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In its strongest criticism yet of Israel's military operations in Gaza, the United States has said the shelling this week of a UN-run school used as a civilian shelter is "totally indefensible".
Former ACT MP and Auckland mayor John Banks will today find out if he can keep his clean record. Banks was found guilty in May of filing a false electoral return.
World Health Organisation head Margaret Chanand and the leaders of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100 million response plan.
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.
New Zealand has added gold, silver and bronze to their Commonwealth Games haul. The new medals come in the women's cycling, para bowls and men's gymnastics.
The Israeli ambassador to New Zealand is defending his country's military involvement in Gaza after its bombing of a UN-run school was condemned internationally. (AUDIO)
Israel has mobilised 16,000 additional reservists, taking their force to 86,000 soldiers, as operations in Gaza continue despite international criticism after a UN-run school was shelled, killing 16 civilians.
A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car on State Highway 3, near Palmerston North, the New Zealand Transport Agency says. The road is closed and a diversion is in place.
The Pacific Islands Leaders Forum draws to a close today, with the first woman ever appointed as the Forum's new Secretary-General.
David Steemson drops in on Eric Von Hurst, one of only two certified kilt makers in New Zealand.
Clinical psychologist Nigel Latta went back to school to see the education system in action.
The story of the drovers who moved stock around the country and helped shaped our nation.
In recognition of New Zealand's first Loss and Grief Awareness Week, David Steemson visited the Grief Support and Educational Trust in Birkenhead and meets trustee Mark Ebery.
Movie-makers and actors, videos and ephemera related to the NZ International Film Festival 2014.
Spinach Pies from Crete, Caramelised Fennel, Mint and Toasted Almond Pie, Hearty Tamarillo Bourguignon Pie, Chicken and Salsify Pie...
The story of four convicts who spent more than nine years on the Snares Islands in the early years of the nineteenth century
The former adman, political strategist, environmental campaigner, mayor, and subject of the new biography, Wild Westie, talks with Kim Hill about his life.
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