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Phil Rudd arrived late at the High Court in Tauranga this morning prompting the judge to briefly issue an arrest warrant. Outside court the AC/DC drummer played up to media.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered hundreds more US National Guard troops to the town of Ferguson to prevent a second night of rioting and looting. (AUDIO)
The critical injury suffered by Australian batsman Phil Hughes is a reminder that dangers are part of cricket, Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum says.
Convicted murderer and child sex offender Phillip Smith has indicated he intends to fight deportation from Brazil to New Zealand. (VIDEO)
Another rugby season is over and the All Blacks continue to dominate the game. They've lost just one game all year and will next year bid to win back-to-back Rugby World Cups.
The director of the Security Intelligence Service says the organisation has prevented terror attacks in New Zealand, but needs greater powers to continue to keep the country safe. (VIDEO)
A former Otago prison drug tester has told an inquest into the death of a prisoner from a suspected drug overdose that he had a dispute with nurses about procedures.
Prime Minister John Key says he will not be apologising or quitting in the wake of a critical report on the activities of his senior staff. (AUDIO)
The search for an elderly man who fell from a cruise ship sailing from New Zealand to Sydney has been called off. The man's fall was caught on the ship's CCTV. (AUDIO)
Samoa's first disabled Lawyer to be admitted to the bar says local NGO's are doing more to support children with disabilities than the government.
The former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons says he hopes Australia's Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.
An iwi group leasing its catch quota to a fishing company is agreeing with a call for Maori to step up and seize opportunities in the industry.
Methven's first-half net profit rose 3.4 percent over the year earlier, which it says is satisfactory after earlier overstocking by key customers. (AUDIO)
A recent report estimates the cost of domestic violence and child abuse to the economy as $7 billion a year, and growing. But does that distract from the real issue – and its victims?
The Māori word of the week is: pāremata - parliament. Kōtahi rau e rua tekau mā tahi ngā mema pāremata.
District Court Judge and DNA expert Arthur Tompkins tells the tale of the 1911 theft by Vincenzo Perugia of the Mona Lisa.
The Skid Row Housing Trust provides permanent, supportive housing in down town L.A. for those in extreme poverty, with poor health, disabilities, mental illness and addiction.
Political protest and social unrest have moved online in the 21st century. Are politically-flavoured tweets a sign of our lack of engagement or the new face of political and social activism?
The Shed Project is a wide-reaching initiative offering opportunities to people with disabilities. Amelia Nurse visits a shed in Paraparaumu to find out what the guys are up to.
Alvy Ray Smith directed the first feature film sequence using computer graphics, for Star Trek the Wrath of Khan in 1982. He went on to co-found Pixar Animation.
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