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A group of uninsured homeowners in Christchurch's red zones have lost their bid to avoid costs for a legal battle with the Government.The "Quake Outcasts" will have to pay more than $50,000 to cover the costs of a legal…
01.19 / 04:57
www.nzherald.co.nz
Liberal and Labor politicians are among the crowd attending a rally in support of the state's salmon industry which is facing increasing opposition from…
01.19 / 03:56
www.abc.net.au
The number of cyclists fined for not wearing a helmet has halved in the past two years, with police saying it is a low priority …
01.19 / 03:25
www.stuff.co.nz
If the Government wants to keep claiming it’s unsafe to re-enter the Pike River drift it should show some real proof and let it be properly tested, say families of the miners who died…
01.19 / 03:16
www.scoop.co.nz
Whakatane District Council ratepayers are limited to view only 0.2% of the Council’s art collection, valued at $8750,174.00, with the Roturua Lakes District Council not far behind with only 0.7% of its artwork worth $10,713,675.00 on display for the…
01.19 / 02:56
www.scoop.co.nz
Information in CIA documents about New Zealand came from note-taking in diplomatic meetings and not spying, the US Ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert says."The characterization of the US spying on New Zealand is…
01.19 / 01:34
www.nzherald.co.nz
Thursday, 19 January: As 2016 is officially declared the hottest year ever recorded, the world’s largest seismic ship is searching for deep sea oil off New Zealand’s East…
01.18 / 23:13
www.scoop.co.nz
In the final news conference of his presidency, Barack Obama stressed the need for the U.S. to continue in protecting people's…
01.18 / 23:08
cnbc.com
President Obama held his final news conference at the White House on Wednesday. The complete transcript from that event is posted below.  OBAMA: Let me start off by saying that I was sorely tempted to wear a tan suit today... (LAUGHTER) ... for my last press conference. OBAMA: But Michelle, whose fashion sense is a …
01.18 / 21:27
washingtonpost.com
Queensland Rail says it has not been able to identify the person who posted a laughing face emoji from its Twitter account during last year's rail…
01.18 / 20:30
www.abc.net.au
The bank chief tells CNBC that the economy could grow up to 4 percent this year with the right policies from Donald…
01.18 / 20:04
cnbc.com
A section of South Road remains closed today as work continues on securing structural damage caused to the tram…
01.18 / 19:49
www.abc.net.au
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, the man President-elect Donald Trump wants to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, will ask a select group of senators Wednesday to allow him to lead an agency he has spent much of his career trying to dismantle. …
01.18 / 18:51
cnn.com
Voters are urged to enrol for the Mt Albert by-election by next Wednesday to ensure they have their say in the head-to-head clash between Labour and the…
01.18 / 18:48
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There's been a lot of talk about words lately -- like "Make America great again" and "Yes we can." …
01.18 / 17:37
cnn.com
President Barack Obama takes reporters' questions for a final time Wednesday from the White House briefing room, his last official event before Donald Trump replaces him in two days. …
01.18 / 17:00
cnn.com
Scott Pruitt on Wednesday acknowledged that the climate is changing in his confirmation hearing to lead the…
01.18 / 17:00
cnbc.com
An extraordinary database of CIA documents has been made available, revealing the United States' intelligence agency's history of spying on New Zealand.The database was put online this week and reveals internal Central…
01.18 / 16:26
www.nzherald.co.nz
Even as Donald Trump readies to take the oath of office on the west side of the Capitol, some of his top Cabinet picks are off to a rocky start this week inside the building, facing surprising heat. …
01.18 / 15:10
cnn.com
The president-elect hasn't even taken the oath of office for his first term but already is beginning to plot his…
01.18 / 15:10
cnbc.com