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Golfer Danny Lee has won his maiden PGA tour title and a winner's cheque of NZ$1.8 million, becoming the first New Zealander to win on the tour in 10 years.
Investors who lost money in the failed Hanover Finance group will receive $18 million in an out of court settlement between the Financial Markets Authority and the former directors.
One of two men charged in relation to an attack in a Nelson boarding house at the weekend has been remanded in custody.
Belinda McCammon spent 10 hours aboard NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). She reports back on what's out there.
The Manu Samoa team will "grow an arm and a leg" when they take on the All Blacks in an historic test in Apia this week, All Blacks great Michael Jones says.
With most of the votes counted, results from the Greek referendum suggest voters have rejected the terms of an international bailout. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Up to 5 percent of children are estimated to suffering from breathing sleep disorders preventing a good night's rest.
A mid-sized Japanese car made by Honda has topped the list of the most often stolen cars for the fourth straight year.
Demand for overseas workers in Christchurch is showing no sign of slowing, despite recent comments from the Finance Minister suggesting the city's rebuild was peaking. (COMMENTS)
Police say an Auckland teenager reported missing two months ago has been found alive and well.
Former Chief Justice Sir Ronald Davison, who chaired the Winebox Inquiry into alleged tax fraud, has died at his home at the age of 94.
Secondary school principals say they are dealing with an increasing number disputes involving parents which is taking time away their job of running a school. (COMMENTS)
The New Zealand Defence Force is taking part for the first time in what has been described as the largest warfighting exercise between Australia and the United States. (AUDIO)
The annual surge in flu cases has begun, but the news isn't all bad; A specialist says the strains going around are matching this year's vaccine.
Ngapuhi says its leader, Sonny Tau, has its full support following a hui attended by the tribe's kaumatua and kuia last week.
The threat of legal action from angry parents has prompted Crown Law to draft advice for schools.
Thousands of people welcomed the victorious Highlanders back to Dunedin this morning with songs, cheers, and a whole lot of flag waving.
The Government should use its presidency of the UN Security Council to highlight the threat climate change poses to peace and security, says the Green Party.
Alcohol Healthwatch has joined the National Addiction Centre in calling for the sale of alcohol powder sachets to be banned or tightly regulated.
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is appealing an American ruling that seized property and assets, including cash, jet skis, luxury watches and cars.