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Election 2014 - The Prime Minister has responded to claims made by US whistleblower Edward Snowden, saying there is no mass surveillance nor to his knowledge NSA bases in New Zealand. (VIDEO)
A Blenheim Catholic priest has indicated he will plead guilty to one charge of indecent assault. Father Alistair Aidan Kay appeared in the Blenheim District Court this morning.
Scientists from Te Papa Tongarewa and the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) were given a unique chance today to examine a rare a whole colossal squid. (VIDEO)
Election 2014 - Internet Party leader Laila Harre has no doubt that Kim Dotcom believes an email which suggests his residency was granted in order to be extradited to the US is legitimate. (AUDIO)
A teenager hailed as a hero for reportedly saving a pregnant woman from a Christchurch fire actually died in his bed and was unlikely to have woken during the blaze, police say.
The Chief Ombudsman has released a provisional decision saying MFAT was right to withhold information about the Malaysian diplomat case from the media.
The British Prime Minister has made his final speech to Scottish voters before Thursday's referendum on independence. He said a 'Yes' vote would lead to a painful divorce.
The Green Party has dismissed talk from New Zealand First that it could form a Government with the Labour Party alone following the general election.
Onlookers have flocked to a beach at Titahi Bay, north of Wellington, to see a dead 6m-long whale which washed up overnight. The whale is believed to be a cuvier's beaked whale.
Vanuatu's police commissioner, Arthur Caulton, has confirmed his suspension from the role by the Police Service Commission.
The Crusaders midfield back Ryan Crotty won't be available for the All Blacks next match in the Rugby Championship against Argentina in La Plata as he recovers from a cheek injury.
The Labour Party's Maryan Street is criticising the Government's appointment today of new members to the Waitangi Tribunal, saying it is out of order so close to the election.
Infratil's sales of its Australian energy businesses for $A605 million, plus adjustments, is an outstanding success, analysts say. The company expects to book a profit of about $NZ350 million.
Aucklanders are being encouraged to create their own pollen hotels to help 160,000 hungry honey bees currently foraging for food in the CBD.
Avocado and Cashew Rice Paper Rolls, Watermelon and Avocado Salad, Avocado, Mango and Vanilla Gelato, Paua Fritters with Avocado and Wasabi Salsa...
Find out what the fuss is about metadata: what it is, who might have your data and what it's used for.
Toa Waaka, vice president of the Society for Māori Astronomy Research and Traditions, explains the stars of the Milky Way from a Māori perspective.
Melody Thomas meets up with the Unknown Mortal Orchestra's frontman for a tour of the city he now calls home.
Much-loved local entertainers Jools and Lynda play favorite tunes and talk with Kim Hill.
PhD student Lily Chang is trying to determine if an eye test could be developed for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
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