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The new leader of the Labour Party says an apology about the release of information to a right-wing blogger should come from the Prime Minister, not the Security Intelligence Service. (AUDIO)
An elderly woman is in a critical condition and four others are injured following a police chase and crashes in Christchurch. Two of those in hospital are under police guard.
Energy Minister Simon Bridges has rejected claims that people are spending more of their pay packet on power and the government's electricity market is failing. (AUDIO)
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, ending nearly two years in the Pentagon's top job. Officials said Mr Obama wanted fresh leadership during the final two years of his administration.
The veteran New Zealand spin bowler Dan Vettori has joined up with the Black Caps in Sharjah and is a possibility to play in the third Test against Pakistan starting tomorrow night.
A special screening of the third Hobbit movie is being held in Wellington to coincide with the world premiere in London, in an event surrounded in secrecy. (VIDEO)
The grandfather of 16-year-old Cheyenne Ihaka who was killed in a car crash in July says the arrest of another teenager for framing his grandson comes as little surprise.
Parliament will consider legislation under urgency this afternoon aimed at protecting New Zealand from the threat of foreign fighters. The Prime Minister wants cross party support.
The Auckland bureau of the ABC is to be axed to meet the $A254 million the government is slashing from its budget from July 2015. A reduction in the news service has also been flagged.
Solomon Islands police are stepping up operations in Honiara as MPs prepare for the often turbulent period surrounding the formation of the new government.
Having won the biggest payday in the history of women's golf, it's crucial New Zealand's world number three Lydia Ko now takes a break from the game says her coach David Leadbetter.
New Zealand's largest forensic mental health unit, the Mason Clinic, has been given the go-ahead to build a new kaupapa Maori driven unit.
Precinct Properties has sold a building in Auckland's Queen Street to Robert Jones Holdings for $97 million - nearly $1.5 million more than its June book value. (AUDIO)
Cosmo Kentish-Barnes soaks up the atmosphere and meets some of the livestock competitors at the Canterbury A&P Show.
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.
American surgeon and writer, Atul Gawande's new book is about ageing, illness, medicine - and the importance of having a great life until the very end.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
Anthropologist Dr David Boarder Giles has been investigating our cultural relationship to food consumption and wastage and he says the trash talks.
A Manawatu farming couple have become one of nearly a dozen New Zealanders to set up a glamorous camping business on their property.
What will music look and sound like in the future? Victoria University students are creating robotics systems to drive old and new musical instruments.
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