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Any chance of a clean fight for the Labour leadership is looking slim after David Cunliffe and Grant Robertson yesterday took pot-shots at each other. (VIDEO)
Thousands more people are joining pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong ahead of what organisers are confident will be the largest day so far, on China's National Day holiday.
The plan to turn 16 prisons into working prisons by 2017 is being labelled ambitious and some question whether it can be done with current resources. (VIDEO)
The Post Primary Teachers' Association is planning a revolt against the body that registers and disciplines teachers. Possible measures include industrial action.
English football giants Manchester United are thinking about playing midweek friendlies abroad to help manager Louis van Gaal prepare for Premier League matches.
A row is brewing between senior doctors and health chiefs in the lower North Island over a planned major reorganisation of medical testing services. DHBs say privatisation is possible.
The head of the US Secret Service has taken responsibility for security lapses at the White House, saying the recent intrusion by a knife-wielding man will not occur again. (AUDIO)
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has accused the United Nations Security Council of paralysis and impotence, saying it is time for actions in the world's war zones. (AUDIO)
A magnitude 3.9 earthquake rattled the North Canterbury town of Oxford early this morning. Emergency services said there were no reports of damage.
Tonga's acting prime minister has refused to accept the resignation of four Public Servants Commission commissioners.
The Northern Districts cricketers have ended their Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India with a 6-wicket loss to the Barbados Tridents to finish bottom of their group.
Protesters who staged a sit-in outside an oil conference in central Auckland are planning several more protests in coming months.
Air New Zealand says there is huge opportunity to pick up on the demand for travel in the Asia-Pacific region and it has got an eye on Latin America in the medium term. (AUDIO)
A bad reaction to anti-malarial medication while travelling in India wiped David Stuart MacLean's memory. It's taken 12 years to recover.
Hugh Robertson and Simon Morton go bush in search of a delightful wee fluffy bird that looks a bit like a robin.
An exhibition at Te Papa explores 100 million years of evolution of the tyrannosaur family.
The seminal dub and soul marauders recently toured Europe and the UK. Chopper Reeds, the band's saxophonist, documented the trip.
Some rest homes in the UK are combating the loneliness of their residents by throwing cocktail mix and mingles with the younger generations.
Jazz-bassist Nick Tipping investigates the monster virtuosos of the deep, foot-stomping bass lines
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