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The New Zealand Rugby League says the teenager killed in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn last night was a promising player, Luke Tipene.
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator, Worksafe, says proposed changes to how the forestry industry operates will make a difference.
Just back from China and Japan, the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is about to start a local tour to promote their first album before heading to the US. (AUDIO)
The prime minister's chief science advisor says sugary drinks have no place in a child's diet but has stopped short of calling for a tax or ban on them. (AUDIO)
The New Plymouth District Council has decided to ditch a review of its pensioner flats, which are worth up to $15m but make an annual loss of about $100,000.
Worksafe New Zealand inspectors will today begin checking adventure tourism operators who have failed to complete a safety audit under new regulations.
A father who rammed a car, hitting one man and pinning another between the two vehicles, says he would do the same again if he was called on to protect his son.
Maori Party list MP Marama Fox will today be confirmed as the party's new female co-leader following the retirement of Tariana Turia.
One person is reported dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed during a test flight in California.
The Nauru government has condemned a recent attack on young refugees, saying it will not tolerate any such violence.
Bouyed by the return of hooker Isaac Luke, the Kiwis hope to cement their place at the top of the Four Nations table with a win over Samoa in Whangarei on Saturday.
The Forest Industry Contractors Association is welcoming the recommendations of a major review into safety and workplace practices in the industry.
New Zealand's largest bank, ANZ, is expecting the economic environment to be favourable for it over the next year.
PhD student Amy Yewdall is working with proteins to create nanomaterial that can used as building blocks for future machines.
It took a failed suicide attempt for Ruia Aperahama to finally accept how his addictions masked a deeper, more traumatic pain.
The Māori word of the week is: homai - pass to me. Homai he inu māku. Pass me the drink (please).
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