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The Reserve Bank has raised its benchmark interest rate to 3.5 percent, its highest level since early 2009. Governor Graham Wheeler signalled further increases are on hold for now.
Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in a solemn ceremony as the first bodies of victims from the Malaysian airliner tragedy arrived at an air force base in the Netherlands.
A TransAsia Airways plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire.
While it is not going to be the biggest or the best sporting event held this year, the Commonwealth Games still deserves a place in the sporting landscape of the future.
Olympic and world champion shotputter Valerie Adams has led the New Zealand contingent into the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow.
Millions of dollars in government funding are at stake as the Ministry of Education gets ready to recalculate schools' decile numbers using the latest census data.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says Israel may have committed war crimes by killing civilians, and shelling houses and hospitals during its ongoing offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Crown land on some of Auckland's iconic landmarks will be handed back to iwi under a new law to be passed on Thursday as part of a Treaty of Waitangi settlement.
France's highest court has upheld a major corruption sentence given to the French Polynesian president Gaston Flosse last year.
A nostalgic series tracing the changes that technology and economic forces have brought to the Post Office.
Writer Jean Watson sold her house to fund a children's home in South India. 30 years on the story is told in a new documentary.
Former radio host Dan Carlin took his work to the Internet before podcasts were popular. Now he entertainingly explains historical events and politics in two cult-favourite 'casts.
NZ dream-pop duo French for Rabbits take us along on their tour of Europe, playing at festivals, bars and in living rooms.
The challenges and rewards that come with working with our fastest growing migrant population.
The true story of four convicts who spent more than nine years on the Snares Islands in the early years of the nineteenth century,
A collection of audio which explores the history of the Treaty of Waitangi, drawn from the Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero collection.
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