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Ardern and Johnson agree to change visas to benefit New Zealanders under 35

Young New Zealanders will be able to spend more time living and working in the UK thanks to changes to a popular visa. Jacinda Ardern met British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at 10 Downing...

Crash closes State Highway 41 at the south end of Lake Taupō

Police are working to find the driver of a vehicle in an accident that closed State Highway 41 at the south end of Lake Taupō. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver Police were called to the...

SPCA accused of acting stealthily with downtown shutdown

Residents of a community in Hawke's Bay are devastated and angry at the SPCA's decision to close their local centre. The SPCA says its services will still be available in the Hawke's Bay center...

Rotorua reserves for housing: council urged to rethink sale of community assets

A Rotorua resident told council that selling the Coulter Road reserve for housing would crush the "heart and soul" of the local community. A nearly full public gallery at the meeting urged the council...

Pedestrian dies in crash in Hunterville, SH1 closed

One person has died following an accident involving a pedestrian and a truck on State Highway 1 near Hunterville this evening. Police were called to the scene of the crash, between Rowes Road and...

Former Dilworth School housemaster jailed for nearly four years

Another former member of staff at Dilworth School in Auckland has been convicted. Alister Harlow is pictured during a court appearance in October 2020. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook Alister Harlow has been charged with...

Two men charged with the murder of a Whakatane man

Police arrested two men for the murder of Mark Hohua, a 48-year-old Whakatane man, last week. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller Hohua succumbed to his injuries on June 19 after being seriously assaulted and airlifted...

Nelson Police continue search for missing swimmer

Police will continue the search for a missing swimmer at Maruia Falls in Nelson this weekend. File photo: Maruia Falls Photo: Wikicommons In a statement, Nelson Bays Area Commander Inspector Matt Scoles said police personnel...

Trade deal with EU: name ban leaves cheese makers in ‘uncertain’ position

The crème de la crème of cheesemakers were celebrated last night at this year's Champions of Cheese awards - but warn they now face an uncertain future. Feta cheese Photo: 123RF New Zealand and the...

‘Challenging the narrative’: New exhibition attracts more young women to the video game industry

Ready player 1? The Otago Museum is transformed into an interactive play zone as part of its latest exhibition. The hands-on exhibit opens tomorrow. Photo: RNZ / Tess Brunton Code Breakers: Women in Games...

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2 officers killed, 5 injured when man opens fire on police trying to execute warrant in Kentucky

Two officers were killed when a man opened fire on officers trying to execute a...