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At least seven women left widowed by the terror attack at Al Noor mosque are being given intensive help by the Pakistani community in Christchurch.
The Christchurch terror attacks highlight the pressing need for a new race relations commissioner to be appointed as soon as possible, some ethnic communities say.
The father of convicted teenage murderer Haami Hanara has pleaded not guilty to hiding his son for five weeks after his crime.
Ten East Coast forestry companies charged with causing flood-borne debris damage have all entered not-guilty pleas in the Gisborne District Court.
Over a dozen walks promoted under the Department for Conservation's Great Short and Day Walks banner are being reviewed to ensure risk assessments were properly done.
Rock falls and slips at Cape Kidnappers were identified by the Department of Conservation as a "significant" and "unacceptable risk" a decade ago, documents obtained by RNZ show.
A crucial vote on whether new environmental standards for the Tukituki River in Hawke's Bay should be delayed for a further two years has itself been delayed - after a Regional Councillor walked out…
The death of possibly hundreds of natives eels, dumped on a river bank by the Hawke's Bay Regional Council, is being investigated by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Video
A law designed to protect migrant workers from exploitation is actually punishing them, advocates for migrants say.
Facebook says the deletion of more than 100 events posted by a Wellington drag king and events organiser Hugo Grrrl was the result of "an error".
A teenager who murdered a homeless man has been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum non-parole period of 10 years.
Tender documents state a secondary listing of the Napier Port on the ASX is possible, although the council voted to list up to 45 percent on the NZX in December.
Two Hawke's Bay Regional Councillors are being accused of racism after raising concerns about a deal the council has done with local iwi, Ngāti Kahugnunu.
A wastewater pipe leaking onto a public beach from a Hawke's Bay forestry products company should be shut down until it is fixed, residents say.
Part of Napier Port will be sold to free up cash to pay for protecting the region from climate change, Hawke's Bay Regional Council has decided.
An insight into how big a problem modern-day slavery might be among horticultural workers in Hawke's Bay could be known by the end of the week.
One of Hawke's Bay's poorest communities is showing it is rich in festive spirit as it prepares to feed hundreds of people from all over the region this Christmas.
Brown, silty water coming out of Napier taps is the result of sediment being stirred up by maintenance work on old pipes, and a chemical reaction caused by introduction of chlorine, a water expert…
The full cost of removing the controversial track built up Te Mata Peak will be borne by Hastings District Council.
Political strategist Simon Lusk is threatening to take more court action against a regional council after receiving a $7900 bill to cover its legal costs.
The Prime Minister is being told she must make it clear to China that attempts to intimidate and silence academics here will not be tolerated.
A looming apple picker shortage is worrying Hawke's Bay growers despite more workers from the Pacific being brought into help.
Some businesses and farmers in Central Hawke's Bay may start rationing water as parts of the Waipawa and Tukituki rivers are already bone dry.
An early warning system alerting residents living near Esk River in Hawke's Bay of rising water levels could be on the cards after a devastating flood earlier this year.
Councillors at Hawke's Bay Fish and Game Council are being investigated for possible conflicts of interest and breaches of the Wildlife Act.