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New Zealand needs to be thinking hard about its toolkit to tackle the deadly coronavirus that has so far taken nine lives, an outbreak specialist says.
Coming out of the holiday season, there'll be lots of by-products like packaging, wrapping paper, and leftovers that just expand on waste.
A rare stinky flower that is blooming at the Wintergarden in the Auckland Domain has drawn a crowd.
An Auckland company is breathing new life into plastic waste that would otherwise be destined for landfill - turning it into a base for sports fields.
The Auckland City Mission has begun giving out this year's food parcels and presents to help thousands of struggling families have an enjoyable Christmas. Audio
Mothers-to-be in a Bay of Plenty town say it's unfair to close their only birthing centre at short notice.
A Samoan businesswoman in Auckland has taken action to help out health workers grappling with a serious measles outbreak back home that has killed at least 32 people.
The family involved in a fatal police shooting in Tauranga were getting support from the Ministry of Education before the tragic events unfolded, a local school says.
An Auckland man believes banks need to do a lot more to stop people falling for ATM cheque deposit scams.
Residents on Auckland's North Shore have been left shaken after a series of assaults on young women along walkways.
Firefighters surveyed by their union say they weren't given proper breaks and had inadequate training to cope with the SkyCity convention centre fire in Auckland last month.
An animal welfare group is protesting in central Auckland against horse racing today as the Melbourne Cup race kicked off this afternoon.
Harpreet and Jaswinder Singh were promised accommodation, meals, medical expenses and pay - but for half a year's work they got about $3000 between them.
Chickens that are iconic to a west Auckland suburb are being rounded up and taken to new homes out of health and safety concerns. Video
A section of a busy street in Auckland city centre has been transformed to be more pedestrian-friendly.
Members of the Chinese community say new requirements in the parent visa category will be especially hard for people from China, where a one-child policy lasted for decades.
An employment law advocate says companies are still deliberately going into liquidation to avoid liabilities to their employees - years after changes to the insolvency sector were first proposed.
Police are warning about a scam involving claims of an evil spirit after an Auckland woman lost tens of thousands of dollars.
Chinese people in New Zealand have celebrated 70 years of Communist rule in China, but an anti-totalitarianism rally in Auckland highlighted the plight of those from Hong Kong.
More than 20,000 people attended Auckland's first Moon Festival, a three-day event celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival popular in Asian countries.
A tourist who walked away from the bus crash that left five people dead near Rotorua has described helping down a passenger dangling from their seatbelt after the bus flipped over. Video
An Auckland fast food restaurant worker says they were asked to effectively continue working after clocking out.
The Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter has asked her ministry for urgent advice on how to tackle the measles outbreak.
People who like chicken feet treats are being warned to ensure they're not consuming the lower grade produce intended for pets, to avoid getting sick.
Mass protests in Hong Kong are continuing into their tenth week, and Aucklanders are weighing in on the which side of the fight they're on.