Controversial laws being rushed through Parliament give the state "extraordinary and extensive" powers to spy on Kiwis, experts say.
A suicide bomber on a motorcycle has attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul.
"Nan" Wright will be remembered as the life and soul of Newtown's Te Ara Hou apartments.
PM releases text messages with WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater before the release of the "dirty politics" report this week.
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