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A family law expert wants an independent authority set up to investigate complaints and failures by Child, Youth and Family, much like the IPCA for police.
There is less office space available in Wellington than there has been in almost a decade.
A mother taking Wellington's DHB to court says her case could set a precedent for people seeking reparation for deaths in state care. Audio
Guards outside Work and Income offices are in another stoush over a security clampdown - this time complaining they're being forced to break the law and breach people's privacy.
Another peace activist has had a charge thrown out, bringing the number of protesters still facing charges for actions at a defence industry conference to just three.
Giving more nurses the ability to prescribe the contraceptive pill would give more people access than allowing pharmacies to sell it, Family Planning says.
Women will soon be able to buy contraceptive pills over the counter at pharmacies.
Wellington renters are staying in the same flats for longer amid soaring prices, putting pressure on the number of rentals on offer.
Extreme weather from climate change is going to put more pressure on drinking water infrastructure, leading to more boil notices and e-coli scares, says a public health professor.
The Prime Minister says there were no fireworks when he took a highly anticipated phone call from US president Donald Trump this morning.
Natasha Utting, who is engaged to singer Anika Moa, says the government was right to reject 22 would-be celebrants because they would not marry same-sex couples.
An inquiry into the Havelock North water contamination crisis has reignited anger, with parents of infected children saying someone should lose their job.
Murray McCully says he has confidence in the Foreign Affairs Ministry, despite delays finding out how the Trump order affects some Kiwis.
A woman crushed by a falling building in the Christchurch earthquake says Wellington must cordon off four unsafe buildings. Video
Two skydivers injured in a landing crash in Queenstown were performing a low turn - something one parachuting expert compared to crossing the centre line in your car.
The Race Relations Commissioner wants a review of legislation dealing with hate speech following a rise in what she describes as vile, vitriolic and very threatening language online. Video
Father-of-two Callan Dench is desperate to find a home before school starts, but the cost stands in the way.
A critical leak in the capital's water pipes has been fixed after contractors worked through dismal weather.
A South African looking for love and a Brazilian who confused Lord of the Rings with Harry Potter were among those denied entry to NZ last financial year.
The city's mayor says the only way to respond to a spike in the cost of houses is to build more. Audio
An autistic 14-year-old boy spent a night in police cells this week after no agencies were willing to take him into their care.
The Department of Conservation is putting the endangered yellow-eyed penguin at risk in order to build a carpark, a volunteer ranger says. Video
New Zealanders need to be better equipped from a young age to understand the dangers of internet porn, a sex therapist says.
The police commissioner is calling for an amnesty on illegal guns as a way of reducing the number of unlawful firearms in New Zealand.
The union representing St John Ambulance workers is planning to lift a gag order on its members, allowing them to talk directly to journalists about problems in the service.