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Nine Customs workers have been fired for not getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
The government agency says it has not found roles either within Customs or the wider public service to redeploy them to.
The firing of Customs workers from their roles for refusing the Covid-19 vaccine, has been described as a breach of their rights.
Nine officials have lost their jobs, and the government agency says… Audio
The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care resumes this morning with the focus now on State-run children's homes.
The public hearing will be held in Auckland.
Reporter Andrew McRae will be… Audio
An ageing workforce alongside claims of a toxic work culture has seen the Transport Accident Investigation Commission lose 13 investigative staff in the last five years.
Since 2016, nine accident… Audio
Under growing pressure from governments around the world over its treatment of Uighur Muslims, China this afternoon went on a charm offensive.
There have been mounting calls for China to end what… Audio
A social housing provider says it is ridiculous the government is not already providing social workers for everyone living in emergency accommodation.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today indicated a… Audio
The government was repeatedly warned by officials its massive housing shakeup could hurt vulnerable renters - resulting in rent hikes or overcrowding.
Newly released documents show Housing Minister… Audio
More than $3 billion worth of goods linked to forced or child labour are being imported by New Zealand each year, according to new research by World Vision into modern slavery.
A Waikato woman who runs her motel as emergency housing is speaking out about how tough and dangerous the job can be.
It's costing $1 million a day for emergency and transitional housing prompting… Audio
Vodafone spokesperson Nicky Preston speaks to Lisa Owen about reasons why mobile phone or internet data coverage can be erratic in parts of New Zealand.
Spark was not available for an interview but… Video, Audio
On Tuesday Invercargill man Russel Bell told Checkpoint he has had a gutsful of his bad cell signal - his provider is Spark, but his story connected with many who shared his frustration.
Many people… Video, Audio
National Party leader Judith Collins says her party will not pursue policies of 'racist separatism' when dealing with poverty and lack of opportunity in New Zealand. Audio
As many as 350,000 Black and Asian service personnel who died fighting for Britain might not have been properly commemorated because of "pervasive racism", a report says.
Stats NZ has discovered an error in last year's official child poverty statistics.
Recent inflation affected poor people more than the rich, with rises in everyday goods and falls in big ticket items, the Council of Trade Unions says.
A Christchurch woman with cancer has a massive hurdle to get through and it's not just chemo, but finding a home to live in.
Krystal Brown has been staying in a sleep-out and needs a bigger place to… Video, Audio
A former inmate is taking prison operator Serco to court for allegedly treating him in a degrading and inhumane way. It is something Serco categorically denies.
Peter Rerekura has now completed his… Video, Audio
A year on from the government's $25 increase to benefits, some solo parents and people with disabilities or chronic illnesses say it has made very little difference to their budgets.
Emergency housing is been described as dangerous and terrifying for some, with families mixed in with gang members, and many places rife with crime and intimidation.
Official documents show ministers… Audio
A bar owner in downtown Rotorua says emergency housing is "killing" the town, and brazen crime is rampant.
The short-term motel stays by those urgently needing somewhere to stay have been partly… Audio