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A King Country mayor says his town is an example of what's to come for the rest of the country, in adapting to Covid-19.
Tensions between community leaders and Wellington bureaucrats are growing - as Covid-19 cases continue to spread.
The Ngāpuhi Covid-19 response group hopes they can help raise vaccination rates in the region during the lockdown.
Some Auckland businesses told RNZ they were delighted at the prospect of welcoming back customers next week, and hoped people continued to respect the Covid-19 rules.
Halloween trick or treating will be off the cards for thousands of children this year, but many families in alert level 3 are determined to celebrate.
With the country recording triple figure cases for the first time since Covid-19 arrived in New Zealand, there is an increased focus on how the health system will cope.
Parts of Waikato will remain in alert level 3 until at least midnight next Monday, but cases of Covid-19 in the area are encouraging more Ōtorohanga locals to get their first dose.
Transport groups are angry the Director-General of Health did not consult them before deciding to test essential workers crossing Auckland's border.
A Kumeū business owner said floodwaters reached waist-high in his automotive shop on Monday night and damaged about 90 percent of his tools.
Business leaders are praising the government's new pilot scheme which will allow vaccinated travelling workers to isolate at home.
As Australia grapples with the highly infectious Delta variant, experts say it is unlikely the trans-Tasman travel bubble will reopen.
Midwives in Auckland and Northland walked off the job and onto the streets today kicking off consecutive days of rolling strikes across the country.
Minister for Children Kelvin Davis has called for an investigation into the treatment of a young child by Oranga Tamariki.
A child spent more than nine weeks in a Waikato hospital because Oranga Tamariki failed to find a suitable placement - according to documents leaked online.
Dozens of judges from across the country have tasted thousands of pies for the 24th Bakels Supreme Pie Awards.
A pregnant New Zealander who has been stranded in NSW will return home after being granted an urgent exemption for a seat on a flight back from Sydney.
Stranded Kiwis in NSW are waiting to hear how high - or how low - they will be placed on the priority list for mercy flights.
KiwiRail says there have been 67 recorded incidents of trains colliding with animals in the past 12 months.
Swathes of staff and patient information has been published online and while it's serious, the privacy commissioner says it's not the right time for his office to investigate. Audio
A former Child, Youth and Family carer has been sentenced to 10 years and two months in prison for sexually violating and indecently assaulting young boys in his care.
Fishing industry figures, environmentalists and mana whenua have come out largely in support of newly announced plans for expanding marine protections in the Hauraki Gulf. Audio
The nurses' union and district health boards have confirmed they are heading back to the negotiating table following yesterday's mass strike.
Locals in the King Country town of Ōtorohanga are claiming victory after forcing district councillors to backtrack on their plan to relax a clampdown on pokie machines.
Waikato DHB has dismissed the idea that paying a ransom after its cyber attack would have been easier than having its entire computer system put out of action for such a long time.
A reformed pokie addict who spent 20 years on the slots wants a North Island council to bin proposed changes to its gambling policy.