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Journalist jailing shocks Al Jazeera

The Al Jazeera Network says it is shocked an Egyptian court has again found three of its journalists guilty of broadcasting "false news".

Live: Warriors vs Wests Tigers

The Warriors face the Wests Tigers at Campbelltown Stadium, this afternoon. Follow LIVE commentary of the action here.

The Big Easy remembers Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans is marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and to the southern US city's resilience in the face of disaster.

At The Movies: Two comedies that fail to amuse

Simon Morris reviews boxing tale Southpaw; Vacation - a remake of the old 80s comedy; and She's Funny That Way, a tribute to the classic comedies of the forties.

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NZ dragging its feet on refugees, says Amnesty

Amnesty International is calling for New Zealand to double its refugee quota to help deal with the international humanitarian crisis.

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Help for migrants aids economy - Mayor

The Mayor of Ashburton says making it easier for migrants to work in Canterbury will help to reinvigorate the region's economy.

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Thousands of state houses up for sale

The Government is about to begin selling up to 2000 state houses to social housing providers, with homes in Tauranga and Invercargill first on the block.

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All Black World Cup squad, who will make the cut?

OPINION: The selection of the All Blacks backline for the World Cup is still prompting plenty of debate on the day of the squad naming. (COMMENTS)

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Malaysia protest enters second day

Tens of thousands of Malaysians are expected to protest for a second day in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.

Te Manu Korihi

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Iwi, council to share care for resources

Te Rūnanganui o Ngāti Porou and the Gisborne District Council have agreed in principle to jointly manage natural resources in the region.

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NZ Post job cuts to continue

New Zealand Post will continue with its job-cutting programme as it tries to save $30 million a year, despite posting a significant profit. (COMMENTS)

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Farmers forced to fight fires on their own

Farmers at Lake Coleridge in inland Canterbury are planning to fight fires on their own, after six volunteer firefighters quit the local force this week.

How cynical has NZ politics become?

There is growing public disenchantment with politics, but how much of it is due to the cynical way politics is conducted now, wonders Brent Edwards in Power Play . (COMMENTS)