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Election 2014 - The Prime Minister has responded to claims made by US whistleblower Edward Snowden, saying there is no mass surveillance nor to his knowledge NSA bases in New Zealand. (VIDEO)
A Blenheim Catholic priest has indicated he will plead guilty to one charge of indecent assault. Father Alistair Aidan Kay appeared in the Blenheim District Court this morning.
Scientists from Te Papa Tongarewa and AUT are examining a whole colossal squid after one was collected intact. Watch the LIVESTREAM here. (VIDEO)
A teenager hailed as a hero for reportedly saving a pregnant woman from a Christchurch fire actually died in his bed and was unlikely to have woken during the blaze, police say.
Election 2014 - Internet Party leader Laila Harre has no doubt that Kim Dotcom believes an email which suggests his residency was granted in order to be extradited to the US is legitimate.
Philippines authorities have suspended two New Zealand companies and a recruitment company based in the Philippines after reports of recruitment violation and exploitation.
The British Prime Minister has made his final speech to Scottish voters before Thursday's referendum on independence. He said a 'Yes' vote would lead to a painful divorce.
National is again in the box seat with 48.6% in the four-poll average - enough to govern alone. The surveys include a Fairfax poll published in the Sunday Star Times.
A cuviers beaked whale washed up on the beach south of Titahi Bay near Wellington this morning. Department of Conservation staff are investigating.
French Polynesia's territorial assembly has elected Marcel Tuihani as new assembly president, defeating Antony Geros.
The Crusaders midfield back Ryan Crotty won't be available for the All Blacks next match in the Rugby Championship against Argentina in La Plata as he recovers from a cheek injury.
The Labour Party's Maryan Street is criticising the Government's appointment today of new members to the Waitangi Tribunal, saying it is out of order so close to the election.
The company behind three South Island gold mines is suing the El Salvador government for refusing to grant it a mining permit. New Zealand is being warned about similar action.
Avocado and Cashew Rice Paper Rolls, Watermelon and Avocado Salad, Avocado, Mango and Vanilla Gelato, Paua Fritters with Avocado and Wasabi Salsa...
Future funk, soul and r&b outfit Electric Wire Hustle talk about their evolving sound and latest release.
The Māori word of the week is: pahi - bus. Kei mahue koe i te pahi. You might miss the bus.
Underneath this massive ice cap lies a watery landscape and a thriving ecosystem.
Curtains – they’re something that many of us take for granted. If you have them, you probably haven’t considered what it’s like to not have them.
Much-loved local entertainers Jools and Lynda play favorite tunes and talk with Kim Hill.
Ben Brown recites from his collection poetry reflecting on the concept of mana.
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