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Pilots are sleeping in cars and being paid just $5 an hour in a bid to gain the experience needed for a better job, their union says.
Wellington commuters could end up paying an extra $450 a year to bus to work, compared to going the same distance by train, if proposed fare changes go ahead.
The country's councils are facing a "perfect storm" of funding pressures and want the next government to help them out.
Young beneficiaries who use drugs could turn to methamphetamine to avoid sanctions because it's harder to detect, the Drug Foundation warns.
Repairing earthquake damage at Wellington's port will cost $340 million, CentrePort says.
Students say an extra $50 a week could be the difference between living in a cold and damp flat, or a warm and dry one.
Analysis - Sit back and relax as Michael Cropp explains the turbulent legal battle over the runway extension and its potential sky-high consequences.
A mental health support worker breached a vulnerable patient's rights when he had a sexually exploitative relationship with her, the Health and Disability Commissioner says.
Wellington's renters are keen on a new voluntary rental Warrant of Fitness scheme, saying it is a good start but it needs to be compulsory.
Nearly half of all emergency doctors and trainees report being bullied, discriminated against or sexually harassed by their colleagues, a survey has found.
A planned multi-million-dollar trial is well-meaning but futile without increased specialist support, school counsellors say.
A 100,000-person surge in New Zealand's population over the past year is putting more strain on the country's infrastructure and housing, warn economists. Audio
A petition signed by nearly 10,000 people is calling for a sugary drinks tax, with thousands of New Zealand kids needing a general anaesthetic to take out rotten teeth.
Kiwifruit growers are arguing the Ministry for Primary Industries failed to protect them from known biosecurity risks, and should never have let vine-killing disease PSA slip into the country.
About a third of inmates surveyed at one of the country's largest prisons report being assaulted.
The final report on the public's attitudes towards assisted dying is 'deeply disappointing' and more like a cowardly essay, the former MP who instigated the inquiry says. Audio
Farmers in a meeting about the cattle disease outbreak are pushing for answers from the government for what some say is a slow response to a serious disease.
Workload, pressure to meet targets and long hours are making New Zealand workers more stressed and many turn up even when they're unwell, a survey finds.
Mayors and councillors have narrowly voted in favour of asking the government for powers to control cats, including microchipping, de-sexing, and registration.
The Horowhenua District Council is apologising for saying everyone whose emails were screened by the chief executive knew about it, saying now that not everyone was told.
The Labour Party is accusing the government of dragging its heels on funding a drug which could prevent a large percentage of HIV transmissions.
The country's essential infrastructure is being run down with councils not spending enough on drinking water, sewers, and flood barriers, the government's auditor is warning.
An American family who sold everything to come to New Zealand and run a successful business for four years are preparing to leave the country for not meeting visa requirements.
The capital's fragile freshwater supply is set to become less of a worry, with hydrogeologists looking for emergency supplies under the city.
Residents living in the Wellington suburb of Thorndon should brace themselves for four years of dust and disruption.