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New Zealand's population is projected to hit 6 million at the end of the century, with New Zealanders life expectancy growing to 92 years, according to a UN report.
After five years of construction, Auckland's $1.4 billion tunnel project connecting the southwestern and northwestern motorways is officially open.
A man moving into an emergency housing unit in west Auckland was "gobsmacked" to find its shower was fitted over the toilet.
An Auckland councillor is demanding answers over why $15,000 was spent on an invitation-only lunch for 58 leaders.
The Auckland Regional Dental Service still does not know who incorrectly connected a pipe, potentially exposing children to infectious diseases.
A group of Tongan families left devastated by teenage suicide have helped to develop a guide they hope will aid others in their community.
A group of vandals has smashed three shop fronts in an early morning rampage in the Auckland suburb of Mangere Bridge. Audio
All state schools must stop asking for donations from families applying for out-of-zone places, the Ministry of Education says.
The Ministry of Education has pulled the isolated religious community's school from a private school scholarship list, saying it was a mistake to include it.
Mental health among young Pacific people needs urgent attention from the government, youth parliament representatives say.
Parents, teachers and social workers have met to seek advice on how to deal with the topic of suicide following the release of controversial Netflix show 13 Reasons Why.
A hundred Pacific young people will get the chance to discuss problems they face and find solutions when the Pacific Youth Parliament session begins today.
Kaitaia needs more local Māori wardens and Māori Women's Welfare League, not a 24/7 police base, the head of a Northland Trust says.
Distraught family members of a woman who died of typhoid say they found out from the media she had the disease. Audio
The Human Rights Commission is being accused of being ignorant and offensive in its attempts to get more Pacific Island people to complain about racial discrimination.
Five kiwi have been released into Auckland's Hunua Ranges now that the area is largely predator-free - the first time they've been there in 50 years.
A New Zealand couple and their young children in Townsville have tied everything down and taped their windows as they brace for the storm. Video
An Auckland councillor wants the Pasifika Festival held in the heart of the Pacific community, rather than the central city.
A small community near Taupo - where a house fire killed a mother, her baby and a man - have set up a home for the two survivors.
Three Auckland girls who lost cousins in car crashes are raising awareness about road safety in their Niuean tongue.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Trust will appeal a High Court judgement that upheld a decision for two other iwi to purchase Crown land in Auckland as part of their treaty settlements.
About 156 New Zealand school pools closed in the last five years - and 130 more are at risk, Water Safety says. Audio
Experts are stumped as to what the bright lights seen in the sky last night could have been.
A group of students who are on the verge of being deported say they will continue to fight their case once they're back in India. Video
Former All Black, brother, son and father Sione Lauaki has been farewelled by about 1500 people at Unlimited Church in West Auckland today.