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The Labour Party says the Tertiary Education Commission is not doing enough to protect whistleblowers' rights and identities.
Prime Minister John Key says the government has had assurances from both Britain and the EU there will be no change in access for kiwi goods or people until new conditions are negotiated.
Lyttleton musician Marlon Williams is back home, fresh from playing on Conan O'Brien's late night show in the US. Williams premieres a new song and pays tribute to Ralph Stanley. (AUDIO)
Brexit - Young people in the UK have turned to social media to vent their anger and despair at a vote they see as cutting them off from Europe.
A giant tobacco company is still hoping to talk the government out of legislating for plain packaging of cigarettes and tobacco.
Brexit - A second independence referendum is "highly likely" in Scotland after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Scotland's first minister says.
Kiwi comedian John Clarke says the Australian election campaign is 'a testament to disaffection' and he can't wait for it to be over. (AUDIO)
Witnesses have come forward reporting that another vehicle may have been with car that crashed near Hamilton airport killing four people last night.
The All Blacks must remain patient against a hungry Wales team in tonight's final test in Dunedin, according to captain Kieran Read.
Brexit: Britain's vote to leave the EU has sparked comment around the world, and Kiwis were no exception. See how New Zealanders reacted to the Brexit news on Twitter.
An elderly Hastings man is in hospital with serious injuries following a home invasion early this morning.
A strong 4.7 earthquake struck the top of the South Island early this morning.
The Land Information Minister is willing to consider police checks for some applicants seeking to buy sensitive land or assets in New Zealand, she says.
Police have offered to make a private apology to Teina Pora, who was wrongly convicted of the 1992 murder of Susan Burdett.
A 16-year-old cancer sufferer and her family who have been living at Te Puea Marae in Mangere have moved into a new house. (VIDEO)
A man found guilty of raping a woman he met on Tinder has been jailed for seven years.
A former Child, Youth and Family worker has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for sexual offending against seven girls and one boy.
Wellington's beleaguered cycleway programme will not be getting the shot in the arm some were hoping for - instead it will be reviewed, refreshed and recommissioned.
A family unhappy with the post-op care of their five-year-old child are still waiting to hear from the Whanganui District Health Board.
A prison psychologist who began a sexual relationship with an inmate hours after he was released has been found guilty of breaching professional boundaries.