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The lack of government or council help for owners of leaky homes is shameful, two Auckland businessmen say.
Sixteen Manurewa families face losing their homes in one housing complex as the leaky homes crisis a toll on poorer neighbourhoods.
An international expert on homelessness is telling New Zealand to stop buying motels as emergency accommodation and instead do more to emulate Finland.
Advances in technology, such as driverless cars and skid-resistant roads, are expected to slash the number of road deaths and serious injuries in years to come.
A group helping apartment owners with repairs and litigation says the next government will face a growing crisis over substandard buildings.
A father of four about to be deported from Perth is urging the Labour Party to make Australia's detention of scores of New Zealanders an election issue.
A 12-year-old living in state care who said she was raped three times was questioned beyond what was necessary, a Family Court judge says.
A New Zealand-born motorcycle gang member who won a landmark case in Australia's highest court yesterday has been arrested in Perth.
Two New Zealand-born bikies facing deportation from Australia have won a long-running High Court battle.
The Ministry of Social Development gave information about state care abuse claims to police against victims' wishes, their lawyer says. Audio
The Black Ferns' Rugby World Cup win has sparked huge debate over whether top women players are getting a fair go financially. What about the referees?
More gaps in what is known about how safe buildings are in an earthquake are emerging, this time to do with police stations, hospitals and a cinema chain. Audio
Queensland is poised to change its trade rules tomorrow in a move New Zealand has labelled a "little bit crazy".
New Zealand's building regulator is looking overseas for more ideas on how to clamp down on poor construction.
The country's building regulator admits it needs a major overhaul after years scrambling just to react to leaky homes and the Canterbury and Kaikōura earthquakes.
The Commerce Commission has chosen not to take legal action against a steel supplier that put wrong information on its test certificates. Audio
Prefabricated skyscrapers and brick-laying robots will change the face of building and the New Zealand industry isn't keeping up, its leaders have been told. Video, Audio
Two young girls have reported being sexually assaulted by boys while in state care in Upper Hutt.
A former inmate who is suing Corrections has made public a video of his brutal prison assault. Video
District health boards in high quake-risk zones are not saying if they will audit their buildings to make sure they are up to scratch.
Almost half of Auckland Hospital's pipes, cables and ducts are not properly secured in ceiling cavities and could crash down on to people in an earthquake.
Fewer than 34 multi-storey New Zealand buildings have fully complied with earthquake restraints standards since they were introduced in 1983, including in the Christchurch rebuild.
US engineers who have pioneered designs for buildings able to withstand tsunamis are inviting New Zealand to get on board.
The number of complaints against the Ministry for Vulnerable Children has doubled over four years, with a third being upheld.
The country's leading commercial refrigeration company says the government does not care that cut-rate importers are making a mockery of the law.