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An Auckland woman in her 70s says her experience of giving evidence to the historical inquiry into abuse in state care has been farcical.
Engineers have been meeting regulators in a dispute over a new Christchurch building that remains off-limits due to its earthquake design.
A Hamilton city councillor says he's trying to find out if the council has been giving too much leeway to building owners who can't get a warrant of fitness.
NZTA were calling problems with truck-trailers a significant safety risk for months before it pulled the trailers off the road.
Major hospital buildings in Hamilton, including the child and women's health centre, do not have warrants of fitness because they are not up to scratch for fire protection.
A Muslim leader wants police to get special training in how to respond to hate crime. Video, Audio
The Transport Agency has reopened an investigation into how a senior manager awarded a contract to a company run by a close friend.
Insight - New Zealand's security agencies are increasing their focus on the white supremacist threat since the Christchurch mosque attacks, Phil Pennington reports. Video, Audio
Recladding of a large rotting building housing acute medical services and patients at Middlemore Hospital is running into major problems.
Three brothers sexually abused by a Catholic priest have joined forces with their sister to write a book telling their story.
A real estate agent says the Christchurch City Council was "unprofessional" not to advise him of earthquake design concerns at a new central city building.
A new office building in central Christchurch's main shopping precinct has many serious flaws in its earthquake design, according to three leading engineering companies.
Police who investigated a convicted paedophile who taught at a Wellington music centre aren't saying if he might be tutoring elsewhere.
A father who social workers gave misleading information to a judge about is threatening to sue Oranga Tamariki over how it went on to investigate the issue.
Middlemore Hospital has decided to get rid of an earthquake-prone building that houses maternity wards rather than strengthen it.
The cost estimate for fixing leaky buildings at Middlemore Hospital has more than doubled.
A Kaitaia woman caught up in a warrant of fitness disagreement does not know if her car is safe to drive.
The Transport Agency has called in outside auditors to look at "a range of concerns" at a key high-tech unit.
A move to buy time for historic buildings in Feilding that face expensive earthquake-strengthening upgrades has been defeated.
South Auckland's Middlemore hospital has more than 80 firestopping defects in its buildings that still need to be fixed and more are being found.
Greenlane is the latest hospital to fall foul of firestopping standards designed to slow down the spread of flames and smoke.
Newly released documents show road control authorities were pushing for a speed limit for scooters on footpaths of just 10km/h more than a decade ago.
Only one fire station site out of 660 nationwide has rung alarm bells for firefighting foam contamination.
Councils are charging highly-profitable companies little or nothing despite many facing significant costs.
The Environmental Protection Authority won't be prosecuting anyone found with the banned firefighting foam despite an investigation revealing several companies with it.