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The vice-chancellor of Auckland University says if NZ does not want the country's best and brightest people studying offshore, it needs to provide top-quality tertiary education.
The US state of Illinois has joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa.
After a poor showing at this year's election and the leadership up for grabs, Labour is desperate to turn its fortunes around. Insight talks to voters about what's gone wrong. (AUDIO)
A police guard is still at an Auckland mosque where a side building was damaged by fire overnight. Police and the fire service have not been able to establish if the blaze was suspicious.
A new report shows the gross domestic product of the Nelson Tasman region could be lifted by more than $54 million if a proposed dam is built.
The Commonwealth has reinstated Fiji as a full member following credible elections earlier this month, eight years after the nation was first suspended following a military coup.
Voters have one hour left to cast their ballot in the general election. The Electoral Commission says polling booths throughout the country have reported steady flows of people since 9am.
Power was cut to hundreds of properties in the lower North Island this afternoon as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the area. Electricity should be restored in the next hour.
Five political parties in Fiji have presented evidence which they say back up their claims of irregularities in the country's landmark election.
The winning streak continues for the national Twenty20 cricket champions Northern Districts at the Champions League in India.
Fiji elections authorities say 36 ballot boxes have been quarantined because of objections to Wednesday's polling process. Five parties say they won't accept the outcome of the elections.
The subtitle of Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics is 'How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand's political environment'. Mediawatch asks if it has also poisoned the media.
New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams has recorded a 56th straight victory by winning the Diamond League meet in Brussels after recording a throw of 20.59 metres to win from her German rival Christina Schwanitz.
Technology has reached a point where it is solving problems you never knew you had, but it is causing problems for the environment. The Wireless reports.
It has been another golden day for New Zealand rowers at the world championships in Amsterdam with Hamish Bond and Eric Murray and the women's four setting world records.
New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has pulled off a major upset at the US Open, toppling Russia's former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the opening round 3-6 6-2 7-6.
Manchester United have agreed to a British record transfer football fee of $120 million to sign Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, according to British media.
It was another nightmare visit to Eden Park for the Wallabies, sinking to a 12th straight Bledisloe Cup series defeat on Saturday night as the All Blacks dished out a 51-20 hammering.