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Election 2014 - ACT party leader Jamie Whyte says businesses are reluctantly opting for immigrant labour because New Zealanders are not up to getting out of bed and going to work.
Advocates for penal reform say a critical United Nations report on conditions inside New Zealand prisons is an indictment on Government penal policy.
In the second week of a new fact-checking column, Brent Edwards checks claims made by Judith Collins, John Key, David Cunliffe, Rangi McLean and Winston Peters.
It has been another golden day for New Zealand rowers at the world championships in Amsterdam with Hamish Bond and Eric Murray and the women's four setting world records.
Whether it's poverty, housing or education on your mind, Radio New Zealand has teamed up with Ask Away to let you raise your issues directly with election candidates.
The centenary of New Zealand's capture of Samoa from Germany has been commemorated at a service in Auckland this afternoon which was attended by the Governor-General.
More than 3 million Syrians have now fled the civil war ravaging their country to become refugees - 1 million in the past year alone, the UN says, while over 190,000 have died in the conflict.
National's leader John Key says he is backing senior MP Judith Collins 100 percent over her denial of a claim that her supporters approached NZ First with a possible post-election deal. (AUDIO)
WorkSafe New Zealand is requesting an urgent meeting with Lyttelton Port's management to discuss health and safety concerns after the third workplace death in the past year. (AUDIO)
Fiji's military commander has ruled out withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from the Golan Heights, after 43 were captured by Syrian rebels overnight.
Wellington's dismal provincial rugby campaign continues with the Lions losing 27-21 at home to second-division neighbours Manawatu, the Turbos keeping their neighbours winless.
The Maori Party says it wants to encourage more young Maori to participate in tertiary education at the launch of their tertiary education strategy in Palmerston North.
KiwiRail has reported an increased loss. The state-owned rail operator lost $248 million in the year to the end of June - $73 million more than the previous year. (AUDIO)
The full extent of our 'e-waste' problem isn't known – but recycling can only ever be part of the solution.
Poverty, inequality and incomes are big issue topics for voters in the forthcoming election. Insight reports on tackling the health, education and income gap.
"When you find the job you love you never have to work for the rest of your life.”
The voices of the men and women who were there to tell the story of New Zealand in the First World War.
Discussions with party leaders, portfolio holders and potential politicians prior to the 2014 Election.
The architect of Christchurch's cardboard cathedral talks about providing shelter, community centres and spiritual places in post disaster zones.
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