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An organisation representing social workers says the backlash against a video showing an uplift of a child is taking its toll on frontline staff.
A community leader in Palmerston North is urging the police to do more to make the migrant and Muslim community feel safe.
A tax expert is warning the government should not rush into taxing large online multinational companies like Facebook.
Oranga Tamariki is being accused of bullying and racism by the Māori midwife who fought to prevent a young mother from having her baby taken away.
The district's unemployment rate is nearly three times the national average, and community leaders have travelled to Parliament to give their vision for how to turn the area around.
For most New Zealanders, a drop in the official cash rate is a double-edged sword.
Toxicologists are urging the government not to make special provisions for medicinal cannabis products and argue it should meet the same stringent standards as other medicines.
A new study suggests cycling safety is lagging behind cycling promotion.
A Palmerston North church is considering introducing security measures after it and another church were targeted with anti-Muslim propaganda.
How much are you willing to pay for a manicure or pedicure? $30? $50? ...A foot?
A new device developed by New Zealand researchers could help detect vision problems in children as young as two, for early intervention against lifelong debilitating sight problems.
New fire research that is under way could change large-scale firefighting as we know it.
Epilepsy New Zealand is raising concerns about Pharmac changing its funding to just a single brand of Lamotrigine epilepsy medication.
The effects of the Wellington housing crisis on the city's most vulnerable is being laid bare in a new monthly report on homelessness and begging in the city.
Pregnant women are being urged to get their flu shot earlier, following research indicating their chances of flu hospitalisations are much higher.
Engineers are pushing the boundaries on building materials to find more sustainable ways to earthquake strengthen.
A mother whose son took his own life six years ago says she is still waiting for a coroner's inquest into his death.
Two Middlemore Hospital nurses have been attacked on their way home from work this morning.
Thousands of library visitors, a locally-owned cafe and 160 council and library staff are among those displaced by the closure of Wellington's Central Library.
Scientists and ethicists from seven countries, including New Zealand, are insisting on a global moratorium for editing DNA in human sperm, embryos and eggs.
A former British diplomat is warning New Zealand against allowing Chinese company Huawei into its 5G network and says the country should not back down due to fear of retribution.
Earthquake Commission Minister Megan Woods has revealed the major insurer is not accepting new home insurance customers in the capital - not just declining contents insurance. Video, Audio
As a major insurer no longer takes on new customers in Wellington, a consumer watchdog wants the government to rethink the Earthquake Commission. Audio
One of the country's biggest insurers is limiting the amount of contents insurance policies it approves in Wellington, leaving renters trying to find coverage elsewhere.
The Rainbow New Zealand Charitable Trust says the government is lacking a single entity where organisations like theirs can discuss problems facing the LGBTQI+ community.