Claims patients in a respite centre were a risk to neighbours have been denied by the organisation in charge.
Tonga take on Lebanon in the first of two Rugby League World Cup quarter finals on Saturday. Jamie Wall is blogging live.
Five high-rise buildings in Auckland have been identified as having combustible aluminium composite panels but there is no "immediate concern for occupants' safety, Auckland Council says.
Opinion - New Zealanders want the talents of Pacific people to help win rugby games, but their comments on Tonga's rugby league victory celebrations are loaded with racism, writes Leah Damm.
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The first encounters between Tairāwhiti Māori and the crew of Captain Cook’s Endeavour are commemorated in an impressionistic garden near Gisborne. Audio
Housing Minister Phil Twyford hopes the ban on foreign investors buying existing homes will be in place around February.
Indycar star Danica Patrick has announced she will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring.
A refugee on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island is rejecting allegations that refugees there are engaged in criminal activities, including luring underage girls for sex.
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