Hundreds of people marched across the country in protest at genetically modified crops, part of global protests against GE giant Monsanto.
Stormy weather and king tides could flood some sections of Auckland motorway tonight.
A fire on a school bus has killed 16 children and a teacher in eastern Pakistan.
Woman devastated that a father of two has perished despite her efforts to fight a huge shed fire.
Staff were unable to contain a devastating Queenstown fire because they had not recharged fire extinguishers.
The Blues playoff hopes have been dealt a crippling blow, losing 20-13 to the Brumbies at Eden Park.
He helped rescue three women held captive in an Ohio house, but Charles Ramsey says he won't endorse burgers.
Canterbury insurers are failing to meet their own post-earthquake rebuild targets, blaming "unforeseen" problems for the delays.
Homeowners who thought they'd sold their houses have been left in the lurch.
The Waikato District Health Board has launched a review after its website was hacked this week.
He was once an obese accountant and is now an exotic dancer, but he's still a regular churchgoer.
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How to make culinary magic with just three ingredients.
Audi's new A3 is a bit bigger, a lot lighter and feels like it's been to finishing school.
A survey looking into our music listening habits finds that Kiwis love the 70s and would rather give up social media than song.
The only positive about New Zealand is it's beautiful, writes immigrant Rachelle Worby-Ryan.
Not all itches go away with a simple scratch. Roughly 15 per cent of people suffer relentless, long-term itching.
Apple growers seek compensation after produce was blocked on its way into Russia.
The Southland Sharks have beaten the Hawke's Bay Hawks 94-73 in the round six NBL game in Invercargill.
Simon Lusk is an intriguing figure in NZ politics. So who is he and what does he do?
After withdrawing from second test Daniel Vettori could now see out career in limited-overs game.
Find your spiritual side in Rangiroa, a coral atoll way out in the Tuamotu Archipelago.
A day with the controversial, colourful Social Development Minister Paula Bennett.
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Should high schools be encouraged to introduce discussions about pornography in their sex education curriculum?
Thanks to Douglas Adams my daughter and I have reclaimed the tradition of reading together at night.
Intellectually you can tell yourself it will probably take a while to get pregnant, but emotionally it can get pretty crazy, even early on.
Lookalike from rural France partied hard with the stars in Cannes for two days.
Stomach-churning pics and videos show New Orleans being taken over by tens of thousands of swarming bugs.
A life-sized Star Wars X-Wing fighter made from over five million Lego pieces unveiled in New York.
A strip club has grabbed a Wellington boob and left the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation richer for it.
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As with last year, I'm not sure what I think of Once Upon A Time.