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36 min ago | International Business Times
The battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria is far from over as scientists in Wellington, New Zealand continue their quest.
3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading and writing has fallen in many regions.
7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
BIG TASK: Work has begun on the giant Central Plains Water project that will eventually water 60,000ha of Canterbury farmland between the Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers.
11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Te Ngaronoa Mahanga and Te Karehana Gardiner-Toi will hand out sausages to people who answer questions about the macron.
16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Dan and Angela Chittenden say their 3-year-old son Hudson is learning fast at Peachgrove Kindergarten.
New Zealand's central bank lifted interest rates for the fourth time this year on Thursday but signalled a pause in further tightening, sending the local currency to a six-week low.
Ngai Tuhoe will take the lead role in the future of their homeland, including Te Urewera, under a landmark settlement that includes a Crown apology for wrongful killings, illegal land grabs, and scorched earth warfare - recognised as some of the worst atrocities in New Zealand history.
The outgoing chief executive leaves SBS in good health, after a near-record profit of $22 million for the 2014 financial year.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand on Thursday raised interest rates for the fourth time this year but signaled it wouldn't introduce further increases until the impact of the latest hike has been assessed.
Silva, a freshman from Toronto majoring in exercise science, ended the school year with a 3.97 GPA.
His grandmother was born a Kiwi, he's packed down in the front row of an All Blacks scrum of sorts, and he considers New Zealanders ''family''.
"It hasn't really sunk in yet - I've had highs, lows, angry times, happy times - every emotion there is," offers Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton from the finish line of the Badwater 135 at Whitney Portal, near Lone Pine, California.
Mohan Nadkarni, a renowned Indian musicologist, died in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday following a brief illness, his son Dev said.
Max Currie grew up in Palmerston North, he went to Awatapu College and was a paperboy for the Manawatu Standard.
Studies show that compared to individuals who get eight hours' sleep, those who get less than seven hours' sleep a night have slower reaction times, are unco-ordinated, are less creative, make poorer decisions, have poor moods and don't get on as well with others.
ON SONG: Soprano Rebecca Nelson has come a long way since busking on Nelson's Trafalgar St after leaving quake-ravaged Christchurch.
The banter for the media was about the Bledisloe Cup and Christchurch's recovery when Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was welcomed to the Beehive by Prime Minister John Key and Finance Minister Bill English this morning, but the rights of Kiwis in Australia will be on the agenda in behind closed doors discussions.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:23 pm
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