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The Prime Minister has released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters. The final draft contains proposals previously announced by John Key.
Labour leader Andrew Little says State Services Commissioner Ian Rennie should step down over his mishandling of the resignation of the CERA head Roger Sutton.
The findings of an inquiry into allegations former Justice Minister Judith Collins was involved in a smear campaign are expected this week. Ms Collins resigned in September.
United States troops in Afghanistan will be allowed to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan from 2015, US officials say, expanding their role after the end of major combat operations.
One person is seriously injured after a light plane crash in Southland this afternoon. Police say everyone on board was able to get out of the plane, thought to be a Cessna 182.
A group of researchers is calling on the Government to develop a strategy around the country's population change and growth to avoid problems such as regional decline.
A complaint has been laid about a trust used to fund two of Auckland mayor Len Brown's election campaigns. The complainant says she laid the complaint with the council a year ago.
Green Party co-leader Russel Norman warns New Zealand should not compromise its principles on human rights for trade with its biggest export market China.
A senior adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country.
The Commonwealth Observer Group monitoring the Solomon Islands election says significant impediments remain to women successfully standing for election in the country.
The All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year by an independent panel, the fourth player from New Zealand to win the prestigious...
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.
A major Chinese dairy company has announced plans to invest a further $400 million in New Zealand dairy projects as-well-as research work with Lincoln University.
Stan Abbott at the Roof Water Research Centre at Massey University is an enthusiastic advocate for - safely - collecting rain water in both urban and rural situations.
The Māori word of the week is: āporo - apple. Tapatapahia ngā āporo. Slice the apples.
The development of the oral contraceptive pill in the 1950s was a massive development scientifically, with an equally significant social and cultural impact.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
Seven artists collaborated on an exhibition featuring contemporary interpretation of Waka Huia, intricately designed treasure boxes.
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
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