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Workers say while they are dealing with exhaustion and emotional strain, shifts are not the problem - a massive shortfall in staffing is.
In the past, Orange Sky has catered for mainly rough sleepers. But since the start of Covid-19, more and more families are seeking help.
As Aotearoa faced its first Covid-19 lockdown and social services rushed to get homeless people off the street, people wondered if there really was a possible solution to rough sleeping. Eva Corlett…
First-home buyers and industry professionals are asking the government to throw every tool they have in the box at fixing the housing crisis. Audio
New Zealanders who have lived in Australian detention centres say they would rather be in jail, citing brutal treatment and poor access to healthcare.
Tenants wanting to exit a rental early are being loaded up with high fees from property managers and landlords.
The Reserve Bank's restrictions on home loans kick in from today but those in the industry don't believe it will do much to cool the market.
A mentally-ill man jailed for seven years under a three-strikes rule after attempting to kiss a woman on a Wellington street is challenging the decision in the Supreme Court.
Midwives in the Wellington region say they are working themselves to physical and emotional exhaustion because if they don't, mothers and babies could die.
Burst pipes, a sinkhole, a water geyser in a suburban street - Wellington's water woes are fast becoming daily disasters.
Hundreds of property managers are signed up to a private social media page where landlords identify tenants and accuse them of bad behaviour, despite the claims being unverified and some posts… Audio
An alert was in place at at a popular Auckland beach yesterday after a yacht club team's scary first encounter with a 3m-long mako shark.
A Six60 mega-fan is appalled the band - which has a huge, young fanbase - has lent its image to a scratchie ticket, saying it promotes gambling to vulnerable groups.
People are allowed to drive on beaches up the coast, including Ōtaki, Himatangi and Waitārere, but many do not know they are subject to rules like any other road.
Gallery owners are reporting a surge in art sales since the Covid-19 lockdown ended, but others say just a fraction of artists are benefiting.
A campaign encouraging businesses to let people with bowel disease use their toilets in an emergency has kicked off.
The rate of people who own their own home has hit its lowest point in 70 years, as a grim portrait of the housing crisis is revealed in a report by Stats NZ.
Fish and Game and Federated Farmers have met up for a 'goodwill' meeting in an effort to work better together.
An animal rights group is dismayed Auckland Zoo is relocating its two elephants - Burma and Anjalee - overseas, saying it will cause the animals distress.
A man who challenged a group of Wellington musicians accused of sex attacks says he expects the number of reports to rise even further.
Iwi members and a protest group are readying themselves for a lengthy occupation of land at Wellington's contentious seaside development Shelly Bay.
An Auckland house hunter is shocked by the number of properties she's missed out on that have come onto the rental market just weeks after being sold.
Doctors are gearing up for a hefty year of planning and preparation with the End of Life Choice Act set to come into force.
A Wellington nightclub worker said he reported one of the individuals at the centre of a raft of sexual assault allegations to the police three months ago.
Police are urging people to refrain from naming or posting posting personal details of the Wellington musicians, saying accusations made to Operation Emerald will be taken seriously.