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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.
Dozens of South Auckland residents have railed against the "Americanisation" of NZ's police force, fearing a trend towards more armed groups of police officers.
Although the risk of getting ill from listeria is small, for people with compromised immune systems the consequences could be fatal, a microbiologist says.
Businesses struggling with years of disruption caused by the building of Auckland's City Rail Link say they've heard nothing from the Transport Minister, months after a hardship fund was first mooted.
Aucklanders have bought less fuel since the regional fuel tax came in, with both petrol and diesel sales falling more than 7 percent in the year since the tax was introduced.
Winston Peters says a proposal to legalise drug checks at music festivals would send the wrong message about drug use, but advocates say his party's stance is "reprehensible".
A business owner caught up in the collapse of the Stanley Group of construction companies said it could sink his own firm as well, and have ripple effects outside of the 500 companies directly owed…
The food delivery app Uber Eats is being accused of taking such high commission fees that it's running some restaurants into the ground.