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Crown makes formal apology to Tuhoe

Tuhoe trio

The people of Tuhoe have accepted an apology from the Crown for killing their ancestors and brutally taking their land, but say they will never forget what happened. (AUDIO)

PM under pressure over SIS papers

John Key

Election 2014 - Labour says most New Zealanders won't believe Prime Minister John Key when he says he did not know that the SIS was going to release information to a blogger in 2011. (AUDIO)

Put your questions to the politicians

Ask Away

Whether it's poverty, housing or education on your mind, Radio New Zealand has teamed up with Ask Away to let you raise your issues directly with election candidates.

Slater facing breach of privacy charge

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.

Blogger Cameron Slater is facing prosecution for breaching the privacy of an Auckland businessman and publishing the information on his blog. A complaint was laid in 2012.

Campaign to restore cathedral

Billboards and flyers and being put up around Christchurch to gather support for restoring Christ Church Cathedral.

A campaign has been launched to get public support for the restoration of Christchurch's cathedral, but the Anglican Church says it will not change its stance.

PPTA reaches deal over policy

teacher and class

The Post Primary Teachers Association has reached an interim agreement with the Ministry of Education on the Government's flagship education policy.

James Foley killers asked for ransom

James Foley.

Islamic State Jihadists who killed US freelance journalist James Foley had requested that a $US132m ransom be paid to them for him to be released, his employer has said.

Craig takes action over air time

Colin Craig

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has filed papers in the High Court because he wants more air time before the election and believes the Electoral Commission has acted unlawfully.

Council alleges $1.5m vehicle fraud

A Dunedin City Council inquiry is trying to find a number of missing council-owned vehicles.

The Dunedin City Council has laid a police complaint claiming 152 of its fleet vehicles were sold and the money pocketed. The council is alleging a $1.5 million fraud.

Fiji police accused of brutality after man dies

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An investigation is underway in Fiji, after a man died after allegedly being beaten by police.

Wallabies hit back at All Blacks' moaning

Jaco Peyper sinbins Beauden Barrett during the 1st Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.

The Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has thrown the All Blacks' refereeing complaints back in their faces ahead of the second Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park.

Crown returns flag to Ngai Tuhoe

A powhiri was performed for the Crown.

The Crown has returned a historic flag to Ngai Tuhoe, to help restore injustices the iwi has suffered at the hands of the Crown. The move came as part of a formal apology. (AUDIO)

Sky Network's profit rises 21%

New Zealand $100 dollar bills

Sky Network Television's net profit rose almost 21 percent, due in part to it gaining more customers and charging higher fees for its programme packages. (AUDIO)

Forestry co-op eyes small plantations

A new forestry co-operative is hoping to cash in on New Zealand's so-called wall of wood.

A new forestry co-operative bankrolled by wealthy Chinese and Australian investors is hoping to cash in on this country's so-called 'wall of wood' which is reaching harvestable age. (AUDIO)