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The latest NAB residential property index found while house price growth eased between April and June, so did interest from overseas buyers.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will be hoping Thursday's pending repeal of the carbon tax will leave the issue "dead, buried and cremated", much like a previous contested policy, WorkChoices.
From left: Mr Brian Norman, of New South Wales, Miss Gwen Munro, of Victoria, Miss Joyce Nielson, of Wellington and Mr Colin Tapley of Dunedin.
The Duke of Edinburgh laid a wreath at the stone during an hour-long dedication service on Wednesday that was also attended by NSW Governor Dame Marie Bashir.
Christchurch taxis have topped the list as the most expensive in the world when it comes to trips from the airport to the city, according to new research.
A dozen mothers in an asylum-seeker camp have reportedly attempted suicide so their children can be settled in Australia, but Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said he would not be morally blackmailed.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stood on the red dirt of the Pilbara and seen for the first time the iron ore his nation turns into steel.
Medical officer of health Dr Anita Bell said 95 cases had been confirmed in the Waikato since the outbreak began in June.
NZ media consumption is still pretty traditional, despite a big push to digital, says new Colmar Brunton research.
A kayaker attempting the first solo crossing across the Tasman has drifted further away from the Taranaki coast overnight as rough seas and weather have forced him to "hunker down" in his vessel.
The New Zealander killed by a United States drone strike in Yemen was the subject of terrorism-related investigations, Australian Federal Police documents show.
A hermit crab walks across sands exposed at low-tide on Bikeman Islet, located off South Tarawa in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati May 25, 2013.
This article is part of a Daily Kos Firearms Law and Policy group series on Gun Laws and Shooting Injuries in Canada and Australia.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Australia's parliament on Tuesday that the two nations were launching a "special relationship" of cooperation on areas such as defense after putting aside any lingering enmity from World War Two.
"I told the skipper 'unless you want burnt toast for breakfast, don't make me the cook'," the young woman says of her job interview.
Max Currie, 35, is a film-maker whose debut feature is at this month's International Film Festival.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 01:43 am
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