Young people with cancer in New Zealand have lower survival rates compared to North America, Germany and Australia, a new study shows.
Outspoken - People will find their own ways of following women's sport if the media doesn't change, New Zealand's Olympic Committee chief executive says. Audio
A fire that ripped through Wanaka earlier this month was caused by a local discarding ashes from an outdoor fire.
A cancer specialist says the delay in the rollout of the national bowel screening programme is frustrating and will cost lives.
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As monarch butterfly caterpillars struggle to find a feed, garden centres are selling out of swan plants as people rush to replace the plants being devoured by the hungry caterpillars. Audio, Gallery
Opinion: To those who think mocking another culture is "not that racist", Anny Ma offers some food for thought to go with your meal.
Physics professor Richard Easther takes us across the universe, stopping at Mars and Pluto, skimming past the huge black hole in the Milky Way and ending where time began.
Campers and visitors pooing in the bush are sparking complaints almost daily in Queenstown, the resort town's mayor says.
Giant-killing Hsieh Su-wei has paid an emotional tribute to her Australian mentor Paul McNamee after dumping Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza from the Melbourne Park draw.
Cook Islands Finance Minister Mark Brown says the Cook Islands has learnt to take a firm stand over the years to ensure aid projects meet the country's needs.
A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the country's interior ministry says.
Opinion - Comedian James Nokise is here with the weather.
Analysis - After the previous evening's exceptionally warm temperatures, a bit of cloud cover was a welcome relief, writes Jamie Wall.
A semi-final thriller at the ASB Classic fired up an already scorching Auckland evening, while hearts were racing off court too, Jamie Wall writes.
How can you compare a rugby player with a shotputter, or a racing car driver to a kayaker? Yes it's that time again, writes Jamie Wall.
Tami Neilson talks to RNZ about her tour, her next album and what makes the best playlist for her when she's on the road. Audio
On a Monday night in Auckland people are letting rip on the dance floor without worrying about how they look or what anyone thinks of their dance moves. Audio
Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O’Riordan, who has died suddenly at the age of 46, wrote one of the Irish rock band's most famous works, 'Zombie'. It's often been reinterpreted including with orchestral backing.
The Seattle singer/ songwriter's mix of pop and classical music inspired a California jail inmate to label it 'popsicle'. Video, Audio
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