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Israeli forces are searching for a soldier believed captured, as a 72-hour truce with Hamas in Gaza collapsed just hours after it had begun. Palestinians are bracing for an escalation in retaliatory shelling.
Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin is defending the purchase of another large North Island farm - Lochinver Station near Taupo. Pengxin already owns 29 farms in New Zealand.
Former ACT leader John Banks has been sentenced to community work for filing a false electoral return, but says he is innocent and will appeal against his conviction. (VIDEO)
FEATURE: A jet-setting businesswoman swapped heels for gumboots when she bought Bay Subtropicals in Golden Bay. Country Life reports on a corporate tree change.
An expansion of a popular regional park in Auckland has been approved with the purchase of a 78 hectare block which links two parts of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park.
The Prime Minister's office is denying the fibre-optic cable that links New Zealand with the world is being intercepted, following revelations an NSA engineer visited last year. (AUDIO)
World Health Organisation head Margaret Chanand and the leaders of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100 million response plan.
Commonwealth Games weightlifting champion Steven Kari says winning a gold medal in Glasgow is the fulfilment of a dream.
The Christchurch City Council is considering selling $400m of assets to address a nearly $1b shortfall in financing the city's rebuild. Mayor Lianne Dalziel doesn't want to raise rates. (AUDIO)
A former director general of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Jimmie Rodgers, says the appointment of Dame Meg Taylor to the role of Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum is a milestone for women.
Forestry, agriculture, manufacturing and construction are high-risk industries for NZ workers. What can be done?
A new exhibition at Toitu-Otago Settlers Museum looks at the effect of World War One on Dunedin and its people.
Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith and Simon Morton are co-hosting two lively one-hour shows, showcasing the best in New Zealand science and technology to the world.
Meet big shark experts & little shark fans at a shark dissection and hear the latest about great whites.
Movie-makers and actors, videos and ephemera related to the NZ International Film Festival 2014.
The story of the drovers who moved stock around the country and helped shaped our nation.
Introducing 50 new Māori words over 50 weeks.
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