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Too many would-be tenants are chasing too few rental homes, with Wellington renters doing it especially tough, the latest TradeMe figures show.
Sunbathers are dismayed to find two brands of sunscreen were withdrawn for false levels of UV protections and a third had its status downgraded.
Wellington Electricity wants to be able to sling emergency wiring over power poles in the immediate aftermath of another big quake.
Powerco customers will have to pay an extra $2.70 a month to upgrade lines, transformers and other gear under a draft decision announced today.
The company running Wellington's rail service is keen to talk to avert tomorrow's train strike but says the union will not speak to it unless it withdraws its current employment offer.
A police error in taking a DNA sample seven years ago has created a hurdle in prosecuting a serious assault involving two tomahawk-wielding men years later.
A dramatic pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions has been made this morning by New Zealand's largest economic entity, Fonterra.
A couple who bought and and sold 39 properties - worth $8 million - without paying tax on the profits have lost the latest in a long series of court battles with the IRD.
Wellington Airport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a giant Chinese construction firm to work as a partner on the proposed extension to its runway.
The companies that deliver electricity to people's homes have been ticked off for poor maintenance of their lines.
Police fear another person has died from the use of synthetic drugs. Video
The government's decision to block new mining projects on conservation land has come as a shock to the mining industry.
Health experts have expressed worries about a rise in the number of young people with serious dental problems.
Agricultural experts are pointing to an unusual problem lying just over the horizon for New Zealand - too many native birds.
The government is to look at reforming the competitive tendering system for choosing companies to run public transport systems.
Transport Minister Phil Twyford has ruled out intervening to save Wellington's trolley buses because the cost would be too great.
The new government has been told it must not chop and change practices to have any hope of meeting ambitious development goals set for New Zealand.
An expected 7.8 billion passengers will be taken on flights by airlines by 2036, a new report says.
You've heard of self-driving cars, driverless trucks, and airliners that fly on auto-pilot - how about autonomous ships?
The new government could help revive forestry by favouring wooden buildings, the Wood Council of New Zealand says.
The proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary could still be blocked by New Zealand First, new information suggests.
The Labour and Green parties have rejected reports that the proposed Kermadec Ocean marine sanctuary is dead in the water.
A shared vehicle system could reduce the number of cars in cities to a little as 4 percent of current numbers, new research shows.
Traditional media are not as threatened by social media as news managers say, the Commerce Commission said today during the Stuff/NZME merger hearing.
A helicopter crash in Rotorua last year was caused by an event so rare it has no implications for aircraft safety, the Transport Accident Investigation Commission has found.