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Now is not the time to be making decisions about the future of New Zealand's deployment of military personnel in Iraq, the Foreign Minister Winston Peters says.
A meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Australian counterpart Julie Bishop is under way amid heavy rain on Waiheke Island.
Four months into the job, some new taxpayer-funded budgeting service providers were falling short of meeting the number of financial advice and mentoring sessions they were contracted to provide.
One of New Zealand's most famous brands, Tip Top, is importing icecreams from Europe.
A Piha resident says he wasn't entirely surprised by the flash flooding caused by yesterday's torrential downpour.
Some New Zealand dotterel nesting areas in the Auckland region have been badly affected by the storms and king tides that hit the upper North Island earlier this month.
The Health Minister has also instructed his officials to look at what can be done to get more graduate nurses into jobs.
A lack of regulation around the sale of hives on the website could put the bee population at risk. Audio
There could be much-needed rain on the way for parched farmers on the West Coast of the South Island.
A troubled Auckland tertiary institution has failed to overturn the cancellation of its registration.
Medical students who have already hit the eight-year borrowing limit on their student loans will have to find another way to pay their fees next year.
Benefit sanctions on solo mothers for not naming the father of their child will be scrapped, the Social Development Minister has confirmed.
Labour denies it was hoodwinked over the election of the Speaker of the House this morning.
The Social Development Minister is scrapping National's plan to force social service providers to hand over personal client details in exchange for funding.
The former Waikato District Health Board chief, who resigned amid a spending controversy, racked up $218,000 in expenses during his three years at the DHB.
Foreign speculators will be banned from buying houses in New Zealand from early next year, the Prime Minister says. Video, Audio
Boosting police numbers by 1800 over the next three years is an achievable - if aspirational - target, says new Police Minister Stuart Nash.
The New Zealand First leader has met with the leaders of the National and Labour parties this evening as post-election negotiations continue.
Auckland's fuel crisis pales in comparison to problems affecting other airlines and travellers around the world, tourism industry representatives say.
An Auckland woman who stabbed her friend to death at a pamper party has been jailed for at least 12 years.
More than 340,000 people are still not enrolled to vote, a day out from the election, and just under half of them are under 25.
National's Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern have faced off in the final leaders' debate before Saturday's general election.
Two of National's support partners say Bill English is ignoring the realities of governing under MMP by telling people not to vote for the minor parties.
The retirements of long-serving MPs mean there will be a host of new faces representing Auckland in Parliament after 23 September. They went for lunch with RNZ's Sarah Robson. Audio
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders are now choosing advance voting, raising questions about the effectiveness of the polling day blackout.