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The New Zealand First leader has met with the leaders of the National and Labour parties this evening as post-election negotiations continue.
Auckland's fuel crisis pales in comparison to problems affecting other airlines and travellers around the world, tourism industry representatives say.
An Auckland woman who stabbed her friend to death at a pamper party has been jailed for at least 12 years.
More than 340,000 people are still not enrolled to vote, a day out from the election, and just under half of them are under 25.
National's Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern have faced off in the final leaders' debate before Saturday's general election.
Two of National's support partners say Bill English is ignoring the realities of governing under MMP by telling people not to vote for the minor parties.
The retirements of long-serving MPs mean there will be a host of new faces representing Auckland in Parliament after 23 September. They went for lunch with RNZ's Sarah Robson. Audio
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders are now choosing advance voting, raising questions about the effectiveness of the polling day blackout.
The Act Party is languishing in the polls at around 0.3 percent, but its electoral lifeline - the Epsom seat - will almost certainly guarantee David Seymour will return to Parliament.
Auckland City Mission will get a $27 million boost from the government to help it build and run a new social housing complex.
ACC now says it rejects about 90,000 claims a year - 20,000 more than it originally said - but researchers say the true number is much higher yet. Audio
New Zealanders on low incomes are waiting until they need expensive emergency dental treatment because they can't afford check-ups, dentists say. Audio
Some Filipino dairy farm workers are not getting proper training and are ending up in dangerous situations on the job, a new report has found.
People who have been raped or sexually assaulted are sometimes having to wait months to access funded specialist support services. Audio
A family facing eviction from their south Auckland state house, just a few weeks after their mother died in a car crash, will be now be allowed to stay in a state house.
The family of a woman who died in a car crash have been given a month to get out of their south Auckland state house because the lease was in her name. Audio
More and more people are sleeping rough in south Auckland, and the government's initiatives to try to deal with homelessness aren't working, community workers say.
There are fears there is a new chemical or poison in a drug that's been linked to a spate of deaths in Auckland this month.
Thousands of Aucklanders have turned out to welcome home Team New Zealand and the America's Cup. Video
Aucklanders are hopeful of hosting the next series, but questions remain over where the teams would be based, and who would pay for the development.
Police investigated nearly 120,000 family violence incidents in 2016 - up more than 8000 on the year before.
More people were diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand last year than in any year since records began in 1985. Audio
The accommodation supplement will be increased but Te Puea Marae's Hurimoana Dennis, who has helped the homeless, doubts how much it will do for families struggling with a gamut of problems.
Up to 300,000 people a year may be missing out on ACC cover, treatment or support, the lead author of a new report says.
Many low income families are trapped in a cycle of poverty, because they are burdened with debts they're struggling to pay off, say anti-poverty advocates.