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New Zealand's Parliamentary Service is reviewing security in the wake of the shooting at Canada's parliament in Ottawa. (AUDIO)
Environment Minister Amy Adams has threatened to pass special legislation to fast-track planning rules for Christchurch if the City Council does not do the job itself.
Power Play with Brent Edwards - The Prime Minister is adamant New Zealand won't be sending troops to Iraq to help fight against Islamic State insurgents. Well, he was in June.
A Canterbury University law expert says current legislation may not protect information about sources stored in digital equipment seized by the police from journalist Nicky Hager.
The Police Association has voted unanimously to demand that all officers be allowed to carry guns and called on the Police Commissioner to start the process immediately. (AUDIO)
The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Sam Lotu-Iiga, is confident Pasifika shows will continue being produced as Television New Zealand plans to outsource those programmes.
Canada's parliament has returned to work, a day after a gunman rampaged through its corridors and shot and killed a soldier, before being shot dead by the sergeant-at-arms.
The Government continues to defend the Prime Minister's right to refuse to answer questions about his contact with a blogger after criticism from NZ First leader Winston Peters. (AUDIO)
The Christchurch City Council has announced its preferred option for preventing flooding in the Flockton Basin, and area subjected to repeated flooding since the earthquakes.
There's been a huge drop in copra production in the Marshall Islands this year.
The Breakers have fallen to their second straight National Basketball League loss, going down 85-76 to the league-leading Cairns Taipans in Auckland.
Labour's broadcasting spokesperson Kris Faafoi says a plan to outsource content for Maori and Pacific programming at TVNZ has left many unanswered questions.
Financial markets have effectively delivered an easing in monetary policy after inflation in the September quarter came in well below both market and Reserve Bank expectations.
From his new vantage point as a wheelchair user, Mike Gourley revisits the issue of access to the built environment.
A cancer scare has given Kate Baker a new outlook on life, the health system and her friends and family.
Cervantes' deluded knight and his hapless squire have inspired artists, composers and philosophers ever since the Spanish Golden Age.
Thomas Piketty sparked global debate with his proposals for taxing wealth and improving income equality. Three local economists discuss his thesis in the New Zealand context
Joystick ninja Matt Maguire discusses a culture war over the portrayal of women within games, and the way they are treated within the gaming community.
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