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West Coasters are worried their rivers may be closed to whitebaiting as part of a proposal about to go to the incoming Minister of Conservation. Audio
A new Department of Conservation study shows there have been 35,000 unexplained deaths in the past 11 years of the already critically endangered antipodean albatross.
In the three years to the end of 2019 there was a 22 percent increase in electrical fires and a high number of complaints about work done by people with no electrical training.
A former deputy chair of the Canterbury District Health Board is accusing the Ministry of Health and Treasury of an ongoing campaign at the highest levels, to get rid of David Meates.
Some residents of the Southland town have bags packed ready to evacuate in case potentially lethal ammonia gas is released from toxic waste stored there.
Those injured by bullets or whose loved ones were struck down in the mosque attacks, will today have a chance to look the man responsible straight in the eyes, and tell him how they feel. Audio
Fears about the safety of a vaccine for Covid-19 could put people off receiving it and see the country fall short of achieving herd immunity.
Fishers say the money on offer from the government to help some of them adopt more dolphin-friendly methods falls well short and will put some out of business.
Climate change could lead to a 24 percent reduction in fish species and more storms, which could damage aquaculture farms and sink fishing boats.
Three of the country's biggest seafood companies have broken ranks with the rest of the sector and declared their support for cameras on fishing boats.
The fishing sector says it is feeling let down by Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash after comments comparing them with criminals surfaced.
A witness to the 15 March mosque attacks says an interview with the shooter should not be made public.
Crusaders fans will get to see their team in the flesh for the first time since lockdown this Sunday afternoon, when they host the Chiefs.
Commercial fishers say plans to protect some of the rarest dolphins in the world are another kick in the guts for a sector already down for the count due to Covid-19.
Pre-sale building inspections are continuing to uncover hundreds of Christchurch homes with botched repairs or undeclared damage.
The government is urging councils to invest in infrastructure and save jobs, but councils have run out of money and are instead putting off large projects to future years.
A campaign to stop Christchurch households from using their recycling bins to dump their smelly non-recyclable waste, is so far failing to change peoples' behaviour.
Gardeners in Christchurch are up in arms over a proposal to introduce water charges.
The move to gatherings of up to 100 people at midday comes just in time for Muslims to come together for Friday prayers for the first time in two months. Video
Christchurch's iconic council-owned red buses could be about to be sold off to the highest bidder as the council grapples with the prospect of a lower rates take.
Among the many activities people were able to do for the first time at the weekend under level 2, was to head to their local farmers' market.
The number of official complaints about the government's wage subsidy scheme have skyrocketed, with 800 being laid in the space of just nine days.
Businesses on the West Coast say they should be allowed to open their doors ahead of other regions where Covid-19 cases are a lot higher.
Rest homes are now looking at buying their own Covid-19 testing kits after the Ministry of Health refused to test new admissions. Audio
Some employers are not passing on all of the wage subsidy they are receiving for workers and are instead pocketing the money for themselves, employees have told RNZ.