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It is unacceptable that young people are being remanded to youth detention facilities on charges that have not been proven, the Children's Commissioner says.
One person is in a stable condition and one has been discharged from Starship Hospital following a police pursuit in the Auckland suburb of Te Atatu last night.
The young offenders were held for periods of more than 24 hours for up to seven days.
Oranga Tamariki - the government agency responsible for children - has warned the experts reviewing the troubled Family Court that the system is failing vulnerable young people.
A group of 10 young offenders at Christchurch men's prison are celebrating, having gained their Duke of Edinburgh awards. Audio
A student at Auckland's Northcote College has created an app to help teachers properly pronounce names.
A youth cancer charity says it's back on track after financial trouble forced it to restructure late last year.
The KidsCan charity will benefit from a runner's commitment to run the Tongariro Crossing wearing a formal business suit. Video
The rate of teenage pregnancy in New Zealand has halved in the past decade, the Ministry of Health has revealed.
Blind New Zealanders want e-scooters taken off footpaths as serious injuries and near misses rise.
New Zealand's veterinarians say they are struggling with burnout, stress and suicide.
The police are open to considering a 12-month trial where they won't pursue young drivers. Audio
Residents of Little Waihi have reacted after a homicide investigation was launched following the death of two-year-old Nevaeh Jahkaya Whatukura Ager.
Students from St Paul's College in Auckland have been welcomed into an Auckland mosque after they were rained out while paying their respects.
For the first time, Oranga Tamariki has laid bare just how much harm and abuse is being done to children in its care.
Members of transgender and non-binary communities say they are disappointed by the deferral of a bill that would make it easier for people to amend the sex on their birth certificate.
A new report has found that the majority of Kiwi kids are flourishing- but some still face significant challenges.
The government will ban smoking in cars carrying passengers under 18 years old but police will have discretion whether to fine people or refer them to quit services.
The Children's Commissioner wants every young person leaving state care to be offered full support through a new transitional service.
A union representing a group of Chinese workers is calling for the government's help for the men who now have no work and nowhere to live.
Campers in the Coromandel are being warned not to dump their rubbish on the side of the road, after garbage piled up next to a broken compactor this week.
Inmates at the country's toughest jail are sprucing up bikes for needy children this Christmas. Video
With one week to go, New Zealanders are flocking to the shops to buy the last - or in some cases all - of the gifts on their list.
One in five New Zealand children are living in homes without access to enough food or adequate healthy food, a report measuring childhood deprivation in New Zealand has found.
Hundreds of sex offenders are being placed in shared prison cells despite warnings that it is dangerous and should be stopped.