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Labour leader Andrew Little says State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie should step down over his mishandling of the resignation of the CERA head Roger Sutton.
The Prime Minister has released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters. The final draft contains previously announced proposals.
United States troops in Afghanistan will be allowed to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan from 2015, US officials say, expanding their role after the end of major combat operations.
A complaint has been laid about a trust used to fund two of Auckland mayor Len Brown's election campaigns. The complainant says she laid the complaint with the council a year ago.
The police dive squad is being called in to help search for a man missing off the Hawke's Bay coast. The 56-year-old was snorkelling with another man but never made it back to shore.
A group of researchers is calling on the Government to develop a strategy around the country's population change and growth to avoid problems such as regional decline.
Three men are in hospital in Southland after a plane crashed as it tried to take off for a hunting trip. Police say the pilot tried to land the plane but skidded, hit a fence and the plane flipped over.
The findings of an inquiry into allegations former Justice Minister Judith Collins was involved in a smear campaign are expected this week. Ms Collins resigned in September.
A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($US161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg. The buyer was a private person from the Middle East say auctioneers.
The Commonwealth Observer Group monitoring the Solomon Islands election says significant impediments remain to women successfully standing for election in the country.
The All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year by an independent panel, the fourth player from New Zealand to win the prestigious...
A bishop's crozier gifted to the Anglican Bishop of Auckland in 1914, is being gifted to the Anglican Maori Bishop at a ceremony on Sunday. The crozier is an intricately carved pastoral staff.
A major Chinese dairy company has announced plans to invest a further $400 million in New Zealand dairy projects as-well-as research work with Lincoln University.
Duck and Cherry Salad, Lamb Shanks with Red Wine and Preserved Cherries, Cherry Clafoutis, Cherry and Rose Semifreddo, Custard Cherry Cake...
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
Mac Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the annual Invercargill to Auckland pigeon race, covering a distance of over 1,200 kilometres - as the pigeon flies.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
Cosmo Kentish-Barnes soaks up the atmosphere and meets some of the livestock competitors at the Canterbury A&P Show.
It is 112 years since the SS Ventnor sank off the coast of New Zealand, and it has finally be found. Crew and 499 coffins carrying the remains of Chinese gold miners were lost.
Dr Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists talks to Simon Morton about how bacteria plays a crucial role in the formation of the nervous system.
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