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The trial of the man accused of murdering Connor Morris in a street fight exactly a year ago started today in the High Court in Auckland. (AUDIO)
Police have not confirmed whether the 21-year-old man they shot dead in a central Auckland park had a weapon.
The Athens Stock Exchange has fallen by about 23 percent as trading resumes after a five-week closure.
The Nigerian military says it has rescued almost 180 people from Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
The Council of Trade Unions has won a private prosecution over the death of a forestry worker after WorkSafe declined to prosecute. (AUDIO)
Rotorua police have "grave concerns" for a 15-year-old girl who says she is being held against her will. (AUDIO)
An untrained caregiver whose client died in a fire after he left him locked in a flat while he went out for food is facing possible legal action.
Liquidation is the Government's least preferred option for debt-ridden state-owned enterprise Solid Energy.
Since 1941, 29 people have been fatally shot by police and in 27 of those cases the police watchdog found the officers acted lawfully.
The Prime Minister has given assurances that a close eye is being kept on Philip Blackwood.
A new stink is getting up the noses of Eltham residents, who today celebrated Fonterra being fined $192,000 over last year's rotting buttermilk smell.
Prime Minister John Key is confident New Zealand will get a free trade deal it is comfortable with, despite talks stalling at the weekend. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
A state of emergency has been declared for the Northern Marianas a day after Typhoon Soudelor hammered Saipan, Tinian, Rota, and the northern islands.
Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food safety officials say.
New Zealand reportedly has among the fewest athletes using performance enhancing drugs in the world.
Life in tin huts with dirt floors and sack bunks, and the tinned peas, milk powder and weetbix that made up the musterer's diet.
An overview of 200 years of the baritone voice, and why it is that starring roles for baritones have really only developed since the time of Mozart.
Kennedy Warne discusses the apex predators lions and great white sharks, which have been in the news, and recent research on the therapeutic benefits of trees.
For the first time New Zealand on Air is backing a local show to screen on Choice TV. Mediawatch asks how it works and what it offers free-to-air viewers.
FleaBITE has won best album and best video in the 2015 APRA children's music awards. Wallace Chapman talks to FleaBITEr Robyn Nathan.
Peter Griffin has been having a play with Microsoft's new operating system, and a bit late to the party, but Freeview tries out timeshifting with FreeviewPlus.
Some scarfies may get a bad rap for partying but others are just grateful for the chance to pursue an education.
Listen to the Fiordland crested penguin, one of the rarest of New Zealand’s mainland penguins.
The microbes living inside us can contribute to the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
A man accused of working as a psychiatrist in Waikato by using another man's identity can now be named.
Police in Canterbury are continuing their investigation into the assault of two tourists by a group of men on Saturday.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has defended the embattled Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-liga saying he has been left in the lurch by his colleagues.
Disaster officials in Madang Province in Papua New Guinea say there are concerns locals may suffer respiratory problems after the eruption of Manam Volcano on Friday.
US President Barack Obama is due to set out what he calls "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change. (COMMENTS)
All Blacks first five Daniel Carter is hoping to retain the Bledisloe Cup one last time.
A Bay of Plenty rūnanga is disappointed the region's council did not tell it Fonterra had spilt 11,000 litres of whey into the Rangitāiki River. (AUDIO)
Economists predict robust jobs growth and weak pay rises again when the latest labour market figures are released.
The dairy giant has been fined after millions of litres of buttermilk were discharged at Eltham's wastewater plant, causing a stench to linger for months.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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