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Police attending all home break-ins won't lead to more burglars being caught, a criminologist is warning.
The first Sikh to run for a place on Hamilton's city council has had his billboard defaced with the name of the terrorist group ISIS in black paint.
The building industry is battling with labour shortages but is yet to ask the government to let in more foreign workers.
Drug addicts paying top dollar means New Zealand's illegal drug market is being targeted by international crime networks, the Customs Minister says.
A rare and valuable painting by Colin McCahon could sell for a record price when it goes up for auction next month.
Auckland Council is moving along with its decisions on the city's Unitary Plan, having already rejected some of the Independent Panel's proposals.
Lumping first-time offenders in with repeat drink drivers who have to use alcohol interlocks could be too harsh, says a lawyer who specialises in traffic law.
Katikati residents booed transport officials at a public meeting about the dangerous state highway running through the town, near where five men were killed this week. Audio
A new, lifetime register of New Zealanders with spinal injuries will help improve care for patients, health professionals say.
A million-dollar fundraising effort looks to have saved an old inner-city church which a year ago was being considered for demolition.
The Housing Minister has confirmed Auckland's predicted housing boom won't be as big as previously thought.
Using a 140-year-old former jail for emergency housing has been dismissed by some, but campaigners say rejuvenating old buildings has merit. Audio
The building industry is struggling to recruit apprentices, and parents discouraging their children from entering trades isn't helping, industry leaders say. Audio
Northland rugby clubs insist clubroom drinking culture has changed - despite the deaths of two men who'd been drinking and smoking cannabis before they got in a car.
Brexit - New Zealand exporters are closely watching the next moves by the UK and the EU to ensure they can keep the same access to the two markets.
NZ's first prosecutions for owning and distributing violent IS propaganda won't be the last, a terrorism expert has warned.
Paving the roads in the country's largest road tunnels is nearing completion with work on Auckland's Waterview Connection on track to finish next year.
The latest climate figures show New Zealand has just recorded the warmest May on record.
Solving Auckland's housing problem is a matter of leadership and political will, a meeting on the North Shore has been told.
A man who bought university degrees and used them to get a job at the Financial Markets Authority has been sent to prison.
South Auckland residents are split on what's needed to stop dog attacks, after what is thought to be the fourth mauling of a child in four months. Audio
The Auckland Housing Accord is being described as "on track" with 700 houses built in special housing areas so far. Video
Pakiri Beach locals say they've been left in the dark by developers and iwi looking to develop part of the coastline north of Auckland.
Auckland Council hosted a version of speed dating - for dogs that need a home - at Victoria Park today. Video
A school in one of Auckland's poorest areas is calling for swimming tog donations because some families can't afford them. Audio