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The parents of five-year-old Jack Dixon, missing in the sea off Mount Maunganui since being swept away by a rogue wave yesterday, say they just want him home. (VIDEO)
The latest fall in wholesale dairy prices suggests Fonterra's milk payout is likely to fall further, which could take about $6 billion out of the economy compared with last season.
Being unable to smell bacon frying could indicate an increased risk of death within five years for older adults, a study shows. Nearly 40 percent of those who could not smell it died.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has ruled an officer should have abandoned a pursuit which ended with a 15-year-old passenger being killed.
Christchurch City Council will review incentives for executives of companies it owns following criticism of a pay rise for the Lyttelton Port boss. (AUDIO)
Norwegian oil giant Statoil is considering going further into New Zealand. The company at present has a concession to investigate conditions off the Northland coast.
The United States Secret Service director has resigned after a series of security lapses that showed holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. (AUDIO)
As the Labour Party sets out its timeframe to elect a new leader, candidate Grant Robertson calls for a frank and honest conversation about the future of the party. (AUDIO)
Police are investigating the discovery of a foetus in Christchurch's wastewater treatment plant at Bromley. Police hope to indentify the woman and confirm she has received any care needed.
The French overseas minister, George Pau-Langevin, says she regrets that the Caledonian Union has decided to boycott this week's talks in Paris of the signatories of the Noumea Accord.
As the Silver Ferns try to regain some respectability in the wake of the Commonwealth Games, a former coach fears their current five test losing streak to Austalia will only continue.
A wananga has been forced to repay $5.9 million and the Serious Fraud Office called in after a Tertiary Education Commission and Qualifications Authority investigation. (AUDIO)
Finzsoft shares jumped almost 25 percent yesterday after the software company said it expects at least a four-fold increase in this year's annual profit.
Why dancing is important to a community and the challenges of taking a group of senior citizens to compete at the World Hip Hop Dance Champs.
Students in their final year of training at Toi Whakaari take up the challenge of the one-person-show – arguably the biggest challenge an actor will face.
The Percy Jackson stories were created to frame his own son's dyslexia and ADHD as qualities that made him special, rather than a failure.
The Māori word of the week is: kaiko - teacher. He kaiako tērā wahine. That woman is a teacher.
Human beings are made up of billions of cells and sometimes they need to die.
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An exhibition at Te Papa explores 100 million years of evolution of the tyrannosaur family.
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