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A community on the North Island's west coast is battling against proposals to ramp up snapper fishing in the area. Audio
Forestry contractors say they are losing money, work and jobs as a result of fluctuations in the market for timber and delays at the ports.
Not a single cent has been given out from the government's $23 million loan scheme for earthquake-prone apartment owners - because no one has applied.
A community in Porirua is fighting back against proposals which would allow the city's wastewater treatment plant to dispose of both treated and untreated sewage into the sea.
The tourism and hospitality sectors are disappointed but understanding of the decision to suspend the travel bubble.
The Police Association is demanding improvements to make frontline police officers feel safer after two separate shooting incidents in the space of 24 hours. Audio
Employers of 1800 border workers who must be vaccinated are being told they will have to tread carefully if staff refuse to have the Covid-19 vaccination.
Occupiers of a proposed housing site on Miramar Peninsula are braving Wellington's winter weather, and say they will stay there as long as it takes.
Wellington City Council has applied to remove a caveat registered at Shelly Bay which is blocking a crucial stage in a controversial housing development planned for the site.
Conspiracy theories, theft and mixed messaging: The rollout of Hutt City Council's new rubbish collection service has certainly been bumpy.
Mau Whenua - the group of Taranaki Whānui members who oppose the controversial development at Wellington's Shelly Bay - have confirmed they will be progressing with renewed legal action to overturn…
Special character areas are the big winner in Wellington's newest version of its Spatial Plan, the zoning document which dictates to developers what they can build and where. Audio
A leaked report has revealed the huge cost of fixing up water infrastructure to cope with Wellington's growing population - in some suburbs, more than $500,000 for every new dwelling.
Changes are being proposed to Wellington's Spatial Plan: the high-level zoning document which caused a stir when it came out last year.
The Infrastructure Commission says construction projects will still be delivered, but the real question is over what time period.
Doubt is being thrown over the deliverability of big construction projects in the capital, where it is forecast nearly 140 percent more workers are needed to be able to complete the pipeline of work.
A new study has found women who are homeless earn significantly less income and rely more on government support than men who are homeless.
Electric car use is one of the cornerstones of the Climate Change Commission's advice to the government on how to become carbon neutral, but how feasible is it? Audio
Nearly all non-urgent surgery and outpatient clinics have been cancelled today, as thousands of nurses go on strike.
An experienced nurse says she fears for the future of the profession, as thousands of colleagues prepare to go on strike tomorrow.
A major humanitarian charity is warning many countries will not be able to achieve herd immunity through vaccinations this year.
A tax expert is warning the G7 proposal to establish a digital services tax could have implications for some of New Zealand's biggest companies.
A priest providing pastoral care to refugees stuck in Papua New Guinea says New Zealand's offer to accept them would "almost solve all the problems".
Claims that an overhaul of water management would bring huge savings to household bills are failing to convince some mayors.
Wellington City Council wants to launch into negotiations with central government to get access to a key rent subsidy to solve financial woes with its City Housing portfolio.