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Starting five-year-olds at school in groups rather than on their birthdays would be less disruptive for children and their teachers, parents say.
The prospect of children having to enrol in school at set times, rather than when they turn five, has early childhood centres worried.
The AA is calling on petrol companies to display all their petrol prices and says the government should force them to if they don't.
The country's two richest people, billionaires Graeme Hart and Richard Chandler, have as much wealth as the poorest 30 percent of New Zealanders.
An app for pregnancy and birth has proved so popular, Internal Affairs is working on one for death.
An advertising watchdog dismissed complaints the advert about water pollution was false and misleading, but one group plans to appeal.
It's our silent killer, now the Automobile Association says there needs to be random roadside testing for drugs, similar to alcohol.
Occupants of a Wellington apartment block evacuated after the earthquake have been allowed back home.
In a first of its type in this country, a cheaper housing option is to be available for the capital's most vulnerable residents.
A budgeting service that has missed out on government funding says it lost the contract because it deals with the working poor rather than beneficiaries.
A new law designed to modernise and streamline the courts and judiciary could just place more strain on the already stretched system.
Long delays in the Family Court are evident at every court in the country and the government can no longer ignore the problem, lawyers say.
The number of deaths from quad bike accidents has reached a record annual high, and an agriculture experts says the rate is predicted to rise.
A looming workforce crisis in the Family Court could add to delays and uncertainty for vulnerable children, psychologists say.
While the second rhetoric clash between Clinton and Trump was not a game-changer, Wellington bar patrons were surprised by The Donald's performance.
The Bremner fatal stabbing attack and allegations of underspending shows there is something 'not happening right' in Waikato mental health services, a newly elected DHB member says.
Not charging Pike River's chief executive over the mine disaster was unprincipled, a lawyer for some of the victims' families says. Video, Audio
For the first time, New Zealanders are the biggest group being held in Australian immigration detention centres.
Woolworths is being called on to reveal which of the country's Countdown supermarkets it plans to close as staff fear they may soon be out of a job.
More than 20,000 people were declined access to surgery and other treatments at the end of last year, new figures show.
District Health Boards deny the existence of so-called phantom waiting lists and say they would like to hear from anyone who has evidence of them. Audio
A Christchurch family is lucky to be alive after being rushed to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning from a portable generator.
A management consultant who failed to pay almost $250,000 in GST and income tax has been sentenced to six months' home detention.
The government is scrapping an established programme for at-risk families for a new one which critics say is not as good.
Police are under pressure to explain how they failed to match up the aliases of a well-known fraudster who stole millions from Work and Income. Audio