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The Defence Force's old Hercules fleet was grounded three times overseas this year because of faults.
Petitions were presented to the Health Select Committee at Parliament today calling for a range of medicines to be funded. Video
Almost a million dollars set aside to help Vietnam war veterans is sitting idle.
The embarrassing breakdown of the 757 Air Force plane carrying the Prime Minister back from Australia highlights the need to replace the fleet, a Defence academic says.
The Defence Force spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in the weeks after the Christchurch mosque attacks.
New Zealand troops are participating in military war games off the coast of Australia.
The government has announced a major $2.1 billion investment in the Defence Force's old land, buildings and infrastructure.
A year after a revamp of Wellington's bus network threw routes and services into disarray, the regional council is consulting with the public to try and fix it.
Local government leaders are calling for a ban on the sale of fireworks for private use.
A defence expert says New Zealand's relationship with China has been "reset" after Ron Mark's first overseas trip there.
The Defence Force is aiming to attract a more diverse range of people as current numbers suggest a large proportion still identify as New Zealand European.
It's out with the old and in with the new for some of the military's vehicle fleet.
New Zealand's first-ever pop song, Blue Smoke, is being remembered 70 years on since its creation.
The incident was referred to the top of the Defence Force and the Education Ministry - and even Defence Minister Ron Mark - before three staff were stood down.
People in rural Canterbury agree more needs to be done to stop nitrates leaching into drinking water, however there's mixed views on whether research is the answer.
The centrepiece of the Defence Force's new $20 billion upgrade is being labelled as unnecessary. Audio
With the breaking of a wine bottle and an official word from the prime minister, the country's newest military vessel has been officially commissioned.
Afghan villagers at the centre of the Operation Burnham Inquiry may finally get a chance to have their voices heard in person.
Bus company Tranzurban is reviewing its social media policies after a blunder earlier this week when a senior manager criticised cyclists.
The Rainbow Tick initiative is defending itself, saying the ticks are not just marketing or window dressing.
Wellington cyclists are outraged at a senior Tranzurban bus manager after a controversial social media post mocking bikers.
It's costing the Defence Force $2.3 billion to replace old Orion planes, and an announcement on what will replace the Hercules is expected soon.
Investigative journalist Nicky Hager has told an inquiry the military breached the Rules of Engagement in Afghanistan.
Family of World War One veteran, who died 100 years ago, find his final resting place.
Hundreds are backing a petition asking parliament to improve the process for housing modifications for disabled people. Audio