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The whisteblower who unmasked bogus psychiatrist Linda Astor 25 years ago is shocked that a man with no medical qualifications was able to work at Middlemore Hospital this year.
The government has unveiled what it is calling a radical plan to overhaul reading, writing and maths teaching after two decades of sliding literacy rates.
A cult-like church that exerts almost complete control over its members has metastasised into a multinational corporation with massive buying power.
The secretive, cult-like church says its members volunteer their time to contribute to society, but an RNZ investigation has found hundreds of thousands of dollars were sent every year to a Sydney…
New Zealand Customs says local gangs are exploiting global networks and a security expert is warning authorities should pay heed to the warning.
Environmental activists have presented a petition to ban single-use plastic bottles to Parliament today, with the backing of 100,000 signatures.
Following today's grid emergency, consumer advocates are calling on electricity companies to put power in the hands of the people and roll out smart-meters to avoid future outages. Audio
Financial pressure, family responsibilities and other factors made worse by Covid-19 are having an impact on whether students complete their courses.
Patients and staff could start moving out of Hutt Hospital's quake-prone main block within weeks, according to Minister of Health Andrew Little.
Wellington residents and business owners who have to pay to use their own garages are furious at the city council's proposal to double their fees.
Asylum seekers are being set up to fail by denying them access to the same rights and supports available to other refugees, advocates say.
Thousands of New Zealand kids will enjoy Easter egg hunts this weekend without knowing that many of those treats were produced by other children working in the most punishing conditions.
Nearly one in five 15-year-olds are not meeting the lowest benchmark for reading, and a further 20 percent are only achieving at the most basic level.
International visitors could soon be pouring across the border in similar numbers to pre-pandemic times - but that might not be a good thing, according to one tourism expert.
Most non-urgent operations in the Wellington region have been cancelled this week due to high numbers of hospital staff falling sick with Covid-19 or being forced to isolate.
Up to one in three patients coming through Hutt Hospital's emergency department have Covid-19, as the region's three hospitals suffer staff shortages. .
They are known as "bunker babies" - children born during the pandemic who have spent their short lives in and out of lockdown.
New Zealanders are putting their hands up to take on the job of settling refugees, through a new programme that is on top of the annual quota.
Airline passengers fear the ad hoc approach to vaccine pass checks and inconsistent policing of mask wearing are undermining the government protection framework.
While families who have travelled to Starship Hospital for their children's specialist treatment deal with an added stress, doctors worry about the kids missing out.
Orthopaedic surgeons say it may be impossible to ever "catch up" on all the operations delayed due to the Covid-19 restrictions.
New guidelines from the WHO calling for an end to compulsory treatment for mental illness should be a wake-up call for New Zealand, mental health experts say.
Te Papa is hosting New Zealand's first major exhibition of surrealist art in nearly half a century, with 180 masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen on show from Saturday.
Police are appealing a High Court ruling that may call into question the legal basis for more than 20,000 formal written warnings issued over the last decade.
Capital and Coast District Health Board is on a charm offensive to combat any vaccine reluctance among the Pacific community.