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A volunteer left traumatised after helping rescue people from a collapsed building following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has won a landmark case.
A former prostitute at the centre of an elaborate murder plot in Taranaki more than two decades ago is back behind bars, just six months after being granted parole.
A random search of Foreign Minister Murray McCully in Auckland highlights a worrying lack of knowledge about a new company's powers, a union says.
The familes of those involved in Invercargill's Anzac Day double shooting, which left a woman dead, say they are trying to come to terms with the tragedy.
The Foreign Minister was mistakenly selected for a random search at Auckland Airport at the request of the United States, RNZ has learned.
The Corrections Department denies it has a systemic problem with bomb threats in prisons, despite nearly three dozen hoaxes being reported in the past five years.
A Hawke's Bay father says a "ridiculous" amount has been spent defending a Napier school over the death of his son two years ago.
The Chief Censor's Office is calling for clearer classification of content featuring sexual violence on streaming services such as Lightbox and Netflix.
Schools may not even know updated sex education guidelines exist, their author fears. Video
A man left with a rare brain disorder from the Havelock North water contamination disaster has called a proposal for financial help "not far away from an insult". Audio
The family of a mentally ill man who drowned while in the care of the Waikato DHB say a report on the incident is a whitewash.
The mother of the murdered Rotorua toddler, Nia Glassie, will be released from prison for a second time next month.
The maker of the antipsychotic drug Clozapine is investigating whether the country's only convicted plane hijacker had an adverse reaction to the drug.
Wellington Airport has trespassed the country's only convicted plane hijacker, as the end of her sentence looms.
The police watchdog is concerned about the spate of police shootings in the past year and is planning a themed investigation into them all to see whether any pattern can be established.
The family of a slain Upper Hutt woman are desperate for arrests to be made in the case, as police reveal one or more women may have been involved in the execution-style killing.
The public should not be worried about the country's first convicted plane hijacker, despite her threats to reoffend, says the Mental Health Foundation.
The country's only convicted plane hijacker has almost completed her prison sentence, and is threatening to hijack another aircraft if she gets the chance.
Jason Wynyard, who has notched more than 230 world titles, says his inclusion in the honours list is "pretty special".
The Olympic champion shotputter hopes her honour will inspire others to "chase their dreams". She was one of seven people to take the title of Sir or Dame. Audio
Former Labour leader turned Auckland mayor Phil Goff has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
A scathing coroner's report has found the death of a Napier schoolboy strangled trying to get out of a locked toilet cubicle was a tragedy that "could and should have been avoided". Audio
Four tourism leaders have put forward the possibility of privatising New Zealand's Great Walks, which lost more than $3 million last year. Audio
A former prostitute at the centre of an elaborate murder plot in Taranaki two decades ago has been freed from prison.
Police are yet to fully implement any recommendations following the death of Nicky Stevens in Hamilton last year.