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US President Barack Obama is due to set out what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change. (COMMENTS)
An Auckland liquor store worker says she was robbed by the man police shot dead last night, and she didn't feel scared of him.
An untrained caregiver whose client died in a fire after he left him locked in a flat while he went out for food is facing possible legal action.
Rotorua police have "grave concerns" for a 15-year-old girl who says she is being held against her will. (AUDIO)
A new stink is getting up the noses of Eltham residents, who today celebrated Fonterra being fined $192,000 over last year's rotting buttermilk smell.
Greece is about to open its stock market for the first time in five weeks - and immediate losses are expected.
Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food safety officials say.
A jury has been told to put any views they have about gangs aside as they hear evidence against the man accused of murdering a prominent gang member's son.
Since 1941, 29 people have been fatally shot by police and in 27 of those cases the police watchdog found the officers acted lawfully.
A man accused of working as a psychiatrist in Waikato by using another man's identity can now be named.
Police in Canterbury are continuing their investigation into the assault of two tourists by a group of men on Saturday.
Prime Minister John Key is confident New Zealand will get a free trade deal it is comfortable with, despite talks stalling at the weekend. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
A state of emergency has been declared for the Northern Marianas a day after Typhoon Soudelor hammered Saipan, Tinian, Rota, and the northern islands.
Entire neighbourhoods are evacuated as thousands of firefighters battle raging wildfires. (COMMENTS)
All Blacks first five Daniel Carter is hoping to retain the Bledisloe Cup one last time.
- Widow on private prosecution of forestry worker's death
- Sports News for 3 August 2015
- Big fines for stink but Eltham may not see a cent
- Iwi not told about whey washed into a Bay of Plenty river
- Tiwai Point pins hopes on paying lower electricity prices
- Tech Entrepeneur Salim Ismail on building a start up
- Nancy Gibbs: TIME and presidents
- The Lawson Quins on their stolen childhoods
- Politics with Mike Williams and Matthew Hooton
- Clinicians alarmed over impact of TPP on drug costs
Kennedy Warne discusses the apex predators lions and great white sharks, which have been in the news, and recent research on the therapeutic benefits of trees.
For the first time New Zealand on Air is backing a local show to screen on Choice TV. Mediawatch asks how it works and what it offers free-to-air viewers.
FleaBITE has won best album and best video in the 2015 APRA children's music awards. Wallace Chapman talks to FleaBITEr Robyn Nathan.
Peter Griffin has been having a play with Microsoft's new operating system, and a bit late to the party, but Freeview tries out timeshifting with FreeviewPlus.
Some scarfies may get a bad rap for partying but others are just grateful for the chance to pursue an education.
Listen to the Fiordland crested penguin, one of the rarest of New Zealand’s mainland penguins.
The microbes living inside us can contribute to the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Meet the man locals have nicknamed 'Mr Tuna', who for more than 25 years has been working tirelessly to help save our native longfin eels.
William Dart marks the 100th anniversary of jazz singer Billie Holiday with recent albums from Cassandra Wilson and José James.
A North Shore man has been fined $15,000 for trying to illegally import a Chinese delicacy deemed a threat to New Zealand's poultry industry and native birds.
A suspicious early morning fire that destroyed eight empty stables in Greymouth is being investigated.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has defended the embattled Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-liga saying he has been left in the lurch by his colleagues.
The Fiji Labour Party says an explanation is needed for the sudden resignation of the country's military commander.
Malaysia asks Indian Ocean islands to be on the lookout for more debris from missing flight MH370. (COMMENTS)
Silver Ferns coach Waimarama Taumaunu believes her side is well prepared heading into the Netball World Cup.
A report released today highlights agricultural opportunities for Māori in the Manawatū-Whanganui region.
Economists predict robust jobs growth and weak pay rises again when the latest labour market figures are released.
The dairy giant has been fined after millions of litres of buttermilk were discharged at Eltham's wastewater plant, causing a stench to linger for months.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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