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A proposed initiative aimed at tackling childhood inequity will be pitched to the full Rotorua Lakes Council later this month.
NCEA and Scholarship exams start today for more than 140,000 high school students.
The Children's Commissioner is demanding MPs stop stalling and ban smoking in cars carrying children.
A hui about foetal alcohol spectrum disorder has received so much interest it's had to be moved to a bigger venue - and there's still a waitlist.
Armed with signs, songs and faith, about 1000 Christians gathered at Parliament today to demand Jesus' name is put back back into the Parliamentary prayer.
The mother of a 14-year-old boy with a foetal alcohol spectrum disorder says her son was left to roam the streets of Dunedin while staying in a hotel under the care of Oranga Tamariki.
Many frontline police say decriminalisation of cannabis should be looked at seriously, ahead of a national referendum.
Questions have been raised about the quality of new police after four recruits were stood down for misconduct in the past year.
Wellington now has a rainbow on Cuba Street.
A Police officer is frustrated by trampers refusing to heed warnings about the risks of hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
New Zealand Post has stopped the audio recording of posties who drive delivery vehicles after being told the practice is intrusive, unsettling, and unreasonable.
New research has uncovered a sharp rise in prescription medicine use by children, including a 50 percent increase in prescriptions for the antidepressant fluoxetine.
A North Island seafood company has been fined more than $200,000 for a chemical splash that left an employee without an eye.
The Great Kererū Count is taking flight again, with people being urged to document every member of the species they see over the next ten days.
An anti-1080 activist is threatening to take Trevor Mallard to court over comments that dead native birds laid on the steps of Parliament appeared to have been bludgeoned.
Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson says landlords should be required by law to ensure the homes they rent are fit to live in.
A crew of 34 firefighters have touched down in New Zealand after spending almost six weeks battling wildfires in California.
Almost 2000 union members at the Ministry of Justice are voting on whether to take strike action after pay negotiations stalled.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that shark cage diving is an offence under the Wildlife Act. Audio
Furious commuters packed into a Wellington school hall last night calling for heads to roll over the city's chaotic new bus service.
Wellington's new $20 million Air Traffic Control tower officially opened for business yesterday.
The Otago University proctor says he fears someone may die in "sadistic" second-year initiations.
Kāpiti Coasters have got their air connection to Auckland back, more than four months after Air New Zealand abandoned the route.
A Gisborne District councillor says she's disappointed by an apology she received about racially inappropriate comments.
The Department of Conservation is warning people not to feed or approach kekeno fur seals, after reports of a pup being fed by the public in Napier.