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The government's been told that preschoolers can't wait four years for funding that is urgently needed now.
Hamilton may soon be adding more than 1600 homes in three new special housing areas.
Some overseas students who paid thousands of dollars to a tertiary institute that closed down have finally received full refunds.
It's been billed as New Zealand's largest ever civil construction project - but South Aucklanders say a government transport plan doesn't go far enough.
The Ministry of Social Development is insisting it made a one-off mistake in stopping a woman's benefit before they had investigated a tip she was cheating the system.
A teenage girl whose mother pimped her out for sex as much as five times a day says all she ever wanted was for her mother to love her.
Aucklanders could be waiting weeks to have broken roofs fixed and fallen trees cleared as the storm clean up continues.
A small tornado has caused damage to a coastal suburb in New Plymouth, while tens of thousands of Aucklanders face another cold night without power.
Police did not pass on to mental health nurses critical information about a suicidal woman's access to drugs, a coroner was told yesterday.
A mental health nurse urged police not to charge a woman with driving offences on the same night she was suicidal.
Tower insurance customers with high risk earthquake-prone homes will soon have to start paying hundreds of dollars more in premiums.
Some rugby fans say they are happy that Sky has lost its preferred bidder status to screen the Rugby World Cup as it could mean the tournament will return to free-to-air broadcast.
Members of a nurse's support group say they are more determined than ever to have their voices heard and are demanding better pay and working conditions. Video
Overseas students left in limbo and out of pocket after their school closed down two months ago say they still haven't received any refunds from the Qualifications Authority.
Lawyers' stories of sexual abuse at work are flooding in after a blog was set up for victims.
First Person - The only time I used Chinese was to talk to my parents, and as far as I knew it wasn't needed, but over the years I've felt more pressure to claim my identity, writes Jessie Chiang. Video
The owner of an Auckland dairy says security measures aren't working, after a staff member was attacked in broad daylight.
A group of overseas students desperately need the government's help after their college closed unexpectedly.
Health experts want better labelling on products after the boutique dairy company Lewis Road Creamery understated the sugar content in its new Breakfast Drinks.
Information about sexual misconduct in the workplace will be collected by the government for the first time but some employers say there is no guarantee it will help victims.
Coromandel's Te Puru should be humming, but local businesses say they're losing customers from road repairs after last week's storm.
The Commerce Commission is warning the public to be wary about a beauty and fashion company's online sales method.
A survey into recreational fishing patterns across the North Island will provide crucial data about fish numbers, Niwa says.
Seawater flooding of rural properties in Kaiaua is going to have a serious impact on farmers, Federated Farmers says.
The storm that hit the country last week packed "tremendous power", and was the worst seen in decades for areas of Waikato, residents say.