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It is not just those living in the big cities who are struggling to buy their first home, a new report shows.
New Plymouth is the latest district eying freedom camping restrictions.
Parents in Whanganui are outraged the city's main urgent medical clinic has begun charging for treatment of children during the day.
Calls are growing for an economic assistance package for businesses affected by the massive slip which has closed the Manawatu Gorge on State Highway 3.
Heavy enough rains would cut Whanganui in two, its mayor says, as frustration grows over delayed repairs on a major road.
The bill, designed to end New Zealand's longest running land disputes, goes to Parliament for a second reading but hapū say the "jury is still out" on whether they'll support it.
A virtual medical clinic that has begun operating in Patea could be the future model for rural health provision in New Zealand, according to the iwi behind the initiative.
One of the country's leading aviation medics says many GPs who have patients who are pilots are ignorant about what health conditions they should report to the Civil Aviation Authority.
A powerful exhibition focused on opposition to New Zealand's involvement in the First World War has opened at the Dominion Museum in Wellington.
Changing farming patterns and "lazy" parents are hurting club sport numbers even in heartland rugby territory, club administrators say. Video
New Plymouth businesses and shoppers are up in arms about the reintroduction of paid parking in the CBD on Saturdays. Audio
A Private Members Bill to enable better Māori representation in local government has been voted down.
A huge swathe of north Taranaki is under a ban to control the movement of plants affected by myrtle rust infection.
Cultural and environmental concerns have forced a rethink of plans for a bypass at Mt Messenger on State Highway 3 in Taranaki.
The Crown has officially apologised for the atrocities it committed when it sacked the peaceful Taranaki settlement of Parihaka in 1881. Video
The airport is to get a state-of-the-art new terminal, but not everyone is happy with the price tag of up to $29 million.
Taranaki's polytech has flunked its latest report card, failing 12 out of 19 performance commitments for a range of government-funded courses last year.
One in four crew members on commercial fishing vessels have suffered a significant injury, which has prompted a campaign to address the sector's alarming workplace safety record.
Officials are warning the iconic pōhutukawa could be one of the worst affected plants and even die off completely as the outbreak spreads. Audio
The release of a dozen kōkako in a Taranaki forest on the weekend has raised the issue of new roads threatening the rare birds. Audio
Opponents of a proposed Taranaki wind farm have told a consents hearing that the project will have a huge impact on their lives.
A patched Black Power member laughed and yelled 'bring it on bitch' when his partner pulled out the pocket knife that killed him.
Whanganui's Castlecliff has transformed from a suburb in economic decline with a reputation for gang violence into a thriving community. Audio
A viable multi-million dollar redevelopment of Whanganui's Port is being stymied by a plan to introduce a ferry service to Motueka in Tasman, an investor says.
A council report has suggested moving 100 flood-prone houses from Whanganui's Anzac Parade, but residents say there must be another option. Video