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Trade experts are fearful coalition talks could get in the way of, and possibly sink, New Zealand's involvement in the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Unhappy Palmerston North residents rejected an official's attempt to wind up a public meeting on Manawatu Gorge Road replacement options and demanded more answers.
Labour's Greg O'Connor has won Ōhāriu, left vacant by United Future's Peter Dunne, barring a huge turnaround in special votes.
There's been a surge of support for Labour from small business owners, a survey says.
A community housing group says families in Napier are being kicked out of their rentals because they are taking in homeless people, but Housing NZ denies the accusation.
The Labour party's climate change policy could gut some rural communities, Federated Farmers says.
Young people who refuse to take up work opportunities or continue to use recreational drugs could lose half their benefit under a National Party plan.
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party is one of the wildcards in this election. Jacob McSweeny spoke to voters considering getting on TOP. Audio
The National Party's newly announced education policy misses the chance to fix crucial issues, say principals and teachers.
Peter Dunne's popularity might have been falling in the polls, but Ōhāriu residents say they are saddened and surprised to see him bow out.
New research has shown that negative information about immunisation causes mothers to delay getting their babies vaccinated.
NZ Post shot itself in the foot in the lead-up to today's announcement it will ditch the FastPost service, the Postal Workers Union says.
A disease wiping out native forests in Hawai'i could do the same to pōhutukawa and rātā if biosecurity measures aren't stepped up, leading botanists warn. Audio
An organisation helping young men turn their lives around says it is more effective than a military camp, but is struggling to get funding. Video, Audio
The Ministry for Primary Industries failed to properly engage with Māori in its response to the fungal myrtle rust outbreak, some Bay of Plenty iwi say.
A decrepit, condemned building in Wellington that was in line to be demolished has been saved after an appeal in the Environment Court was upheld.
Fruit and vegetable growers say a royalty charge on commercial water use would hit consumers as produce prices go up.
A new $44m push to clean up New Zealand's waterways fails to address nitrate seeping off farms, according to a leading freshwater scientist. Audio
Climate change is going to bring four times the amount of hot days in Wellington and Wairarapa in the next 100 years and there's also likely to be more frequent extreme rainfall events, a NIWA report…
Record amounts of rainfall were recorded in the month of July in parts of the South Island.
The cost of toxic waste from a West Coast coal mine soon to be sold to private owners will be borne by taxpayers in years to come, Forest and Bird says.
Hundreds of angry people packed out two public meetings last night to demand a solution to the woes caused by the Manawatu Gorge Road closure.
Widespread flouting of employment laws by Bay of Plenty kiwifruit operators shows exploitation in the industry is still rife, the union supporting migrant workers says.
Budgeting will become a lot harder for some people if proposed changes to Working For Families go ahead, an economist is warning. Audio
There's been widespread flooding, power cuts and some evacuations in the bottom of the North Island as the winter storm advances up the country. Video