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Over the past decade more than 200 produce growers in Auckland have closed as rural land has been rezoned for housing. Now the government is proposing protection for productive land.
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has released a draft strategy to recover yellow-eyed penguin populations, following a series of poor breeding seasons.
Clashes between Green Party co-leader James Shaw and National Party leader Simon Bridges have continued, this time with accusations of climate change denial.
Climate Change Minister James Shaw has today released a cross-government climate change action plan.
Shane Jones has long talked about getting people off the couch but officials are not keeping track of how many local workers are actually getting jobs created by the Provincial Growth Fund. Audio
Video - Sunday marks possibly the most iconic moment of the 20th century and retired astronomer Frank Andrews remembers the excitement of the day very well. Video
Both of the teachers unions - NZEI and the PPTA - have confirmed they will be taking legal action against Novopay.
The government is moving to take pressure off owners with earthquake-prone buildings in small towns, but others argue more needs to be done to ease the burden. Audio
Pain management doctors are worried the hype of medicinal cannabis is giving chronic pain patients false hope.
Two people were shot dead in the past decade by people who had a New Zealand firearms licence despite having been convicted of crimes in Australia.
Palmerston North dairy farmer James Stewart has been a farmer all his life, but times are changing. Audio
A bill that would prohibit ban smoking in cars with children inside needs a major tune up, the National Party says.
Those backing the End of Life Choice Bill are confident the bill's second reading will pass this week, despite pushback from doctors.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters has given a glowing endorsement to UK prime ministerial candidate Boris Johnson.
The government is standing firm it will address commercial water bottling as previously promised before the election.
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?