A climate refugee seeking asylum in New Zealand is taking his fight to the Supreme Court.
Figures released by the Ministry of Defence show the wages of military personnel are not increasing at anywhere near the rate of inflation.
Midwifery training has been criticised by a Coroner in his findings into the death of a mother and her new born child.
The New Zealand Nuclear Test Veterans group says Fiji's decision to compensate its nuclear test veterans will encourage others still fighting for recognition.
Some banking experts say restricting home loans regionally would be too complicated and could undermine their effectiveness in reining in the housing market.
The author, Eleanor Catton, has described personal attacks on her this week as inflammatory, vicious and patronising, but says she will not be silenced.
Most New Zealand rivers were unsafe to swim in last summer according to local authorities figures obtained by the Green Party.
At least eight young Pacific Island boys have been treated in hospital for severe infections caused by botched circumcisions carried out at home.
New Zealand peacekeepers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula were forced to take cover during a series of attacks by a group associated with Islamic State that killed at least 26 people.
Analysts are predicting it could become harder to get a mortgage if the Reserve Bank introduces new rules to try to cool heated property markets. (AUDIO)
Passengers on a Hawaiian Airlines plane bound for Auckland were shocked and frightened when the the aircraft skidded to a stop just before take-off.
An Auckland woman has been fined $3000 for filing a false declaration on the contents of a container arriving from China.
New Zealand is on target to become the fattest country within five years, according to a surgeon who says not enough weight loss surgery is being done. (AUDIO)
A new study estimates the cost of treating bowel cancer will rise by nearly 20 percent by 2026.
New research shows a considerable gap between what scientists believe and the general public's views on controversial topics.
Recreational boat users are slamming suggestions a licensing system be introduced, saying it will add a level of bureaucracy without making boating safer. (AUDIO)
New Massey University research shows housing affordability dropped an average 14 percent last year. (AUDIO)
The Qualifications Authority has confirmed it will review the causes of the surprise drop in the number of students achieving University Entrance this year.
Kiwifruit orchards in the Bay of Plenty are now selling for the same, or more, than before the deadly PSA disease hit New Zealand. (AUDIO)
Kiwisaver funds claiming to be ethical or sustainable are being urged to put their money where their mouth is, with calls for a industry-wide standard.