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Meridian Energy is targeting 100,000 tonnes of carbon reduction from boilers run on fossil fuels, primarily coal fired but also diesel and gas.
The number of children and young people treated at the controversial Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital in the 1970s may have been much higher than initially thought.
Where cows were grazing last week, scientists are now poring over two trenches dug on farmland at Tatuanui near Morrinsville in the Waikato.
Latest figures showing rising household incomes are hiding what some say is a growing disparity between the have and the have nots, particularly around homeownership.
A man who came through state care, corrective training and prison believes his life has been set back 30 years by the physical and psychological abuse he received.
Obtaining vital clues to the health and history of lakes in Aotearoa-New Zealand is the focus of research being carried out on three Rotorua lakes.
A group representing some survivors of abuse in faith-based care wants churches to come out and support the call for the setting up of an independent body to deal with all complaints of abuse.
A survivor group for people abused while in the care of the Catholic Church says only a fraction of them are coming forward.
A child advocacy group is calling for changes to the law to make it mandatory for anyone who works with children to be vetted by police.
The Department of Conservation is considering restricting the number of people who can enter popular national parks at peak times.
A campaign to encourage visitors to respect the special values of Tongariro National Park and the maunga has been launched by iwi and the Department of Conservation.
The Coromandel community of Whitianga is gearing up to fight for the return of practical driving tests in the town.
Jetskiers risk a $200 fine if they break the rules, which includes a maximum of five knots within 200 metres of shore, a structure or dive flag.
RNZ put a number of questions to members of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests to get their thoughts on The Royal Commission into Abuse in Care.
A group representing some survivors of abuse claims the estimated number of people abused while in care is well off the mark.
Large gaps in the collection of data mean it will be impossible to determine the precise number of people abused, the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care says.
It has been estimated that up to a quarter of a million children, young people and vulnerable adults were abused in state and faith-based care between 1950 and 2019. Audio
A pioneering treatment for kidney cancer using radiation has been described as potentially lifesaving.
The Salvation Army has made an unreserved apology to people who suffered from abuse as children while in its care.
A man who was abused in both state and church-based care says pent-up frustration over what happened to him prompted him to stab a convicted paedophile in prison.
A woman sexually abused by her foster father for many years says she was abandoned by Anglican Social Services which placed her in care.
A former Dilworth School boarding student has told the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care he was groomed by the school's chaplain, and beaten by older students.
A man has presented a harrowing testimony of being terrified as a boy for every day of school through two years, at the Abuse in Care inquiry.
Witnesses at the Abuse in Care Royal Commission have recounted gruelling memories of being abused while in the care of churches.
A woman who was sexually abused and raped by a Catholic priest says the response from the church to her complaint was insulting and laughable.