIO)
Half of Auckland's fresh waterways are too polluted to use and future generations will face a multi-billion dollar bill to clean up, according to environmental managers.
Reports from West Papua say the body of a senior separatist leader, Martinus Yohame, has been found - six days after he was allegedly abducted.
The New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko, is taking a week off after having a procedure to drain a cyst on her wrist in a bid to be fit for the...
The Maori Party says it wants to make Te Reo compulsorily available in all schools and increase funding for Maori language teacher trainees.
The New Zealand dollar is expected to drop further from recent highs, bringing relief to hard-hit exporters. The currency has dropped about 5.5 percent in the last month.
The architect of Christchurch's cardboard cathedral talks about providing shelter, community centres and spiritual places in post disaster zones.
Australian journalist Frank Walker has investigated the deliberate exposure of soldiers to British nuclear tests in Australia in the 1950s and '60s.
The voices of the men and women who were there to tell the story of New Zealand in the First World War.
Celia Lashlie says boys learn through action and consequence - and the consequence must be clear.
A collection of audio which explores the history of the Treaty of Waitangi, drawn from the Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero collection.
The Māori word of the week is: waea. Kei hea taku waea? Where's my phone?
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