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Dotcom ordered to disclose assets

Kim Dotcom with his seized cars

The US has applied to permanently take control of Kim Dotcom's assets as a court considers a freeze on them. Separately, he must reveal what he has to movie studios trying to sue him. (AUDIO)

Novopay under Government control

Steven Joyce  during a press conference regarding Novopay next steps.

The Government will take over the running of the Novopay payroll system and has reached a cash settlement with Australian company Talent2. Principals welcome the change. (AUDIO)

CAA didn't look at pilot's drug use

Pilot Lance Hopping.

A CAA official says an investigation by the organisation following a balloon crash in Wairarapa did not consider evidence of cannabis found in pilot Lance Hopping's body.

Adams going for gold in Glasgow

Val Adams competing in Poland earlier this year.

The closest thing New Zealand has to a sure bet, Valerie Adams, competes on day 7 of the Commonwealth Games for a gold in the shot put and looks unlikely to be troubled.

Tuhoronuku election results out

Hapu took to the streets of Whangarei in protest over the mandate.

The election results are out for Tuhoronuku - the board that will steer the massive Ngapuhi Treaty settlement. The election process has caused animosity among hapu in the north.

Crewe inquiry fails to solve key questions

Harvey and Jeannette Crewe on their wedding day.

The long-awaited police review into the Crewe murders 44 years ago has failed to answer the questions who killed the couple and why a police officer was not prosecuted for corruption. (VIDEO)

Hamas vows to keep fighting in Gaza

Heavy smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli military strike in Gaza City on Tuesday.

The military wing of Hamas has rejected a truce with Israel, saying the fighting will go on until Israel stops its bombardment and lifts the blockade of the territory.

Gold and silver in mountainbiking

Anton Cooper wins 2014 Commonwealth Games mountain bike gold.

A day to remember for New Zealand at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games mountain bike park, with Anton Cooper winning gold and Sam Gaze silver in the men's competition.

Govt 'under pressure' over quake land

The NZ Coat of Arms on the Supreme Court building in Wellington.

The Crown was under pressure to give Christchurch residents timely decisions about quake-damaged land in 2011, the Supreme Court has been told.

NZ to raise concerns with Nauru over suspended MPs

Murray McCully speaking to reporters on Wednesday,

New Zealand's Foreign Minister says he plans to meet the President of Nauru during this week's leaders summit to discuss his concerns about the suspension of a group of opposition MPs.

ACT comments from "Dark Ages"

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A Far North iwi leader has criticised the ACT Party leader Jamie Whyte's comments about wanting to axe Maori seats from parliament, saying they are from the Dark Ages.