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An embattled trust is promising to keep helping people who are disabled even as it moves to sell off its specialist rehabilitation centre in Auckland.
Manufacturers and exporters of infant milk formula are flummoxed by a decision that stops them putting a synthetic additive into toddler milk - even though it's allowed for babies.
Pure fruit juice is having its health rating slashed putting it on the same or an even lower level than diet coke.
A new shared ferry terminal for Wellington won't be built in time for the arrival of KiwiRail's two new supersized boats.
Late plans to widen and extend the motorway where Transmission Gully merges with State Highway 1 have been labelled a band-aid solution.
A debt-ridden Auckland society is being accused of refusing membership applications from people who might question its plans.
KiwiRail's plan to dock its new mega ferries in Wellington's inner harbour has a major problem - the city is too windy.
An ex-prisoner, housed at a child sex offender unit at Rimutaka Prison, has claimed fellow residents are smoking synthetic cannabis while authorities turn a blind eye.
Parents whose children were cared for at a purpose-built disability centre in Auckland say there appears to have been a deliberate attempt to run down the site.
Leaked documents show a cash-strapped Auckland trust for the disabled paid senior staff bonuses to manage its closure and wants to reopen with a focus on private clients.
A tetraplegic man fears he will be confined to his bed unfed and untoileted from today, when the Ministry of Health plans to stop funding the carers he relies upon.
The closure of a hydrotherapy pool and specialised gym has left some in Auckland's disabled community with nowhere to go.
The board of a struggling incorporated society, set up to help disabled people, spent $670,000 of public money and donations on consultants - including paying its own chairman close to $100,000 for… Video
In 1966, a solution began to help the disabled living in geriatric facilities simply because there wasn't anywhere else to go.
Annual Justice figures show methamphetamine remains the biggest drug taking up time in the courts - with 8182 charges laid in the last financial year.
Yachties fear KiwiRail's two new mammoth Cook Strait ferries will spell the end of racing in Wellington's inner harbour.
KiwiRail opposes a recommendation for Kaiwharawhara to be the site of a new Cook Strait ferry terminal, and says its not keen on sharing its preferred site at Kings Wharf.
The government is quietly scrapping the controversial policy which pays family members to care for a disabled relative but the alternatives are being criticised as just as confusing and bureaucratic.
Repealing a short piece of legislation allowing family carers to complain to the Human Rights Review Tribunal is back on the government's agenda.
The government is refusing to pass a single page of legislation before the election that would allow families with disabled children to take complaints to the Human Rights Review Tribunal and the…
KiwiRail says it has no choice but to buy more Chinese made diesel locomotives - even though they've been troublesome and unreliable for more than a decade.
A year on from the Family Court review, the changes made still haven't fully addressed the problems with solving disputes before they get to court.
One in three middle-aged people who live on their own earn so little they are facing an impoverished old age. Audio
A privately owned company which distributes funds on behalf of the government, has been left with a $500k fund it can't use without permission.
Twelve people and a dog had to be rescued from a Lower Hutt campsite this morning after a stream flooded.