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An official database will be set up to track the Waiheke ferry service and get a picture of how reliable it is, Auckland mayor Phil Goff says.
A new advocacy group offering a voice for parents in dispute with Oranga Tamariki is calling for an urgent Royal Commission of Inquiry into all aspects of the government agency.
Tensions are rising in rural Manawatū after a volunteer chopped a phallus off a Māori carving standing sentry to welcome hikers at a popular walking track.
Official documents show fishing companies including Talleys threatened legal action against the government over proposed seabed protection in the South Pacific.
A custody officer used excessive force when he threw a man into a wall while trying to restrain him, the police watchdog has found.
A Southland maternity centre that was turned into an unstaffed hub has been told DHB officials will not attend a meeting tomorrow about its future for fear of a confrontation.
An online petition calling for the Minister of Transport to bring Waiheke Island's ferry services under local authorities clocked up more than 800 signatures overnight.
Access to the flu vaccine is being restricted due to a nationwide shortage during a surge in flu cases that has prompted a record number of doses given.
An Auckland school is urging drivers to slow down around schools, after two children were hit by a vehicle at a pedestrian crossing this morning.
Hundreds of Waiheke Island residents were left queuing early this morning, after some ferry sailings were cancelled due to a mechanical fault.
The first Auckland-wide census of people living without shelter shows nearly 43 percent were Māori, with a similar proportion living in temporary accommodation.
Landlords are rushing to insulate rentals before a deadline in July - but some might miss that, because materials are running out.
One of the country's most popular tourist attractions, Mt Eden or Maungawhau, is on a list of 69 parks with a high risk of contracting kauri dieback disease - but nothing is in place to protect the…
Auckland Council's plan to establish a recycling centre in Western Springs is being opposed by the Horticultural Council - which will have to move over to make way for it.
All Black Sonny Bill Williams has challenged hundreds of people at Auckland's memorial service to reach out to Muslims in their community.
Gun safety experts expect swift clampdowns on gun ownership after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pledged to change the country's near 30-year-old gun laws.
A Bangladeshi couple who owned an Auckland sweet shop have been found guilty of exploiting migrants, but not human trafficking.
More than 20 homeowners claim roadworks on Auckland's Southern motorway have damaged their homes and are seeking compensation from NZTA.
Auckland businesses and hotels are feeling the pinch from repeated delays to the opening of New Zealand's largest convention centre.
An academic who sexually assaulted an elderly woman at a resthome did not tell the university he worked for about the case.
A coalition of Auckland community groups is concerned that beaches with some risk of poor water quality may now get the green light from Swimsafe.
A virtual community power station launched today will collect solar electricity from 3000 roof-tops and allow households to trade power.
An infamously-confusing intersection north of Auckland with 55 turning combinations is again riling locals who are unimpressed with two proposed solutions to fix it.
A new super agency will combine the powers of existing authorities and fast track large-scale housing developments.
The president of the Auckland Pride Board says it won't be backing down on its decision to ban police in uniforms from taking part in the parade, despite the massive public backlash and several…