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National grid operator Transpower says the hydro lake levels are 67 percent of where they would normally be at this time of year, but there is no cause for worry yet.
A study of blood samples has revealed eight cases of Covid-19 that went previously undetected in the community.
"What's all the fuss about masks?" is the title of an official-looking pamphlet that was being thrust in the face of Wellington train commuters yesterday.
A review into Wellington's billion dollar highway Transmission Gully has found the project was flawed from the start. Audio
The man convicted of the Christchurch mosque shootings has held off from initiating a judicial review of his prison conditions, and designation as a terrorist entity.
No toilets, topless calendars and comments about their appearance are just some of the things women tradies say they deal with on a daily basis.
The Hutt Valley High School principal says officials have known about the problems for years and failed to act. Audio
The head of managed isolation and quarantine facilities has made more changes to the exercise bus system, after failures onboard a bus from the Grand Mecure Hotel.
A Feilding childcare centre investigated over claims of smacking children and feeding them mouldy food has lost its licence and is set to close.
The family of a 90-year-old Levin woman who died after three teenagers beat and robbed her say their mother's kindness cost her life.
A prisoner who raped and forced his young cellmate to perform oral sex on him almost every night for three months will be deported back to Fiji after his sentence.
Two Wellington women have spoken out about their months-long battle with a gym they worked at after complaining a trainer had sexually assaulted them.
Dirty bedding, bad food, a lack of fresh air and hot taps within reach of toddlers are some of the findings of a Feilding childcare centre which is being investigated.
Health officials believe they will not be able to persuade about 10 percent of the population to get a Covid-19 vaccine.
Health officials have been asked to investigate the Feilding childcare centre where former teachers complained toddlers were being fed mouldy food.
A scathing review into Wellington's $6.4 billion transport programme has found it's at risk of failure, has a detrimental culture and was under-resourced from the outset.
Police are investigating three reports of indecent assault at a Wellington gym's Christmas party last year.
A teacher who reported an early childhood centre for punishing toddlers by putting them in isolation fears the abuse is continuing.
Warmer waters and sediment has caused 35 percent of little blue penguin chicks to die in Wellington.
An inspection of Auckland Women's prison has revealed inmates don't have easy access to sanitary items, bras, underwear and exercise.
A teacher says the Ministry of Education made it hard for staff to complain about the owner of a Feilding childcare centre who is alleged to have mistreated children for years.
The small Taranaki town of Hāwera was left reeling yesterday after it became the scene of a double homicide investigation.
New documents reveal the Department of Corrections consulted international experts before the mosque gunman's sentencing to prepare for his incarceration.
More parents and teachers have come forward about their experiences at a Feilding child care centre, which is under investigation.
Parents and former teachers claim the owner and manager of a childcare centre in Feilding locked toddlers in rooms, fed children mouldy food and smacked them.