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Cook Island businesses holding out for much needed tourists have now got a reprieve with a travel bubble with New Zealand less than two weeks away. Audio
The travel ban on India lifts today, but those eligible to return home are finding it impossible to get flights. Audio
The Mental Health Foundation wants reassurance from the government that mental health reforms wont be slowed down by the major health restructure.
A Kiwi who has fought for years to adopt her nieces and nephews from Ethiopia is now facing the possibility that one will have to be left behind.
The Children's Commissioner is even more concerned about the deportation of a 15 year old and does not believe Australia has stuck to its international obligations under the Convention on the Rights…
The transformation of the country's abortion services is one step closer with Ministry of Health seeking expressions of interest for projects that will improve abortion services.
Mandating the scanning of QR codes on the Covid Tracer app has been put in the too-hard basket by the government - for now.
A tech expert is warning the government could face multiple stumbling blocks if it makes QR code scanning mandatory - in particular when dealing with tech giants like Apple and Google.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is "reluctant" to refer those in the Papatoetoe cluster who breached lockdown restrictions to police. Audio
A crowd in Whangārei has been told Labour is a government full of Pākehā, but committed to kaupapa Māori. Audio
Thousands of people have asked the Ministry of Health for help after having trouble enabling Bluetooth on the Covid-19 tracer app. Video
Tough border testing for New Zealand honey imports to Japan is re-igniting the conversation about the use of the weed killer glypohsate in New Zealand.
New Zealand sent almost $68m of honey to Japan last year, but the country is warning it will stop our honey imports if it continues to find the weed killer glyphosate during border testing.
Marama Davidson and James Shaw reflect on 2020 - but both will have their work cut out for them in the new year.
The Parliament's Speaker is expected to appear before a select committee on Wednesday to be questioned about a costly legal dispute.
New Zealand officials are keeping a close eye on the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine rollout in the UK before a vaccinations campaign is launched here.
Thousands of security guards will receive better protection of their pay and conditions, with the government moving to make changes to existing employment laws.
The Māori Party is planning to get tactical with the way it asks questions of the government in Parliament and is hoping the Green Party will help.
Incoming Minister for Women Jan Tinetti is expecting her portfolio will be no exception to this government's focus on Covid-19.
Now the deal with the Greens is done and dusted, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's next move is to appoint her new ministers.
The Green Party's newest MPs are promising to use their diverse backgrounds to push not only for change in their communities but within the political system as well.
The government has no plans to change border exemptions for vets despite pleas from the Veterinary Association that vets are burning out and animal welfare is at stake.
Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson is promising to always be an advocate for Ihumātao, but says it is up to the people to decide what a resolution will look like and when that will be.
The Electoral Commission had a preferred alternative election date of 21 November, the latest release of government documents show.
Not even Covid-19 has put a stop to runaway house prices - with first home buyers spending up to $200,000 more than expected for their first home.