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New Zealand protesters will today join thousands of Americans in protesting the killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd in a protest starting from Aotea Square in central Auckland.
Wellington's mayor has awarded the Key to the City to a celebrity inner city cat.
Until this week the name Todd Muller was unfamiliar to many. Today, he has stepped up to wrestle the leadership of the National Party from Simon Bridges.
To keep the homeless and vulnerable safe during the lockdown, 200 people have been given rooms in Taupō and Rotorua.
About 600 New Zealand-based jobs have been lost with the announcement Virgin Australia is shutting down its New Zealand operations, effective immediately.
Blue sky planning to further develop a small airport near Helensville has been given legs by the Ministry of Transport.
From today, no new or returning residents will be admitted into rest homes without a negative test for Covid-19, and those who test negative can be admitted, but will be isolated for 14 days.
Travellers from overseas caught in New Zealand when the government imposed the lockdown are relieved they now have avenues to help them move about the country and get home.
A man with weapons scared staff in a Wellington hotel, while nearby a man was crushed this afternoon.
An Otago University scientist specialising in smell and taste has joined an international team scrambling to gather data about early warning signs of Covid-19 infection.
Employers skimming from government support schemes have been sent a strong message to treat employees right during the coronavirus crisis, a union boss says.
Wellington's trains and buses are being reduced to ghost services, as public transport is adjusted to cope with the lockdown. And new fog guns have been brought in to disinfect them.
Lotto phone lines are being flooded with calls as players struggle to buy tickets with shop sales closed, and less sales could mean smaller prizes.
Some business leaders have responded positively to the government's $12.1 billion economic bail-out package, but the opposition says it gives too much to beneficiaries.
Reports of people harmed while taking epilepsy drugs is 30 times what it was before Pharmac switched thousands of patients to a different brand last year, as a sixth death is reported.
Wellington's leafy suburb of Miramar has been dubbed a "burglar's paradise", after a spate of break-ins and assaults that have left residents scared and wondering what police are doing about it.
A friend of a British woman who died tramping near Wanaka has thanked those who joined the search and spoken about her friend's love of New Zealand's mountains
Thousands of students aren't sure if they will make it to class on time because of travel restrictions, and universities and polytechnics stand to lose more than $100M, a sector spokesman warns.
A Ministry of Health review has found hospital units for newborn babies are always overcrowded.
Governments around the world are being warned more must be done to prevent declining insect numbers, or the consequences could be severe and wide-reaching.
Construction workers from China caught in an employment scam were promised fair treatment by the Immigration Minister but instead have been asked to leave the country, a union representing them says.
A Wellington social worker who has just got back from helping in a New South Wales community devastated by fires says the devastation is "beyond belief" and New Zealand workers have been in the thick…
Parts of central Wellington will remain at a standstill for months as authorities admit they still don't know how to fix a key part of a sewerage collapse in the central city.
A man who revealed to an insurance company during an application that he took anti-HIV drugs has expressed frustration after being asked for blood tests and years of medical records.
New Zealand banks are reassuring their customers a cyber attack that shut down a major international currency retailer will not affect their customers.