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The prime minister's former chief science advisor says the country should go into extreme shutdown now - and thinks many New Zealanders would support that.
Events around the country have continued to grind to a halt due to coronavirus, with more tumbling today from agriculture to theatre.
The building industry is wondering if the economic impacts of Covid-19 coronavirus will extend into the second half of the year and delay major projects.
The new Armed Response Teams have been called out at 50 times the rate that Armed Offenders Squads were last year.
A senior member of the Comancheros gang and an Auckland lawyer acting for them have been sentenced to jail for laundering millions of dollars.
The Mad Bull Rodeo Club said putting the animals down was the most humane option after they suffered injuries.
Relatives of the father of a young boy with severe head injuries in Starship Hospital say the man has gone into hiding after being threatened.
A grieving father wants a crackdown on logging companies, saying they should have to prove they are safe before they are allowed to hire workers.
Owners of earthquake-prone apartments want the government to pay some of the cost of strengthening rather than offer low-interest loans.
An Auckland property manager says she would be delighted to be able to get out of providing emergency housing, as the government ramps up its efforts on homelessness. Audio
An Auckland man caught up in the hack of sensitive personal information from his KiwiSaver provider fears he could now be the victim of identity fraud, and wants the company to face consequences.
As Southland mayors meet to discuss the recovery effort after last week's flood, clean-up in water-soaked areas of Southland is getting under way in earnest this week.
A military training base in north Auckland is being turned into a quarantine centre for New Zealanders being evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
A mother who lost her daughter at six days old says her baby may not have died if Hutt Hospital staff had acted more quickly. Audio
Nurses are at Auckland Airport ready to test any unwell passengers arriving from China, as New Zealand steps up its response to the novel coronavirus.
A woman with stage four breast cancer has received news that made her dance around the living room - the life extending drug she's been campaigning for will likely be funded by Pharmac.
In an extraordinary offer of generosity, members of the public offered to donate their own skin to help severely burnt victims of the Whakaari / White Island eruption.
Families of victims of the eruption are preparing to mark a month since the devastating blast that took the lives of 19 people. Meanwhile, 26 others are still in hospital recovering.
After two years of debate, health officials are finally recommending that drugs containing codeine should only be available with a doctor's prescription.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says an Auckland farm where almost 200,000 chickens died did not proactively tell it anything had happened, and only confirmed the deaths after a third party raised…
Auckland Council is ramping up its efforts to catch recidivist offenders who use closed walking tracks in the Waitākere Ranges - and risk spreading kauri dieback disease.
Forest and Bird says there are no signs that a Russian hacking scandal has hit its Bird of the Year competition, despite hundreds of votes coming from the Federation.
Residents and politicians fear new armed police teams are being used for lower-risk responses and "preventative patrolling" after an arrest in suburban Hamilton over the weekend. Video, Audio
A police officer in South Auckland has resigned after an investigation into comments suggesting that he was going to plant empty drug bags in cars, to increase the number of people he arrested.
Christopher Luxon has been selected as the National Party's candidate for the Botany electorate.