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New Zealand won't ban Huawei equipment despite a move in the UK to purge the Chinese company's gear from its 5G networks.
The government failed to consult iwi and its own scientists before recommending new water pollution limits shouldn't apply to prime food-growing areas.
The government has announced a package of 23 freshwater restoration projects across the country with more than 2000 jobs and worth $160 million.
The Chief Ombudsman says a quantum leap is needed to achieve equal rights for people with disabilities. Video
Muslim leaders are calling for an interview with the man convicted of killing 51 members of their community to be made public.
He lives on a secret island, flies in private aircraft and has more than 230,000 online fans. Despite being flightless and effectively celibate, one hand-reared kākāpō might be the closest thing NZ… Video
Waikato iwi want to block Auckland Council's bid to more than double the city's daily water grab from the Waikato River.
The Archbishop of Wellington has condemned a sign reading 'All lives matter' that was displayed outside a Catholic church in Masterton over the weekend.
A international marine expert who reviewed a plan to save Māui and Hectors dolphin's says she tried to help and claims she was ignored.
Peace activists say New Zealand should not send a ship to take part in a major war games exercise off the coast of Hawaii.
The Law Society is inviting public input on proposed changes to the lawyers' code of conduct aimed at combating bullying and sexual harassment in the legal community.
Broken pipes and faecal contamination are continuing to plague the Wellington region, most recently in Porirua's Titahi Bay.
Marine scientists are again butting heads over a plan to protect endangered Māui and Hector's dolphins.
A new government plan to clean up pollution in the country's waterways is being met with a mixture of eyerolls, applause and mild panic.
The government has launched a new plan today aimed at preventing seabirds from harm or death due to commercial fishing.
While the Budget promise to help rebuild the economy by creating 'nature-based jobs' has been lauded, the plan has also been met with renewed calls for a scorecard to measure progress.
The Mary Potter Hospice is facing a debt hole its boss says is "unsustainable", as the charity wrestles with a perfect storm of financial hurdles.
Heavy cannabis users - who are prone to destructive lung disease sometimes known as "bong lung" - can suffer irreversible lung damage, a New Zealand study suggests.
The heartbroken whānau of Pukekohe butcher Roy Green say they are relieved the government has loosened restrictions on tangihanga.
Private businesses working in close contact with people must buy PPE themselves, ahead of alert level 2 - but some have too little and others too much.
Kiwis have re-claimed takeaways, but at what cost to the environment? Disposable coffee cups are overflowing rubbish bins.
Wellington's turd taxis may be off the city's streets in two weeks, as progress on repairs to a collapsed pipe have surged ahead.
Wellington's water contractor suggested the Wellington City Council might like to relax some of the performance targets for its pipe network if it wanted the contractor to start meeting them.
Food businesses say their perishable goods are spoiling as courier drivers are run off their feet.
A power company says it has delayed a price increase that was planned to take effect during lockdown, but it doesn't appear to have told customers.