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A new inquiry has been ordered into the death of a patient following cancer treatment at Waikato Hospital a decade ago after the pathologist who conducted the autopsy changed his conclusion on the…
If there's one message Tanirau Manawaiti stands for, it's that having a say in local and national government decisions shouldn't be taken for granted.
Mayors are learning about Māori culture and helping rangatahi develop leadership skills in a two-way mentoring programme.
A civics and citizenship curriculum should be cemented in New Zealand schools because knowledge students are entitled to is being left to chance, says a leading academic.
A youth-led campaign to lower the voting age to 16 will take its case to the Court of Appeal in an effort to push through the change before next year's local body elections.
Local voices could be lost in major health reforms that remove elected boards from the public health system, critics say. Audio
A $3 million Ralph Hotere mural owned by Hamilton City Council has been in storage for more than three years because there is no public space big enough to hang it.
Inexperience, personality clashes and infrastructure costs are at the root of ongoing council infighting around the country, a long-time councillor says.
A $5m government unit to investigate halving the DHBs comes at the same time some boards are appointing younger people as "observers" to learn about DHB governance.
A group of tourism industry heads and mayors want more power to manage freedom camping, including a national vehicle track and trace database.
Four newborn babies and four of their caregivers developed symptoms of a superbug in a hospital neonatal unit, following an outbreak that affected 24 babies, 12 mothers and some staff.
Māori are more likely to get cancer, will get it younger, are diagnosed later, have poorer access to treatment, and are much more likely to die from cancer than non-Māori, because of inequity in the…