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KiwiRail is set to trial biodiesel on some trains and ferries, but it cannot source enough to switch completely anytime soon.
A Waikato mother who almost lost her son to suicide has created an app to make it simpler for people to reach out in crisis.
Many of the country's marae don't have smoke alarms and very few have sprinklers, Fire and Emergency says, which is putting marae assets worth millions of dollars at risk.
A group of 27 cub scouts, their families, and an American who has lived at Tapu Te Ranga Marae for six years escaped the devastating fire. Whānau say they believe it can be rebuilt.
The whānau from Tapu Te Ranga Marae have begun planning to build a new shared living space or papakāinga where their marae once stood.
Local leaders are backing reduced speed limits after an NZTA tool showing the speed limit on 87 percent of roads is higher than what is deemed the safe travel speed.
A proposal to trial subsidised Uber rides to and from train stations in the Hutt Valley has been turned down.
Hawke's Bay is on track to become the first region to charge ratepayers for mitigating the effects of climate change, but it won't cover damage to private properties.
The Transport Agency has admitted it rushed the process to allow e-scooters on footpaths at the request of Lime.
Police should never have pursued a vehicle which crashed and left a 15-year-old and 12-year-old dead, an independent report has found.
More than 20 bus drivers at a Wellington company say they have been intimidated and bullied - including being verbally abused - by a manager.
A $6.4 billion plan to overhaul Wellington's transport network will fail to fix the gridlock for commuters coming in and out of the city, regional leaders say.
A mother who has had kids taken by the state says it is an ongoing pain that will not go away. Advocates say there isn't enough mental health support and advocacy for people in her position.
Drivers eager to save money at the pump were happy to queue for today's opening of the new Waitomo petrol station in Upper Hutt.
People desperately seeking cancer treatment which could extend their lives by years have called on politicians to increase Pharmac spending.
More people have needed to be taken to hospital after being attacked by dogs, with children the most affected, despite a law which banned five breeds in the hopes it would reduce attacks on children.
Bus companies are being given a 12-month grace period to ensure they give drivers rest breaks, but disruptions are still expected.
An industry training organisation is filing a judicial review over the "inadequate, hasty" consultation on tertiary reforms.
A desperate woman who rang Lifeline for help was kept waiting for half an hour before she eventually hung up.
Opponents of voluntary euthanasia legislation have dismissed the bill's sponsor's latest bid to get more support as a desperate measure that will not work. Video, Audio
Pop-culture convention Armageddon has changed its rules to ban military-style clothing and replica guns following the Christchurch attacks.
Bus companies are warning that rest-break legislation risks delays to to already stretched bus services, but a union says bus operators' failure to prepare for the changes is 'incompetence'.
An increase to the minimum wage is not expected to make much of a difference to the country's poorest families and consumers may have costs passed on to them.
The business case for light rail from Auckland Airport to the City Centre is being held up, as the transport minister considers an "alternative approach" to the funding and design of the proposed…
Rail workshops are looking for more mechanical engineers, as the industry's workload ramps up providing jobs for an extra 40 workers at KiwiRail's Hutt workshop.