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A journalist is stepping in to fill a gap in local news on Auckland's North Shore as major media players slash their community outposts.
A petition to give victims of violence carried out by those declared insane the same rights as other victims has obtained 4500 signatures.
A well-worn and well-loved inner west Auckland suburb is set to get its first taste of revitalisation after years of neglect.
An Auckland community is vowing to take charge of guarding its local creek in a bid to stop raw sewage, litter and chemicals polluting it.
The family of the man who took his own life after walking out of a mental health unit wants the Waikato DHB to pay their legal fees after it challenged the coroners findings.
Tradies owed millions of dollars from failed construction company Mainzeal aren't convinced they'll ever see a single cent.
The motoring safety watchdog says there's a consumer protection issue and the e-scooters shouldn't be on the streets until they're proven safe. Audio
People who have used needles are being urged to get tested for Hepatitis C, after pharmac began funding a highly effective drug for the disease at the start of the month.
The family of the man who took his own life after walking out of a mental health unit is devastated the Waikato DHB is delaying compensation and an apology.
Life insurance customers have described feeling threatened, ignored and kept in the dark by their insurance companies.
The owners of a popular restaurant in Auckland's St Heliers are facing an uncertain future after Immigration New Zealand rejected their application for residency.
A mobile laundry and shower service for rough sleepers in Auckland is being hailed as a success just three months after it started up.
Auckland City Mission has had to turn away hundreds of families lining up for Christmas food parcels as demand outstrips supply.
One of the country's wealthiest men has had his application to build a helicopter pad on a popular Auckland beach overturned.
The only Wellington refuge set up for migrant women and children suffering domestic abuse is imploring the government for more funding so it can stay afloat.
Hundreds of people lined up outside Eden Park today to claim Auckland City Mission's emergency parcels in time for Christmas. Video
The owners of 27 Auckland townhouses have been left in limbo after contractors walked off the building site following the collapse of Corbel Construction.
The coach of the record-breaking under 17 women's football team says their bronze medal has helped pave the way for bright sporting futures.
Residents in an affluent Auckland suburb will now have a publicly-funded uber-style service to get them to and from their ferry terminal.
A ranger who helped to save six pygmy killer whales is both devastated and relieved with the lengthy rescue efforts.
Immigration New Zealand's services have become inefficient and substandard after it shut down drop-in centres, those working in the industry have said.
People trying to contact Immigration New Zealand are waiting on average 44 minutes for their calls to be answered, as the department tries to cope with "unprecedented" demand for its services.
Court staff around the country are stepping up industrial action, as a top judge warns that the disruption and delays could cause a miscarriage of justice.
A Whangārei mother of four is pleading for a nationwide meningococcal vaccination and awareness programme after she lost her seven-year-old daughter to a rare strain of the disease.
About 1500 teachers turned up for a meeting today to discuss the new offer from government over pay and conditions.