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Cash and assets seized from criminals could be used to fund more work to understand foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Lawyers and justice advocates say a law change last month to bring 17-year-olds into the Youth Court is not working the way they had hoped.
Comments by a Wellington City councillor that careless jaywalkers in the capital's Golden Mile might be the victims of natural selection has outraged some road safety campaigners.
Right now people suffering family violence face a battle to find the information they need to get help - but a one-stop shop could be the answer.
With the cost of borrowing at an all-time low, the government's been told to seize the moment and invest in ailing infrastructure. Audio
The government's being warned that record low unemployment and rising wages are giving the wrong impression, and things are actually much less rosy.
A group of students want the public to boycott an exhibition by a controversial artist who they're labelling a racist.
A man who caused traffic gridlock after perching on top of Wellington's Terrace Tunnel for 10 hours earlier this year has been sentenced to community detention.
Hundreds of Wellington All Blacks fans were treated to a free brunch from the team today, with players barbecuing and handing out sausages ahead of their test against the Springboks on Saturday.
The first public showing of the religious manuscripts of prophet Te Kooti opens this evening.
The High Court has been told no Great Barrier submitters actually asked for hearings to be held on the island about controversial plans to dump more sludge offshore from their homes.
Great Barrier Island groups opposed to the dumping of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of dredged waste off their island say Aucklanders' interests are being put ahead of theirs.
A nationwide groundwater assessment, that for the first time includes testing for the pesticide in Roundup, is now months overdue.
The opposition spokesperson for the police says he'd find it "deeply troubling" if police were regularly breath-testing people in their homes without getting proper consent.
The government needs to commit to spending serious money if it wants its plan to radically cut the road toll to work, the Automobile Association says.
Little blue penguins have been removed from under a sushi bar in front of Wellington railway station for a second time.
The new Race Relations Commissioner needs to stop being a politician and start fighting the battle against racial abuse and discrimination, minority advocates say.
There's a lot to get your head around in the Tax Working Group's recommendations. Hamish Cardwell pulls out some interesting examples of what some of the proposed changes could look like if…
Te Papa is pushing ahead with plans to restructure its collections team but will also have overseas museum collection specialists review how it looks after its natural history collections.
Crucial government statistics on international tourist spending have not been fit for purpose for some time, a tourism industry body says.
A health watchdog report shows it took a colleague threatening to resign before the Waikato District Health Board took action to stop an overseas-trained orthopaedic surgeon working at its hospital.
Thousands of babies' booties were placed outside Parliament today in a protest by an anti-abortion group, but there was cross-party support for counter-protesters. Video
It's not even available for streaming yet but Netflix's new show 'Insatiable' is already being slammed as toxic and fat-shaming.
Instigating paid-partner leave after childbirth would be a "concrete step" in addressing the gender pay gap, the government has been told. Audio
The government is being told it must increase the amount paid for parental leave if more men are to step into the role. Audio