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A rare sitting of the Court of Appeal has been hearing arguments that public protection orders breach human rights.
Aro Street in central Wellington was mopping up today after spectacular scenes of a huge water main burst yesterday. Video
As the average house price in New Zealand continues to rise month-on-month, the government is being told it needs to take emergency action to mitigate the severe shortage of property. Audio
A New Zealand resident stranded in Scotland believes the introduction of a pre-departure Covid-testing regime will simply mean more delays.
Justice advocates say Waikeria Prison should have been mothballed long ago and only systemic change can improve conditions for Māori. Audio
The government is being warned against introducing a pre-departure Covid-19 test for desperate Kiwis trying to get home from high-risk countries. Audio
Wellington is languishing behind other regions and needs a large multi-purpose arena for gigs, a prominent concert promoter in the capital says.
Nitrogen can hide no longer - a new interactive map has been launched today to show which rivers, lakes and estuaries are under pressure from agriculture.
An attempt to capture the current health of children has highlighted a grim picture of rising dental disease, skin infections and breathing problems.
Convicted murderer David Lyttle continues to deny he killed his friend Brett Hall almost a decade ago.
A dead woman's fight to get ACC cover has continued to be debated in the Court of Appeal.
A former Dunedin doctor found guilty of killing teenager Amber-Rose Rush continues to deny he was the murderer.
Flushing Birchville dam in September last year killed fish and "essentially destroyed the entire ecology" downstream, a local Fish & Game manager says.
The huge rise may not be final but residents are worried, and an economist says the problem of infrastructure lagging behind growth is faced by councils across New Zealand.
Prisoner rights advocates are worried inmates at Wiri in South Auckland haven't been getting emails from friends and whānau because of an "arbitrary" rule.
A jury has found a prisoner guilty of sexually assaulting and threatening to kill a younger cellmate.
A hearing at the country's highest court today revealed that a new complainant had come forward with historical allegations.
A prison inmate thought he was going to die after allegedly being forced to perform sex acts on his bunkmate.
A dispute over the humble potato has reached boiling point over claims European frozen fries are being dumped in New Zealand.
Wellington sports groups are pushing the city council to scrap a proposal to ban new pokie machines in the capital.
Military analysts think Labour's victory at the general election will put some Defence Force changes and purchases on the backburner.
Labour broadcasting spokesperson Kris Faafoi has put a figure to the party's manifesto promise to provide a multi-year contestable fund for public interest journalism.
A long-running dispute over an earthquake-prone building in Wellington has hit a legal snag.
Twenty light armoured vehicles remain unused and waiting for a buyer - nearly a decade after the Defence Force decided they were surplus to requirements.
New Zealanders could be lounging on a Rarotongan beach this summer as the push for a travel bubble with the Cook Islands progresses.