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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.
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 was seriously injured after a plane crashed through a fence and flipped on its roof on a private airfield in Southland. Three other people suffered bruises and scratches.
A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($US161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg. The buyer was a private person from the Middle East say auctioneers.
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.
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.
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 bishop's crozier gifted to the Anglican Bishop of Auckland in 1914, is being gifted to the Anglican Maori Bishop at a ceremony on Sunday. The crozier is an intricately carved pastoral staff.
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.
In Dunedin a volunteer-built predator-proof fence protects a small colony of fairy prions, breeding on a narrow ledge halfway down a 70-metre high cliff.
New Zealand actors give their own interpretations of a number of Shakespearean Monologues.
Dr Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists talks to Simon Morton about how bacteria plays a crucial role in the formation of the nervous system.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
Simon Morton meets contestants, robots and Professor Jacky Baltes at Robot World 2014 held recently in Seoul, South Korea.
An entertaining account of 59-year-old Venetia Sherson’s experience working as a WWOOFer in Italy.
Musician Adam McGrath of The Eastern gives an insight into life on the road, and the psyche of the locals of Stewart Island.
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