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Election 2014 - Prime Minister John Key is defending his office for not informing him about an information release to a right-wing blogger in 2011, saying it deals with hundreds of Official Information Act requests. (VIDEO)
Close to 6000 Cantabrians classed as vulnerable, including the elderly and those with poor health, are still waiting for their earthquake insurance claims to be resolved.
The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long term has continued to hover near all-time highs, while the number of Kiwis moving to Australia has plummeted.
Over two hundred jobs are likely to be lost in Central Hawke's Bay after the directors of the roading contractor Infracon recommended the company be liquidated.
Election 2014 - Labour has announced plans for Dunedin Hospital and retaining jobs, including keeping an agresearch centre open and reopening Hillside Workshops.
Planned industrial action by nearly 12,000 health workers has been called off after a pay agreement was struck following mediation between the PSA and district health boards.
US Attorney General Eric Holder has met the parents of Michael Brown, the black teenager who was killed by police in Ferguson, and has promised an independent investigation into the death.
A new study by Victoria University shows that the gap in inequality between Maori and Pacific people and Pakeha has widened on a number of measures, including obesity and unemployment.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has ruled a Nelson police dog handler was justified in releasing his dog to stop a man he believed was a suspect in a burglary.
The leader of One Fiji Party, Filimoni Vosarogo, says it's unfair to use the term Fijian to refer to every citizen in the country.
The All Blacks are blaming South African referee Jaco Peyper for their failure to win an 18th straight Test match, when they drew the first Bledisloe Cup against the Wallabies in Sydney at the weekend.
Labour leader David Cunliffe says the unemployment rate for Maori in Te Tai Tokerau has soared to 18 percent - and up to a third of young Maori are now out of work.
The head of Mighty River Power has said power prices will not be coming down, following the huge net profit of $212 million announced by the energy company yesterday. (AUDIO)
Arthur Tompkins, who has a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, talks with Kim Hill about Portrait of Wally by Egon Schiele.
The internet arrived in New Zealand 25 years ago this month. This collection explores the influence of the World Wide Web on our lives and society.
The Māori word of the week is: engari. Kei te pai au, engari kei te tangi ia. I'm ok, but she's crying.
Wellington South Anglican community minister Richard Noble discusses the contribution people with mental illness make to Christian ministry.
The voices of the men and women who were there to tell the story of New Zealand in the First World War.
Wallace Chapman talks to the author about the background to the book, and the fallout since its launch.
You can dance the blues or any other music genre you please at Living Options, an organisation helping locals with an intellectual disability to lead full and independent lives.
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