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The country's fleet of specialist search and rescue vehicles is so bad that the rescuers have begun rebelling.
The Ministry of Justice has been hiring more and more contractors, some costing thousands of dollars a day.
A landmark Wellington motorway once lauded for its green credentials is being investigated for its impact on streams, native fish and one of the country's most sensitive inlets.
A Māori oversight group expects instances of racial bias to come through in a new government-run identification platform - but says improvements will be made.
Whānau of a toddler killed in Southland say heavy court suppressions have left the boy "invisible".
A US contractor has signalled it is running behind time on its half-billion-dollar New Zealand transport project.
A coroner's report into the death of a toddler shows government agencies were explicitly warned the boy's killer was violent and a risk to children.
A recent MSD report calls the level of racial bias in the technology "unknown", "unconfirmed" and "untested".
The nationwide public health system set up last year to address weaknesses exposed by Covid-19 is struggling, according to a review, with such confusion that in one case 10 different groups were doing…
An official gauge of how the country's health reforms are going has found huge gaps of people, planning and resources. Audio
An Immigration NZ team targeting mass arrivals by asylum-seekers paid for spyware for two years without using it.
Four years on from the terrorist attacks that sparked the work, the country still lacks a system the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the attacks urged be set up.
Speed and alcohol use were major factors in accidents involving e-scooters, the report found.
Police have dropped the replacement of a communications system vital to deploying patrol cars and fire trucks. Audio
The Identity Check system is aimed at becoming the primary way New Zealanders verify who they are online for access to public and private services.
Officials admit they have been using facial recognition to identify people for years without knowing if it distorts results for Māori.
Many public sector agencies have lifted their spending on contractors and consultants by about 60 percent in real terms, on average, since pre-Covid-19 times.
The Environmental Protection Authority has no plans to do more tests, despite recommendations more be done.
Police are moving to cut the number of people remanded in custody, while acknowledging this will mean more offenders in the community.
Police officers have been diverted away from the frontline, trying to deal with an ever-growing logjam in the courts.
Cancer patients are struggling with uneven medical care as Te Whatu Ora edges towards setting up national clinical networks to tackle the public health postcode lottery.
Police use of footage from high-tech automated number plate recognition cameras is being contested in court.
Government officials have yet to look at how much water the dozen or so huge data centres being built might use.