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Election 2014 - The Minister of Justice and National candidate for Papakura Judith Collins has resigned. Prime Minister John Key made the announcement a short time ago. (AUDIO)
Election 2014 - Labour Party leader David Cunliffe says the resignation of Judith Collins is damaging to the National Party and there should be a full commission of inquiry.
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.
Election 2014 - The two main political parties have again faced off over policies to take pressure off the New Zealand housing market, which is shaping up as a major issue this election.
A Liberian-flagged ship that has been banned from Australia because of its treatment of workers and its unseaworthiness, is expected to dock in Tauranga tonight.
Advocates for penal reform say a critical United Nations report on conditions inside New Zealand prisons is an indictment on Government penal policy.
The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100 percent effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection, the journal Nature reports.
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.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council has advanced $3.1 million to the company managing the resource-consent phase of the Ruataniwha Dam project.
The families of 44 Fiji soldiers detained by Syrian rebels are being notified by the military, as negotiations continue for their release
Hawke's Bay have taken the Ranfurly Shield, ending Counties-Manukau's run with a thrilling victory in their ITM Cup rugby clash in Pukekohe.
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)
OMC's How Bizarre, co-written by the late Pauly Fuemana and producer Alan Jansson, topped the New Zealand charts in 1995.
Alexander Robertson asks people on the streets of the Christchurch CBD if they’ll be voting, and what issues would influence their vote.
Celia Lashlie says boys learn through action and consequence - and the consequence must be clear.
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