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Election 2014

Triumphant Key keen to work with other parties

John Key.
National could govern alone after its resounding win in the 2014 election but party leader and Prime Minister elect John Key says he is keen to work with other parties. (VIDEO)


Cunliffe rules out resigning over result

David Cunliffe thanked supporters and said he had congratulated John Key.
Labour leader David Cunliffe has no intention of standing down, despite leading his party to its worst result since 1922, he says.

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Fonterra and Danone resume arbitration

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Fonterra and Danone are back in formal talks aimed at settling a disagreement over last year's botulism scare and will be back in court in New Zealand in October.

60000 Kurds flee to Turkey in a day

Syrian Kurds cross the border from Syria into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province.

Turkey says more than 66000, mainly Kurdish, refugees from northern Syria have crossed the border in 24 hours since it was opened by the Turkish authorities.

Gold comes early for Burling and Tuke

New Zealand sailors Blair Tuke and Peter Burling on the 2012 Olympic medal podium.

The New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have claimed a second straight 49er world title, securing gold at the World Championships in Spain with a day to spare.

Penguin deaths prompt call for action

A blue penguin in a nesting box close to penguin colony in Oamaru, New Zealand.

A recent spate of penguin deaths on the fringe of Abel Tasman National Park has led to a campaign to protect them from domestic dogs.

Fiji election authorities call for proof

Fiji's Supervisor of Elections, Mohammed Saneem

The elections authorities in Fiji say they say they'll look into allegations of alleged irregularities but they're not satisfied with documents provided so far.

Reedy taught valuable lessons for life

Amster Reedy.

Ngāti Porou teacher and mentor Amster Reedy is being remembered as a man who instilled a sense of pride and inspiration about being Māori in an urban environment.