John Key won't be seeking an assurance from the US about whether the NSA undertakes mass surveillance on New Zealanders because he's "very comfortable" the country is not their focus.
Iconic Kiwi entertainers the Topp Twins chat about their Grand Old Topp'ry tour, the election and their careers.
Daniel Rutledge discusses the latest Kanye West controversy, the Sound of Music and the Hunger Games: Mockingjay trailer.
Some people might say that politicians are full of rubbish, but an angry Ukranian mob took their vitriol one step further by tossing an MP into a skip.
A funeral home in the US now offers a drive-thru service to mourn lost loved ones.
Sam Ackerman and Jerome Ropati present The League Fix from the Warriors awards dinner in Auckland.
For the Clutha-Southland electorate candidates, the biggest challenge is getting out and meeting potential voters.
The latest world Alzheimer's report has been released and focuses on ways to reduce the risk of getting dementia.
A toddler was found with his drunken parents walking to hospital after he fell face-first onto train tracks.
An Arkansas State receiver came up with a new way to distract the opposing team when he played dead during a fake punt play.
In Scotland voting is open to anyone living there, regardless of where they were born - that means around 3000 Kiwi expats will get to have their say.
Japan's plans to resume a controversial Antarctic whale hunt in the name of research has come under scrutiny in Slovenia.
The New Zealand women's rugby league team, the Kiwi Ferns, will play a NRL Nines curtain-raiser game against Australia's Jilaroos.
Otago University politics lecturer Bryce Edwards says although it appears John Key is lying about the GCSB's activities, it's hard to tell if there will be an impact at the polls.
Monaco celebrated their return to the Champions League for the first time in a decade as they edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 .
Steven Joyce says documents declassified by the Government prove accusations that New Zealanders are being subjected to mass surveillance are "absolutely false".
David Farrier talks with Rima Te Wiata at the Dunedin premiere of Housebound about the film and her career.
Arkansas State University halfback Michael Baska has pulled out one of the best dummies you'll see on a rugby field.
Public transport has slipped under the radar this election campaign, despite parties campaigning hard on the issue.
Powerful al-Qaeda branches in Yemen and North Africa have issued an unprecedented joint statement calling for jihadists to unite against the threat from a US-led coalition.
IBM says the new technology, called Synapse, could be the start of a new generation of computing.
Real Madrid got their defence of the Champions League off to a flying start with a 5-1 hammering of Basel.
Fresh ingredients have always been one of a chef's best assets, and now gourmet food has been taken back to its roots.
Metiria Turei says there's no reason New Zealand can't have more than one Deputy Prime Minister, just like how companies have more than one vice-president.
Barack Obama announced the new initiative as the UN warned 20,000 people could be infected with the disease by the end of the year.
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig says his party's rise in the polls is down to the public's lack of trust in the current Government.
Northern Districts wrapped up a spot in the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament with a dominant win over Mumbai Indians.
Winston Peters says although he knows where American spies have set up bases in New Zealand, he's not going to tell anyone where they are.
Borussia Dortmund dispatched a sloppy Arsenal 2-0 in the side's first Champions League group stage match.
Former All Black Carlos Spencer is lacing up the boxing gloves for the first time as a professional fighter to take on Monty Betham.
Warriors captain Simon Mannering has been named the NRL club's best player for a fourth time.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as Borussia Dortmund kick-off their Champions League campaign against Arsenal.
Official polls have the Conservatives within a whisker of the five percent threshold, plus they claim they have seen other polls which put them much higher than that.
Wayne Tempero joined Paul this evening to discuss why Dotcom would expose himself to the risk of having people see an email that might be fake.
At the Green Parrot in Wellington, Nick attempts to name types of geometric shapes, in 10 seconds.
It's always been a struggle getting young people to vote but a couple of Massey University masters students have come up with an online tool to help.
The GCSB bill is now 13 months old, and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says if you live in New Zealand, you are being watched.
The South Taranaki District Council gave Fonterra permission to dump 3 million litres of buttermilk and raw milk, but the residents weren't consulted and they were not happy.
The New Zealand Herald revealed yesterday that almost 1,800 of the Auckland Council's staff earn more than $100,000.
Riders in the World Heli Challenge are competing to take out the top spot's prize money.
Last night had plenty of big revelations, just not the one Kim Dotcom was promising.
Hansen has quelled rumours of Sonny Bill Williams wearing an All Black jersey in upcoming games.
It's been 10 years since the Steamers last held the shield, and they haven't seen much of the Log o' Wood since then.
Nitro Circus stuntman Ethen Roberts has set a new blob jump world record in Auckland this morning.
Scientists at the European Space Agency have announced the spot where they will attempt the first landing on a comet.
Publishers of Eminem's copyrights have filed for damages over alleged copyright infringement by the New Zealand National Party.
Minecraft is changing hands, but fans hope that's the only change.
An update on the markets for September 16, 2014.
Prime Minister John Key says Edward Snowden's claim that the United States has spy facilities in New Zealand is about as likely as Martians roaming the country.
A 71-year-old Catholic priest has pleaded guilty to indecent assault.
Scientists in Wellington have examined a colossal squid after it was hauled up from the Ross Sea last year.
Poll voters agree with Winston Peters on establishing a register of foreign buyers.
Police have recovered the body of a fisherman who went missing on Canterbury's Lake Lyndon yesterday.
EA Sports has released a new live action trailer for FIFA 15 that has players jumping out of their seats and getting kicked across the room.
Goldfish gets life-saving surgery to swim happily ever after.
Former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen is having some trouble adjusting to life at new club Barcelona.
Polls in the Scottish referendum are too close to call, with just a few percentage points splitting the yes and no camps.
A 6m-long Cuvier's beaked whale washed up on a Porirua Beach this morning.
West Ham United have rescued a point against Hull City after twice coming from behind to secure a 2-2 draw in their English Premier League clash.
Prince Charles and David Cameron were given official invitations to the 2014 World Black Pudding Throwing Championships but, sadly, neither came.