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BREAKING NEWS - Jockey guilty of betting on rival horse and riding to ensure bets were successful

Parties will refuse result in Fiji election

Fiji First leader - Frank Bainimarama

Political parties opposed to Frank Bainimarama say they will not accept the results of the election as provisional tally gives the leader a massive 60 percent of the vote.

Charge after Australian terror raids

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A man has appeared in a Sydney court charged with conspiracy to prepare for a terrorist attack on Australian soil, after a counter-terrorism operation in Sydney and Brisbane.

Hysteria over hostel case says lawyer

Michael Harris

The lawyer for a Kaitaia man accused of drugging, raping, and taking photos of tourists at his backpackers lodge has attacked the media and the police for fuelling hysteria.

Craig caught off guard by resignation

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig in Radio New Zealand's Auckland studios.

Election 2014 - Conservative Party leader Colin Craig says he has no idea why his press secretary has suddenly resigned, just days out from the general election. (AUDIO)

Countdown to polling on Saturday

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Go to our Election 2014 page for the latest on the campaign trail, Poll of Polls, Power Play, our party leader VIDEOS, Fact or Fiction?,Ask Away and The Big Issues.

NZ link to Chinese anti-corruption case

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There are reports that Chinese communist party anti-corruption officials are looking to investigate suspects in New Zealand and the National Party President has played a role. (AUDIO)

Approval for US plan to arm Syrians

US President Barack Obama meets with Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State General John Allen at the White House in Washington, DC,

The US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels as part of a planned war against Islamic State.

Greens buoyant as campaign closes

Green Party MPs and candidates at the party's election closing in Auckland.

The Greens have officially closed their election campaign, calling it their most successful to date - and describing 15 percent as an achieveable result on Saturday night.

Small victory for flood-prone residents

Properties in the Flockton Basin have been repeatedly flooded.

Flood-prone residents in Christchurch are claiming a small victory after getting a high court case about the risk to their land shifted from Wellington to Christchurch.

Fiji parties reject election

Voters in Fiji's election queue at John Wesley College, Suva.

Political parties in Fiji opposed to Frank Bainimarama say they won't accept the results of the election.

Super rugby draw unveiled

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The seven time champions the Crusaders will kick off a condensed 2015 Super rugby season when they host the Melbourne Rebels in Christchurch on February 13th.

Call to change Criminal Proceeds Fund

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A kaupapa Māori drug rehabilitation programme wants money seized from criminals to be put back into all community groups, not only Government agencies.

Fed chair not raising rates yet

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

US Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen has refused to say when it will begin raising interest rates again after it completes the wind-down of its money-printing programme in October.

French formula firm plans expansion

Nutricia Karicare formula produced by Danone.

French-owned infant formula company Nutricia ANZ, a subsidiary of food giant Danoe, plans to double the capacity of the processing plants acquired in New Zealand.