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Leading environment protection agency Forest and Bird says habitat that has missed out on pest control in the past year is now worse off than before.
The head of a Wellington-based film school says the production of Disney feature Pete's Dragon in the region will provide steady employment for graduates.
The second cricket test between New Zealand and Pakistan in Dubai has ended in a draw after Pakistan held on for the draw after being set a challenging target of 261.
Millions of dollars of deals in dairying, telecommunications and food research have been announced during the Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to New Zealand.
The secondary teachers' union says the Government's flagship education policy could fundamentally change the school system and it is critical primary teachers get on board with it. (AUDIO)
Department of Conservation director-general Lou Sanson claims the deparment now has the resources to do its job after its annual report showed it failed to meet key goals in pest controls. (AUDIO)
Aviation companies are lining up to provide regular flights to Kaitaia after Air New Zealand's decision to abandon the service at the top of the North Island as it was uneconomic. (AUDIO)
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has been unanimously elected chair of the International Democrat Union, a global group of conservative and centre-right political parties.
Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang, have led mass protests in the capital. The marches were generally peaceful.
More election results have come in overnight from Solomon Islands as counting enters its third and probably final full day.
The All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will bring up yet another milestone at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff this weekend when he captains the side for the 100th time in a Test match. (AUDIO)
A Taranaki polytechnic wants to talk to every student who enrolled in its failed Maori performing arts course so it can work out how to help them.
Ryman Healthcare has posted another record first-half result and is forecasting its second-half will be even stronger.
Mac Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the annual Invercargill to Auckland pigeon race, covering a distance of over 1,200 kilometres - as the pigeon flies.
Former IT guy Mike Dickison retrained, completing a PhD on giant flightless birds. Now he curates Whanganui Regional Museum's huge, and largely unknown, moa bone collection.
An entertaining account of 59-year-old Venetia Sherson’s experience working as a WWOOFer in Italy.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
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