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Russel Norman has announced he will stand down as Green Party co-leader after nearly a decade in the role.
Passengers on a Hawaiian Airlines plane bound for Auckland were shocked and frightened when the the aircraft skidded to a stop just before take-off.
New research shows a considerable gap between what scientists believe and the general public's views on controversial topics.
British MPs have reopened the debate over UK visa rules, arguing they are unfairly favouring Europeans at the expense of those from Commonwealth countries like Australia and New Zealand.
Recreational boat users are slamming suggestions a licensing system be introduced, saying it will add a level of bureaucracy without making boating safer. (AUDIO)
New Zealand is on target to become the fattest country within five years, according to a surgeon who says not enough weight loss surgery is being done. (AUDIO)
New Massey University research shows housing affordability dropped an average 14 percent last year. (AUDIO)
The Qualifications Authority has confirmed it will review the causes of the surprise drop in the number of students achieving University Entrance this year.
Queenstown bar owners, health workers and hoteliers are calling on the Government to take a closer look at how much duty free alcohol people can buy.
Powerplay with Brent Edwards - Just a couple of months into his new job as Labour Party leader Andrew Little is finding out how difficult it can be.
Kiwifruit orchards in the Bay of Plenty are now selling for the same, or more, than before the deadly PSA disease hit New Zealand. (AUDIO)
Kiwisaver funds claiming to be ethical or sustainable are being urged to put their money where their mouth is, with calls for a industry-wide standard.
A plane with Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully was running out of fuel and had passed the point of safe return during a flight to Antarctica. (AUDIO)
Education leaders are blaming changes to University Entrance for an unexpectedly big drop in the number of teenagers gaining the qualification. (AUDIO)
About 100 staff at the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority today turned up to an afternoon tea to farewell former chief executive Roger Sutton.
Forensic scientists have unveiled a cutting edge 3D scanner which will give jurors a new insight into crime scenes. (VIDEO)
With "Cattongate" in full swing, Radio New Zealand's Glen Scanlon allows Eleanor Catton's prize-winning novel to speak for its author. (AUDIO)
A disused motorway flyover in central Auckland is to become a cycleway, in an announcement due from the Government this afternoon.
An local board member says a death at an Auckland railway crossing was an accident waiting to happen for a decade.
Auckland Airport has shown off its multi-million dollar upgrade to its marine rescue fleet, with a $3 million hovercraft at the centre. (VIDEO)