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Seven years of breaches at Hawea Wastewater Treatment Plant have surfaced after Hawea Community Association raised concerns with the council which it blames over its monitoring.
Facebook needs to take accountablity for its role in the Christchurch terror attack, which was live streamed on the social media site, the Privacy Commissioner says.
Thousands of people are pledging to form human chains outside mosques tomorrow, as Muslims head inside to pray.
First person - Christchurch is on high alert following Friday's mass shootings at two mosques, and local taxi drivers are doing their bit to help in times of need, writes Ben Strang.
Police will improve training to reduce officers' inconsistent approaches to chasing fleeing drivers, but are largely leaving their pursuits policy unchanged, following the release of a joint review…
New Zealand is positioning itself to be a leader when it comes to space tourism.
Police patrolling the country's roads say they are understaffed and unable to effectively tackle road safety. Audio
A survey of more than 600 victims of criminal acts has found just 11 percent of people rated their experience in the justice system as positive.
An error by a border official allowed a British tourist wanted for assault and accused of being part of a roofing scam to leave the country, the NZ Customs Service says.
The project director of Auckland's proposed SkyPath says NZTA will not pay up for intellectual property rights, and has now shut down communication with the original designers.
The government has been told not to deflect the blame after announcing a rise of almost 5000 people seeking a state house.
A former National Party minister is urging political parties to come together in an effort to reform the justice system.
The government has declared a seasonal labour shortage for the Hawke's Bay, which invites some visitor visa-holders to take up six weeks of work in the horticulture industry.
A Wellington driver was the most ticketed in New Zealand's three largest cities, collected 149 parking fines in 2018, totalling $5855.
They thought the worst had happened and that the charred growth extending across the Tasman region had passed them by. Video
The hills are dry, with long rust-coloured grass resembling straw more than healthy pasture. It makes an ideal burning ground as the fires south-west of Nelson rage into their third day. Video
Wellington could start an electric scooter trial by next month, but they would be restricted from use on the city's Golden Mile or Botanic Gardens.
Fifteen years after having mud thrown in his face at Waitangi, Don Brash is set to return to the marae on Tuesday.
The mother of a six-year-old girl ordered back to Australia under the Hague Convention is questioning why her daughter's views were disregarded by a judge.
Some police officers are not reporting when they have been injured by an offender while on the job.
New Zealand drivers are crashing at higher rates than drivers visiting this country, Ministry of Transport data shows.
Police decisions to pursue are complicated and made quickly under pressure, the Police Association president says, and an upcoming report is not likely to solve the problem.
A Palmerston North woman has lost confidence in her image after the employees of a hair salon called her a freak and ordered her to leave.
Engineers who have assessed the Reading Cinemas building in Wellington say it is the cinemas themselves that are a risk in the event of a major earthquake.
A scientific expedition to Antarctica is expected to explore new parts of the Ross Sea this month - but there are positives and negatives to the increased access.