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Election 2014 - Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says the country is experiencing employment growth despite recent bad news about jobs on the North Island.
Bank of America has agreed to pay $US16.7 billion to United States authorities for misleading investors about the quality of loans it sold in 2008 at the height of the financial crisis.
This week, what is probably the most important document related to the election campaign was released. But, unlike Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics, it received scant attention.
Election 2014 - The National Party's support has fallen in the first opinion poll carried out since Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics was released, though the party was still on 50 percent. (AUDIO)
Election 2014 - Dunedin leaders are cautiously welcoming Labour's election package for the South Island city promising spending of at least a quarter of a billion dollars.
Hundreds of jobs are set to go in the North Island, with moves to liquidate a roading contractor and stationery giant Croxley considering closing its Auckland factory. (AUDIO)
A Malaysian bank officer and her husband have been charged with forgery, theft and other offences after allegedly stealing from the accounts of four people on missing flight MH370.
The minimum wage must be raised to address growing inequality between Maori and Pasfika communities and Pakeha, the Green and Maori parties say.
The Labour Party has announced plans for Dunedin Hospital and retaining jobs, including keeping an agresearch centre open and reopening Hillside Workshops.
French Polynesia's president, Gaston Flosse, has been charged with misuse of power in the way he awarded a US$55 million contract a decade ago to build Tahiti's new hospital.
The Wellington Phoenix are seeking legal advise but remain confident of signing playmaker Michael McGlinchey who has been told he is still contracted to the Central Coast Mariners.
A specialist in traditional Maori custom and the arts is demanding the return of scared taonga, or treasure, that have been put up for sale by the auction house Sotheby's. (AUDIO)
The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long term has continued to hover near all-time highs, while the number of Kiwis moving to Australia has plummeted.
It is National Poetry Day so here is a collection of conversations with poets about poetry, including some poems.
The biggest thing to come out of Hamilton since powdered milk joins Music 101 in the studio perform unique versions of songs from The Golden Echo.
Alwyn Owen explores the lighter side of New Zealand’s late 19th and early 20th century poetry of patriotism.
This new technology allows a novice to drive a robot or control a computer cursor using only a headset, with minimal training.
Biographer, oral historian and author Jane Tolerton says our accepted history of the First World War neglects the role that many New Zealand women played.
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