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A man who witnessed the Covid-19 escapee case absconding didn't realise who he was - "Me and my partner were joking about it, like 'imagine if he wasn't security'."
Auckland's drinking water pipes are leaking at least 50 million litres a day, far more than Aucklanders have been asked to save during the most severe shortage in decades.
Authorities have reached an agreement in principle for Auckland to take more from the Waikato River - an interim measure to help ease the region's drought crisis.
Statues of royalty, politicians, military leaders and explorers have been the most regularly vandalised in recent decades, an Otago University study has found.
Some Waikato Māori say glorifying colonial-era figures with statues is a daily reminder of the devastating effects of British imperialism and its ongoing impacts. Video
Armed Response Teams attended more than 8600 incidents over the six-month trial period - an average of 47 a day - police data shows.
Around half of all the working age adults in the country - 1.6 million people - received the wage subsidy in the past few months. Audio
Police in the Armed Response Teams failed to record their callouts properly on almost every occasion during the trial's first two months.
With schools back, antsy students are wondering when they can pull on their boots and get back on the sports field.
People who set fire to cell phone towers in response to conspiracy theories about 5G will be dealt with "very firmly", Police Commissioner Andrew Coster says.
Funeral directors say level 2 restrictions could mean families host multiple ceremonies on the same day, in an attempt to accommodate more than 50 people saying farewell to their loved ones. Audio
Workplace regulator WorkSafe has issued 11 written notices to fast food companies, asking them to ensure physical distancing and hygiene requirements under alert level three.
The construction sector is worried about the future of its workforce, as clients wait to see how the economic crisis shakes down.
A police officer unjustifiably punched a small 13-year-old boy multiple times in the ribs during an arrest, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found.
Almost a month after other countries started repatriating their citizens from India, the New Zealand government is this week getting its first plane out of India off the ground.
Two more repatriation flights are likely to go ahead in the next few days, but some are questioning the $5500 price tag to get home.
A New Zealand man in India is considering turning down the offer of a government-chartered flight to get his family home because it would put him in too much debt.
A Whangamatā man says out-of-towners have been using the cover of darkness during lockdown to sneak into the beachside resort for the Easter break.
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.