Displaying items 51 - 75 of 100 in total
Wellington's economy would be devastated if the capital was hit by a similar earthquake to the 2011 Canterbury quake, a new report says.
Roughly 60 percent of New Zealanders have less than $10,000 in savings, according to a new report out of Victoria University.
Trauma experts will be on hand to help out staff and students when Edgecumbe's two major schools reopen for the new term on Monday.
Hundreds of disability support workers around the country took to the streets this morning in a one-hour strike against their working conditions.
The Health Minister has dismissed a government advisor's call to stop schools selling chocolate to raise funds.
Carbon emissions from buildings in developed countries more than doubled between 1990 and 2010 and New Zealand is among the worst culprits, a new report shows.
One man hopes to give travelling Lions fans a taste of Kiwi culture through the time-honoured tradition of billeting.
An exhibition of earthquake-inspired artwork by four Kaikōura artists has opened at Parliament's Bowen House.
Tour guides told a Christchurch family they could pat the cheetahs. Then one of them mauled 14-year-old Isaac Driver "as though it was eating him".
A protest against rape culture, sparked by Wellington College boys posting comments online about having sex with unconscious girls, will change venue after threats of violence.
Two Wellington College boys' social media posts about raping drunk, unconscious girls are being described as disturbingly commonplace.
Immigrant groups say it's fair that in future the government wants to pay them superannuation only after they've lived in New Zealand for 20 years.
Police are spending less on informants and the Labour Party wants to know why.
"People look at everything blackened, with no smoke, and they think it's all over - it's not," says a helicopter pilot fighting the Christchurch fires.
In a New Zealand first, two judges jointly retired at a ceremony at a Tauranga marae yesterday afternoon - and to compound the novelty, the pair just so happen to be married.
At $480 per week, Wellington's median asking price for rent is $40 shy of what people pay in Auckland, Trade Me data shows.
Empty drums exploded at a Leeston honey company during a blaze which took three hours to bring under control, its owner says.
Six people have been arrested after a NZ-registered boat was seized in Australia as part of a trans-Tasman cocaine bust.
The government needs to stop Child, Youth and Family placing young offenders into police custody once they've appeared before a court, the Children's Commissioner and legal experts say.
The chief youth court judge says the number of teenage offenders forced to spend the night in police cells is unacceptable, as they're no place for young people to spend the night. Audio
A Wellington man has broken a longstanding record while spear-fishing off the west coast of Wellington.
More than 50 motorcyclists died in NZ in 2016, and while riders know they won't get any second chances, the freedom of the open road is irresistible. Video
A move to screen out drunk friends and family at Wellington Hospital's emergency department could be followed by other DHBs.
The title of Housing Minister has disappeared from Cabinet in yesterday's reshuffle, and Labour says it's another way the government is denying there is a housing crisis. Audio
Small pockets may be sold for housing, but most of Watts Peninsula will become a public reserve.