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Wellington's new convention centre, Tākina, is set to launch with the largest Lego exhibition to come to NZ - and yes, it's hands-on for kids.
The country's first 'wet house' will allow residents to drink on site and access wraparound services. But the aim is not to fix people, a city missioner says.
Cosmetic injectables have become increasingly more accessible, affordable and popular, but there are concerns New Zealand's regulations are too lax.
A draft plan looks to turn about 90 percent of Wellington's roads into 30kmh zones by 2029, starting with roads near schools first from as early as next year.
The sticking point is Twitter's suggestion the broadcaster "may have varying degrees of government involvement over editorial content".
A coffee company has revealed its top 50 places to get a good cuppa around the world - but to the dismay of Wellington's caffeine lovers, there is no mention of our country in the ranks.
Demand appears to be easing back to pre-Covid-19 levels but one industry leader says the sector's historical 'boom or bust' model is a sign reforms are needed. Audio
A Tairāwhiti resident says her home would not have flooded if it wasn't for a sea of logs that blocked a nearby river during heavy rain. Audio
For those fortunate enough to have the means to give this Christmas, it can be a bit daunting to know where to start, or to know what is most in need. RNZ asked some charities what they need the most.
Advocates say there needs to be a fundamental culture shift for how the RSE workers are treated - but the industry says it is already putting in the work.
Wellington City Council is fast-tracking construction of new retaining walls while also upgrading its current ones in poor condition.
A young woman claims her rheumatologist sexually assaulted her and for months exercised extreme control over her diet regime - triggering an eating disorder and suicidal thoughts.
Advocates are calling for financial abuse to be made a stand-alone offence, saying it is hidden in current legislation.
Swim schools are offering a "pay it forward" programme so all kids can learn to swim. Audio
A toolkit to help with overcoming sexual harassment and bullying in the trades has been launched.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found major failings in the way police are responding to the growing number of fraud complaints.
More people have reported being victims of crime, and emergency calls increased by 40,000 in the last year, new police data shows. Audio
Shorter sitting hours for parliament would allow MPs to spend more time with family and have a better work-life balance, party members say.
Three have been taken into custody after occupying the gantry during their latest demonstration which has disrupted traffic in the capital.
A group of commercial helicopter pilots who landed on Whakaari / White Island after the 2019 eruption will receive the country's highest honours for their courage.
Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says the number of protesters was "not as many as they thought". Meanwhile, National's deputy leader Nicola Willis spent time with those who showed up.
Protesters halting highways across Wellington in the name of climate change have faced criticism of their tactics by other climate activists and political leaders. Audio
Gaps in information mean the government can avoid robust scrutiny of its environmental spending, a new report says.
New data has found ocean acidification and temperature is rising, and backs up research that sea levels are rising faster. Audio
Police are appealing for the public's help after a phone belonging to a 22-year-old missing for a month was found in Kāpiti Coast.