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A technical glitch meant the officer involved in a fatal pursuit did not hear initial orders to abandon the chase, the Canterbury District police commander says. (AUDIO)
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)
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder following the death of a man in Huntly, in North Waikato, last night. The victim is yet to be named.
Shoppers are being told not to expect a price cut on their dairy products, despite another sharp fall in world prices of 7.3 percent in an international auction overnight. (AUDIO)
Nearly 50 workers at two manufacturing companies have been told their jobs may go as their employers propose to have their products made overseas, blaming the high NZ dollar. (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.
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.
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)
A Wellington company has admitted a health and safety charge relating to several incidents in which passengers, including pregnant women, were trapped in bus doors. (AUDIO)
The police in Fiji have scotched allegations of assault in the case of a man allegedly beaten by soldiers in Fiji's military.
Lock Brodie Retallick and loosehead prop Wyatt Crockett have lost their race to be fit in time for the All Blacks' final Rugby Championship test of the year, against South Africa in Johannesburg on Sunday.
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)
New Zealand's commodity prices fell 1.3 percent in September - the seventh month in a row. Dairy led the fall with 14 percent lower but beef jumped 10 percent.
This week marks the start of the Antarctic research season and the opening of NZ Icefest, a two-week festival celebrating all things Antarctic.
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.
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.
Tens of thousands of Kiwis cross the ditch every year in search of jobs, money and opportunities. How much better is life in Australia?
The Order of St John operates most of the New Zealand's ambulance services. David Steemson finds out about the history of the organisation.
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