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One of Dilworth's most prolific child sex offenders has been sentenced to six and a half years in jail.
Looking through the fog of an ongoing pandemic, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has proposed $1 billion to fight something he says will have a much greater impact on the world than Covid-19: climate change.
But experts say it's prudent to wait for more information before making a decision on vaccine approval for a population group where the chances of severe illness are slim.
Controversial Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki has been remanded on bail again, after denying charges that he breached the law by attending a weekend protest.
Health officials and government ministers are at odds over whether every household isolating with a positive Covid-19 case should get a critical device which measures their oxygen levels.
There are calls to drop MIQ for low-risk travellers returning to live in Auckland, so space can be given to positive Covid-19 cases who risk falling through the cracks while self-isolating at home.
No jab, no job policies are ramping up in their reach across the country.
Dilworth School's former chaplain held after school "clubs" where he would massage young boys and touch their genitals, the High Court has heard.
Thomas Phillips, who miraculously walked out of the bush with his three children yesterday, apologised to his sister for putting the family through a 17-day ordeal. Audio
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it alerted New Zealand Cricket to information about a specific, credible security threat in Pakistan.
The Bangladesh cricket team will have been able to visit New Zealand twice this year, before many New Zealanders abroad have been able to return at all.
The government is being asked to quickly approve and buy a type of drug that can fire up the immune system of people already sick from Covid-19, as well as reduce deaths and time spent in hospital.
Lawyers say an opportunity to deport the LynnMall terrorist was missed if he was considered a national security threat.
The number of MIQ rooms available for regular New Zealanders has been falling since earlier this year, as hundreds are empty at any one time due to a "cohorting" system.
For the second consecutive year, the number of babies dying of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy has increased.
Genesis Energy emitted more carbon dioxide in generating electricity last year than any year in the last decade, as it used more coal to make up for a lack of hydropower and gas.
The wind farm was given the green light in 2013 by the Environment Court and it could double Genesis' renewable energy generation - enough to power around 370,000 homes.
New Zealanders are driving bigger cars, travelling greater distances, and emitting more carbon dioxide as they go.
A public health expert says the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 could prompt a local lockdown with even one community case in New Zealand.
Greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farming are at an all-time high, according to Stats NZ, but emissions from the dairy cows themselves continue to drop, according to Ministry for the Environment.
A man imprisoned for helping to secretly dump Ricky Wang's body told police he didn't know of Wang's whereabouts, when in reality he'd seen him dead months earlier, a court has heard.
A man whose remains were found in a grave off the Desert Road was killed because a meth-boss thought he had stolen drugs from their manufacturing ring, the Crown has told a jury.
New Zealand is likely to import more coal this year than it has in any other year, in the midst of a government-declared climate emergency.
In the same year that the government declared a climate emergency, imports of an especially dirty type of coal from Indonesia topped a million tonnes for the first time since 2006.
Working for free, one man is plugging away at his computer for 16 hours a day just to help people secure an MIQ hotel room.