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European monitors in Ukraine say pieces of the wreckage at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines plane have been cut into, which could compromise any investigation into the tragedy.
People living near Wellington's Basin Reserve are celebrating the scrapping of a controversial flyover proposal. A Board of Inquiry denied resource consent for the project.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has promised to look at giving New Zealanders living in Australia access to social welfare, health and education programmes.
Prime Minister John Key has been accused of breaking his word by now refusing to apologise to the Wellington woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat case. (AUDIO)
Construction of the $11.5 million Len Lye Centre in New Plymouth is about to take a dramatic turn with the installation of a 32-tonne, mirror-grade stainless steel facade.
The Man Booker prize-winning novel The Luminaries, by Eleanor Catton, is in line to pick up another award next month. It is a finalist in the New Zealand Post Book Awards.
Diplomatic efforts to broker a truce in Gaza have intensified, with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meeting American Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo.
An expert witness has told an inquest into a fatal mid-air collision in July 2010 that systemic problems at Feilding Aerodrome contributed to the accident. Two people died.
Motorbikes, and washing machines are just some of the items the Cook Islands Democratic Party says were used by the Cook Islands Party to bribe voters.
The open access movement is growing, with scientists, musicians, artists and governments committing to sharing intellectual property.
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Radio New Zealand National and BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Naked Scientists’ are producing two lively one-hour shows in Auckland and Wellington.
Tired of tidying your house and folding the washing? Need a friend? A surgeon? Mechanised help may be at hand within the decade.
American filmmaker Alex Gibney discusses his new documentary about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.
It’s the simplest of machines that connects us all – two wheels, a frame, a saddle, pedals and a chain; the freedom to go where you want, when you want and all under your own steam.
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