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Analysis: The New Zealand-sponsored resolution to ban Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories had the makings of an episode of The Real Housewives of the UN, says Mohamed Hassan.
A young Muslim man says the Security Intelligence Service repeatedly asked him to spy on mosques. Community leaders say it is not an isolated case.
A mother of three struggled to find accommodation after being told to leave an Auckland motel purchased by the government. Audio
The First Past The Post model is holding back minority groups from being represented in local elections, an AUT researcher says. Audio
Aucklanders may never find out how much the council's former headquarters has been sold for.
People in Mangere says they are living in fear while a child rapist remains in their community and Corrections' promise to move him has not come soon enough.
Institutional bias remains in the police, justice advocates say, after figures suggested Pākehā were let off twice as often as Māori.
Pākehā are nearly twice as likely to be let off for minor offences than Māori, a new report by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has shown.
First home buyers looking to buy a small apartment in Auckland to get on the property ladder could be turned away by banks, warns a mortgage adviser.
Members of New Zealand's Indian community say the government is treating students scammed by visa fraud like criminals by deporting them.
The head of Te Puea Marae has told an inquiry into homelessness that Housing New Zealand and Work and Income should merge into a single agency. Video
The New Zealand Transport Agency is rejecting claims a second Auckland harbour crossing will not include rail.
The Fire Service is defending the use of its new fleet of vehicles after the firefighters' union blacklisted an Auckland truck that refused to start.
An Auckland man whose dog viciously mauled his son's face says he is being unfairly painted as a bad father.
An Auckland man who bashed his five-month-old daughter to death has been sentenced to 17 years without parole.
Several hospitals have been accused of carrying out cruel and punishing practices on elderly and mentally ill patients.
Aucklanders shouldn't have to pay to use the SkyPath, but the project should go ahead regardless of a charge, an environmental lobby group says.
Auckland Council will look at setting up a help guide for first home buyers trying to find affordable housing.
Social housing groups support the use of kitset homes, but say the government does not have a long-term plan to fix the housing crisis. Audio
Officials and taxi drivers have concerns but Kiwis appear to be embracing the app-based ride service, which has no plans to change the way it operates. Audio
Most councils are welcoming the government's new $1bn fund housing fund, although one Christchurch Councillor says it is unlikely to make housing more affordable. Audio
Customs does not racially profile passengers entering New Zealand or target them because of their religion, the Minister of Customs says.
An Auckland man who horrifically tortured a woman for days with a hammer and pliers has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.
A new Auckland housing project will not address homelessness but will help ease demand, the iwi that expects to help build it says.
Muslims around New Zealand headed to high ground last night to spot the new crescent moon which offically marks the start of Ramadan.