Radio New Zealand

From 7 am today Wallace Chapman and Mary Wilson host a live programme analysing the result of the 2014 election.

Election 2014

John Key declares victory for National

John Key declares victory for the National Party.
The National Party has won the 2014 election by a broad margin, and is set to have 61 seats in a 121 seat Parliament. Political Reporter Liz Banas watched events unfold.


National Party sweeps to victory

John Key.
The National Party has emerged a clear winner in the 2014 general election and Prime Minister-elect John Key has vowed to continue to provide strong and stable government. (VIDEO)

Election Results

Full results

Fonterra and Danone resume arbitration

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Fonterra and Danone are back in formal talks aimed at settling a disagreement over last year's botulism scare and will be back in court in New Zealand in October.

Plane crash kills four in PNG

A photo taken on September 3, 2014 shows a view of the river near the town of Malalaua in the jungle of Papua New Guinea.

Four people have been killed in a charter plane crash near the capital Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

Magpies defend Ranfurly Shield

Hawkes Bay's Shannan Chase. ITM Cup Rugby, Ranfurly Shield, Hawkes Bay v Bay of Plenty, McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand. Saturday, 20 September, 2014.

Hawkes Bay have successfully defended the Ranfurly Shield, dispatching Bay of Plenty 36-17 in Napier to climb to the top of provincial rugby's Championship.

Woman in hospital after river rescue

Residents are being asked to pick from three council proposals relating to the Waikato River.

Police are praising one of their newly-graduated constables for putting his own life at risk to rescue a woman who had jumped into the Waikato River.

Fiji election authorities call for proof

Fiji's Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem

The elections authorities in Fiji say they say they'll look into allegations of alleged irregularities but they're not satisfied with documents provided so far.

Reedy taught valuable lessons for life

Amster Reedy.

Ngāti Porou teacher and mentor Amster Reedy is being remembered as a man who instilled a sense of pride and inspiration about being Māori in an urban environment.