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Victims' advocates are calling for sexual violence courts to be funded nation-wide after a two-year trial found they cut wait times and were less traumatic for complainants.
A chronic bus driver shortage continues to plague the Capital's peak hours services.
Just "one or two bad apples" in the boy racer community ruin the perception of everyone, police say. Video
Residents of Foxton Beach are concerned that rising water and further erosion of the estuary could expose the old rubbish dump.
A 91-year-old man who has depended - in life and love - on the Manawatū Gorge road for 70 years has today delivered to Parliament his hand-collected petition to save it.
A New Zealand tattoo artist who took explicit photos of his client's thigh tattoo and then shared them in a group chat using demeaning language has sparked a global movement.
A man has made a brief appearance in court after a road roller was driven into a number of cars in Upper Hutt at around 12.25am today. Video
A Kiwi Olympian says Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, who was previously convicted of using a performance enhancing drug, should have been banned for life.
The removal of a suicide scene from the Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why is being called the right thing to do, but mental health advocates say the damage has already been done.
Department of Conservation rangers are on high alert for 'penguin call-outs' after they've been spotted waddling around Wellington. Video
Single use plastic bags have a useful lifespan of just a few minutes to begin with, but from Monday they won't have one at all.
Wellington has become the latest city to declare a climate emergency, and councillors have also been considering a new strategy to make the city carbon neutral by 2050.
A Lower Hutt councillor has been accused of a conflict of interest after the council gave more than $1 million to a tennis association headed by his wife.
More and more of Wairarapa's rolling green pastures are being blanket-planted with pine trees, which rural communities warn are killing their way of life.
Student leaders from the University of Otago's Knox College wrote a letter to hostel managers two years ago telling them sexual assault complaints were not being handled properly.
A former student who lived at an Otago University hostel claims she was raped in her room five years ago but didn't tell anyone because she believed her complaint would be dismissed.
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealand children are still living in poverty because of housing costs, according to new figures released today.
An Otago University student residence is facing criticism that it failed to deal with multiple cases of sexual harassment, masquerading as "traditions" in some cases. Audio
The Pakistan High Commissioner says nine victims of the mosque shootings were Pakistani nationals.
Two men have flown to New Zealand to support their brother who has lost the use of his right hand after a bullet struck him in the shoulder during Friday's shooting.
The family of a man killed in the Christchurch mosque massacres say they find some comfort knowing their father died praying and in the place he loved most.
A new class of beef from one-year-old cows is available to taste test at Central Districts Field days this week.
Avocado growers profits have taken a hit due to quality issues among 2018's smaller crop.
Young people are being turned away from bars and bottle stores because some bar staff don't know about the new Kiwi Access identity cards.
A rocketing demand for party pill-testing has a not-for-profit organisation's hands full.