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NZ's oldest Magna Carta on display

New Zealand's oldest copy of the Magna Carta is going on display for the first time, just a month after it was linked to Henry VIII.

Fonterra acted unfairly in South Canterbury

The High Court has ruled Fonterra engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in its dealings with some South Canterbury farmers. (AUDIO)

Govt defends PM's comments in Paris

Ministers have been questioned about their record on climate change after the Prime Minister's speech at the UN summit in Paris overnight.

Naming berry brands 'not helpful' - MPI

A number of frozen berry brands have been linked to Hepatitis A cases but warning consumers which ones won't help, the Ministry for Primary Industries says. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)

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I want to travel... please donate

Fundraising websites have become a strange mix of tragic tales and frivolous fancies. Natasha Frost asks how crowdfunding for travel became standard.

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Five teenagers charged with sex offences

Opotiki College is not talking after the arrest of five young men charged with sexual offending against underage girls. (AUDIO)

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Govt accused of making 'mess' of Chch rebuild

The government is being accused of making a mess of the Christchurch rebuild following the release of a Treasury report saying it's missed key milestones.

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Cairns vedict will scare players off - NZCPA

The not guilty verdict in the Chris Cairns perjury trial will make cricketers have second thoughts about coming forward to report match fixing approaches - NZCPA.

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Japanese whalers leave for minke kill

Japanese whaling ships have departed for this year's Antarctic hunt, despite international opposition. (AUDIO)

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Banned Papua flag raised in NZ ceremony

A flag raising event in support of the West Papuan symbol, the Morning Star, has been held on the steps of New Zealand's parliament.

Te Manu Korihi

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Whānau hope Nepia jersey can be seen by all

George Nepia's whānau are happy one of the jerseys worn by the rugby great is to return to New Zealand. (AUDIO)

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Terms of trade fall

New Zealand's purchasing power with the rest of the world has fallen due to the lower dollar pushing up import prices.

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Dairy farmers 'tarred with the same brush'

A Waikato dairy farmer disgusted by the animal abuse in SAFE's video footage is angry the entire industry is being questioned over the incident.

Nats still dominate poll of polls

The National Party continues to hold the dominant position in RNZ's Poll of Polls - comfortably ahead of Labour and the Greens combined. (COMMENTS)