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Officials say the new requirements will reduce the energy needed to heat homes by up to 40 percent.
The subsequent child policy benefit sanction was scrapped earlier this month.
The regional council says it has significant land holdings around stations which could be used for housing, retail and public services.
Opinion - Will we ever truly know that each and every person who opts to take this path has done so of their own free will, asks Chris Ford.
A series of toll booths across Auckland Harbour Bridge - it's a decades-old vision but could something similar be dusted off for a summer city exit?
The Government is considering how to allow… Audio
Pilots flying into medical trouble are protesting against a safety system they say is broken.
This follows a big win by a Cathay Pacific senior captain who took Civil Aviation to court for grounding… Audio
The country's high number of preventable road deaths has led some to blame a lack of progress on the country's "Road to Zero" safety strategy.
It was launched almost two years ago and is meant to… Audio
The National Party says vaccinated New Zealanders are being held back from enjoying more freedoms by government delays on vaccine certificates.
Cabinet has decided in principle that Auckland will… Audio
The group - Lawyers for Climate Action - says it has a major issue with how the Government calculates its emissions goals.
Max Towle speaks to the group's spokesperson James Every-Palmer QC who… Audio
Cabinet will today consider reducing restrictions in Auckland and Waikato.
There are calls for shops and public facilities to open under Level 3 Step 2.
Canterbury University Covid-19 modeller… Audio
Ahead of the COP26 extravaganza, New Zealand is pledging to halve net greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
The announcement is being hailed in some quarters as a dramatic gesture, but perhaps also a… Audio
A Taihape school is rejecting the Education Ministry's apology for taking its students' farm away.
The school accuses the bureaucrats of incompetence and letting the farm's facilities degrade into a… Audio
Reports that one of the two Covid-19 positive cases in Christchurch is a truck driver who carried out deliveries around the city for four days during their infectious period has many South Islanders… Audio
Trucking companies say a vaccine mandate at regional borders would be a problem because they are already struggling with a driver shortage and fragile supply chain.
The government is looking at… Audio
National says it's expecting the Government to slash the amount of time people spend in MIQ from 14 days to between seven and nine.
The Government will unveil changes to the hotly debated system… Audio
The Mayors of Auckland and Timaru aren't happy with three waters reform and have come out against the government's plan to move forward with reforms.
The government is pushing ahead with plans to set… Audio
Workers in businesses that require customers to show Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates will equally need to be vaccinated.
Those who refuse the vaccine can be dismissed.
The new mandate, includes… Audio
Stranded overseas expats could be just weeks away from securing a ticket home for Christmas.
The Government is poised to announce a shake-up to MIQ that's expected to free up more capacity for… Audio
The new strategy for making roads safer is far off its targets, following on from the flop of the previous strategy.
This comes hard on the heels of another high holiday weekend road toll with eight… Audio
A group of ACC call centre workers shared details, and made fun of, people's injuries in a private Snapchat group called 'ACC Whores'.
One of the posts shared among more than a dozen employees… Audio