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A $98 million plan to tackle high rates of Māori recidivism will involve whānau in rehabilitation strategies, not just prisoners themselves.
Workers in the aged care sector say their experiences at work accurately reflect a survey that suggests staff shortages have impacted the level of care in rest homes.
A man who extracted teeth from two of his partners, using a pair of pliers in what a judge described as an "almost torture-like" way, has been denied parole.
In a first for New Zealand, 21 general practitioners from five iwi health providers in the Wellington region will go on strike for an hour tomorrow.
The engineer behind a building that came down in an earthquake resigned from the body that was investigating him, preventing that from continuing, the High Court in Wellington has heard.
Lawyers for David Lyttle say police manipulated him into confessing he shot a close friend after a dispute over money.
A Feilding man fatally shot his friend after a dispute over money but concocted a plan to get away with murder, the Crown prosecutor has told the High Court in Palmerston North.
Priests in the Wellington region are praying and fasting today to atone for clerical sexual abuse, but victims say they are missing the point. Video
A judge has slammed the police for the charges they laid against a man who took two toes from a human body display in Auckland, saying he was "toe-tally" overcharged.
Accounts from more than 1200 women who had suffered physical and mental domestic violence show a link with self-harm and suicide attempts, Women's Refuge says. Audio
Research by health professionals shows the nutritional labels are not having much impact on New Zealanders' food choices.
Fast food outlets are hailing the inclusion of wraps and salads in menus, but according to research, the overall trend is towards a growth in less healthy products.
A legal battle over a proposed Chinese Garden planned for Frank Kitts Park on Wellington's waterfront has continued today.
A special unit with a budget of $2 million has been established by the Defence Force to work on its response to a planned government inquiry into a controversial operation in Afghanistan.
Prison officers experiencing mental health problems as a result of the violence they see every day have a new programme to help them cope.
Burger King has been banned from employing migrant workers for a year after a former worker's extra hours took their pay below the minimum wage.
Space enthusiasts are being encouraged to do an internship at America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
A move to hold released prisoners who cannot find other accommodation in self-care units in the grounds of Rimutaka Prison has raised concern amongst parents at nearby schools.
A woman who suffered severe pain, bloating and hair loss after being fitted with a sterilisation device is disgusted no one is being held accountable.
Dozens of Australian women have signed up to be part of a class action against Bayer relating to health problems they say were caused by the sterilisation device, Essure.
New Zealand's lack of services for sufferers of younger onset dementia is being challenged by a newly formed community group.
About 10 percent of Hutt Valley households whose properties have been given new ecological protection designations have so far sought inspections by council staff to work through their concerns.
A Lower Hutt company has been fined $37,500 for an 'egregious' failure to complete earthquake strengthening of a residential building in Petone.
The way in which New Zealand's Supreme Court communicates its decisions to the wider public is currently under close scrutiny by a group of US researchers.
A coroner says the death of a man after inhaling synthetic cannabis shows the need for immediate medical help to be sought if someone collapses after using the drug.