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New Zealand has signed an international agreement saying agriculture and food production must urgently adapt to respond to climate change.
A local school has closed for the day due to concerns around asbestos in the burning buildings.
The cancellation of SailGP, scheduled to be hosted in Auckland next year, feels like a "gut punch" for business in the city centre. Audio
Police had relentlessly attempted to "crack" Shargin Stephens by bail-checking him several times a day, a witness revealed in the inquest into his death.
Seventy bail checks in 38 days was not harassment, a police officer has told an inquest into the fatal shooting of a man in Rotorua.
Auckland police are ready to call in officers from outside the region to manage any escalation in Middle East protests in the city.
The cost-of-living crisis means parents are cutting back on swimming lessons for their children, Water Safety New Zealand says.
Axing the Salvation Army's rehabilitation programme after 30 years could cause recovering addicts to relapse, an anti-gambling advocate says.
A Kāinga Ora tenant in Auckland whose family was threatened by a neighbour with a hammer says her complaints have fallen on deaf ears. Audio
The January deluge caused damage to around 2000 state homes, including 205 in the southern Auckland suburb of Māngere.
The government says it has no plans to amend the legislation that prohibits migrants from working in the sex industry, despite recommendations made by the United Nations.
"We focus 100 percent on the conflict," says a New Zealander working for the United Nations in Gaza, where more aid is desperately needed.
A kākāpō that made an elaborate escape from Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari has been returned.
Defeated Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta says she hopes the gains for Māori over the last two Labour terms will not be wound back.
A lack of voting information and accessibility is stopping people living on the streets from exercising their democratic rights. Audio
Auckland Council has rubber-stamped the plan to pay out the owners of hundreds of flood-damaged houses.
Witnesses to a stabbing at an Auckland dairy say they will never forget the shocking scenes of a couple being attacked in their own shop.
October has only just started and stores across the country are already transforming into winter wonderlands, gearing up for the Christmas season.
The city needs to urgently address old infrastructure if it wants to avoid further water contamination, an environmental ecologist says.
Auckland Zoo's Zayana and Ramah have shown they are reconnecting well and there are signs that both are still keen to mate.
Building a more resilient power grid is complex and may take a lot of time and money, Transpower says.
Three New Zealanders on board a yacht are seriously injured after being hit by a broken mast off the coast of Fiji, with one now receiving medical attention on a cruise ship.
Immigration laws in New Zealand are loose and need to be more consistent, says an immigration adviser association.
The Board of Airline Representatives says delays are unacceptable and airlines are frustrated, but Auckland Airport says they are part of the problem.