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The parents of five-year-old Jack Dixon, missing in the sea off Mount Maunganui since being swept away by a rogue wave yesterday, say they just want him home. (VIDEO)
New Zealand's commodity prices fell 1.3 percent in September - the seventh month in a row. Dairy led the fall with 14 percent lower but beef jumped 10 percent.
Being unable to smell bacon frying could indicate an increased risk of death within five years for older adults, a study shows. Nearly 40 percent of those who could not smell it died.
Nearly 50 workers at two manufacturing companies have been told their jobs may well go as their employers propose to have their products made overseas, blaming the high NZ dollar.
A Wellington company has admitted a health and safety charge relating to several incidents in which passengers, including pregnant women, were trapped in bus doors.
Shoppers are being told not to expect a price cut on their dairy products, despite another sharp fall in world prices of 7.3 percent in an international auction overnight.
The United States Secret Service director has resigned after a series of security lapses that showed holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. (AUDIO)
As the Labour Party sets out its timeframe to elect a new leader, candidate Grant Robertson calls for a frank and honest conversation about the future of the party. (AUDIO)
Political donor and property developer Donghua Liu has been fined more than $17,000 over unsafe excavation work following an investigation by the Auckland Council.
The police in Fiji have scotched allegations of assault in the case of a man allegedly beaten by soldiers in Fiji's military.
The suspended South Sydney hooker Isaac Luke will be able to join in with any celebrations by his South Sydney teammates should they win Sunday's National Rugby League grand final against Canterbury.
A wananga has been forced to repay $5.9 million and the Serious Fraud Office called in after a Tertiary Education Commission and Qualifications Authority investigation. (AUDIO)
Finzsoft shares jumped almost 25 percent yesterday after the software company said it expects at least a four-fold increase in this year's annual profit.
This week marks the start of the Antarctic research season and the opening of NZ Icefest, a two-week festival celebrating all things Antarctic.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music. Listen to Radio NZ National at 11pm Friday, or online now.
The Percy Jackson stories were created to frame his own son's dyslexia and ADHD as qualities that made him special, rather than a failure.
A group of cantankerous, opinionated and erudite gold card-holding literary-type males meet for coffee over a period of four years in this play by Roger Hall.
Students in their final year of training at Toi Whakaari take up the challenge of the one-person-show – arguably the biggest challenge an actor will face.
Some rest homes in the UK are combating the loneliness of their residents by throwing cocktail mix and mingles with the younger generations.
Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan helped break down barriers for both Maori and women. Her fashion sense was also ground breaking.
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