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The Transport Accident Investigation Commission says it has a high staff turnover in its investigation team because many are close to retirement, but current and former staff RNZ spoke to say there's… Audio
Local councils are frustrated they can't get rid of unwanted pokie machines, saying the law gives them no power to do what's best for their communities.
Consumer advocates and electricity retailers say new guidelines designed to protect customers from having their power cut off don't go far enough, and vulnerable consumers remain at risk.
Last year deaths from ovarian cancer topped the number of women killed on our roads, yet people with the disease say it is an ignored crisis.
Software companies fear they've been all but written out of the government's new Research and Development (R&D) funding system, but Minister Megan Woods says 'teething problems' are being dealt with.
Some schools organising their own bus services do not know its up to them to monitor safety standards.
The demand for one-day nature or forest schools is on the rise, with advocates saying if schools do not provide more outdoor-based learning, the demand will continue to grow.
South Island exporters have breathed a sigh of relief after news more empty shipping containers would be making their way to southern ports.
An Auckland company running faulty school buses and deemed a "significant safety risk", has escaped penalty.
A migrant worker who had his resident visa application incorrectly assessed is furious Immigration New Zealand's mistake will see him have to leave the country before the end of the year.
If you are in the market for a new car and have been holding out for prices to drop, you might be out of luck.
Millions of dollars in pokie proceeds is sitting in the bank and not being distributed as community grants, due to legal changes pushed through because of the pandemic.
A dispute has broken out between Refining NZ and Z Energy over how much the fuel retailer should be paying to have fuel processed.
The board of Infratil has confirmed it has turned down an offer by AustralianSuper to purchase 100 percent of the company's shares for almost $5.4 billion.
The Financial Markets Authority is warning against a rise in investment impostor scams, where legitimate business names are used to trick people into giving up their cash.
Not one cent of the $18 million set aside for community pharmacies in June has been given out, with pharmacy owners saying the criteria to get the grants is too tough.
Natural disaster insurance claimants will no longer have to deal with the Earthquake Commission, because private insurers are taking over the process.
Employers could find themselves facing prosecution or hiked ACC levies as more of their workers decide to continue working from home, a retired lawyer and ACC expert says.
Conflict has broken out in Wellington's largest taxi company, with some drivers pushing back against what they say is an unfair and conflicted new financial relief policy.
The target for cyber attacks has shifted from the New Zealand stock exchange to the companies listed on it.
House prices across the entire country rose in August, with half of the regions reaching record highs.
The casino operator's normalised profit, which removes one-off items, was 60 percent less than last year at $66.3 million.
Visa and Mastercard have both agreed to reduce the interchange fees they charge banks whenever a customer pays using one of their issued cards.
Consumer advocates want the government to bring forward finance legislation delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but others think the proposed changes should be written off altogether.
A bitter struggle has developed over who should be in charge of winding up a company involved in an aborted contract to help build prisons in this country.