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Immigration New Zealand faces questions over whether it is allowing unfair queue-jumping amid long waits for visas.
A United Nations report shows dozens of New Zealanders have been accepted as refugees after claiming asylum abroad.
The courts should be rolled out nationwide after the scheme reduced victims' anxiety, improved trial speed and quality and increased guilty pleas, a report says. Audio
A maritime police officer has described the David and Goliath battle as he stopped a 200-tonne ferry from slamming into an Auckland wharf, from a 12-metre inflatable boat.
Fifteen victims of human trafficking who gave evidence in court are waiting to find out their fate - four years on from the court case which they fear put them in jeopardy of revenge attacks.
A couple fighting their immigration case are living thousands of kilometres apart - despite their relationship never being assessed to see whether it is genuine.
Two Auckland city councillors say an increased police presence at Ihumātao has run roughshod over the prime minister's commitment to enter peaceful and honest talks with protesters. Video
Targets for decisions on applications for asylum have not been met - and one person has been waiting for more than three-and-a-half years to find out their fate.
An immigration lawyer says the government is reneging on pledges it wouldn't let foreign students take the blame for fraud committed by agents.
A Dargaville Subway shop must pay nearly $10,000 for failures to pay holiday rates, prompting labour inspectors to make the brand's franchises a priority.
Immigration New Zealand says a shake-up of senior management aims to forge new relations with businesses and focus on fraud and worker exploitation.
A former child gang member, who fled to New Zealand to escape revenge by his former associates, could lose the right to protection because of his criminal past.
Immigration New Zealand says it is working hard to improve processing times as it deals with a backlog of almost 12,000 people waiting to join their partners here.
Dunedin can no longer lay claim to the steepest street in the world after Guinness World Records accepted the challenge from Harlech, Wales.
Redundancy payouts to 250 staff at Immigration New Zealand have cost almost $8 million - and the restructure has achieved a fraction of the savings it set out to.
Immigration advisers and lawyers are describing a climate of fear where they feel targeted for speaking out, with alerts being put on their records after they make complaints.
An Indian man has been allowed to stay in New Zealand for a year to earn money to pay back debts in India.
Fraudulent visa applications are on the rise in India, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, Immigration New Zealand says.
In a briefing document on student visas, nine nationalities are blanked out in a table showing the numbers of high, medium and low-risk applications.
A pilot scheme will allow officials to monitor satellites launched from New Zealand, to minimise space debris and collisions as a "regulator of space activity".
A 43-year-old man, who raped a 20-year-old homestay student in 2016, has lost an appeal against deportation.
Immigration advisers say they are receiving death threats and abuse from clients struggling with long visa processing delays.
A New Zealand woman says she is "broken" after having to move abroad to prove her relationship while relatives need her at home.
Families waiting for a government decision on whether overseas parents can join them say they feel like collateral damage as they wait for coalition parties to come to an agreement on immigration.
Education New Zealand is concerned visa processing and other immigration issues could thwart its International Education Strategy, including $6b revenue for the sector by 2025.