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Dozens of people in the West African country of Mali are in isolation following a girl's death from Ebola. She had travelled the country while showing symptoms.
Around 200 members of New Zealand's Kurdish community have rallied in downtown Auckland, demanding more support for those fighting against Islamic State.
Karoline Tamati, otherwise known as Ladi6, might be able to pack out venues here, but she admits winning crowds over on her recent US tour was a challenge. (VIDEO)
The holiday weekend road toll stands at two after a crash involving a car and a truck in Waikato. The accident happened on State Highway One south of Lichfield.
The Conservation Department is making a plea to the public about New Zealand's most endangered bird as visitors pour into Northland for Labour Weekend.
The former Malaysian diplomat accused of attacking a Wellington woman five months ago appeared in court on Saturday after returning to New Zealand.
A Google executive has plunged from the stratosphere to break the world record for the highest-altitude skydive. Alan Eustace fell from more than 40 kms above earth.
Labour Party MP Kelvin Davis says arming police could put officers' lives in even more danger and an unarmed force highlights the trust between the police and the public.
Police are appealing to boaties north of Auckland to help in the search for a missing fisherman. Nicholas Stubbs went fishing with a friend last week and his body has not been found.
A human rights lawyer says the Australian Government's detention of children in asylum seeker camps is tantamount to torture.
The Kiwis captain Simon Mannering is not taking anything for granted against an Australian side set to blood five rookies in Saturday's Four Nations.
Te Mangai Paho says it believes Television New Zealand's decision to outsource its Maori programmes will give the agency more control over what content is produced.
The threat posed by Islamic State militants has forced Auckland-based franchise Burger Fuel to pull out of its only store in Iraq and plans to open others have been put on hold. (AUDIO)
Plummetting numbers have prompted conservationists to renew efforts to save the worlds tallest animal, as Dr Julian Fennessy explains.
Notable New Zealanders tell us about a piece of classical music that is meaningful to them.
Alison Ballance speaks with a toxicologist, a native bird ecologist and a DOC biodiversity manager about the science of 1080.
A cancer scare has given Kate Baker a new outlook on life, the health system and her friends and family.
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.
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
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