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Festival-goers to Wellington's Homegrown music festival today are being cautioned that over-the-counter drug testing kits can give people a false sense of security.
Goodbye jandals and hello winter boots - a cold snap and possible dustings of snow is set to rudely remind us winter is coming.
Wellington's geographic challenges mean it may be forced to lead the way on sustainable public transport, Climate Minister James Shaw says.
The mothers of two young men who killed themselves while under mental health care say that when the system fails it should be easier and quicker to find out what went wrong.
Wellington's biggest music festival, Homegrown, is being encouraged by experts to have testing available next month to screen for a dangerous drug being sold as ecstasy.
A quick thinking student advisor in Auckland helped apprehend an alleged thief after they reportedly stole items from an international student and extorted money from him.
Young New Zealand women would better embrace op-shopping if it was less difficult to do and cheaper, a new study suggests. Audio
The duck-billed platypus, an animal so strange when British Scientists first saw a specimen they thought it was a hoax, could now help in the fight against superbugs.
The air evacuation of around a hundred tourists stranded at Blue Duck Station near Taumarunui is now under way.
The German Aerospace Centre says New Zealand is a strong contender to be part of its proposed satellite station.
New Zealand's economy is growing faster than our greenhouse gas output, signalling industries are becoming more efficient with their emissions.
More police officers than ever are getting threatened with firearms and tighter regulations are needed, the Police Association says.
It will be the world's largest radio telescope, but some New Zealand scientists are asking whether it's worth this country spending millions to help build it.
Smokers wanting to switch from conventional cigarettes to vaping, or e-cigarettes, are encountering unexpected hurdles, new research shows.
The chances of a tropical cyclone forming and hitting Fiji over the next 24 hours has been reduced by the Fiji Meteorological Service.
Every New Zealander creates an average of 19 kilograms of e-waste a year.
Researchers believe music is crossing both language and cultural barriers.
From record-breaking heat to flooding and gale force winds, New Zealand has had more than its fair share of extreme weather this week.
A cricket fan is wanting a culture change at sporting events after she was subjected to homophobic slurs and inappropriate touching at a cricket match.
New Zealanders are getting hot and steamy under the sheets, but not in the amorous sense.
Virtual Reality is gaining traction in New Zealand's gaming community, but some are finding the out-of-body experience can be stomach-churning. Video
Global warming is likely to be between 2.2 and 3.4 degrees, a new climate change study says, worse than some estimates but a relief to those fearing the worst.
The fight to become a more environmentally sustainable nation is a complex issue, New Zealand experts say, and often what we think we're doing to help is actually harming.
Bones from a prehistoric burrowing bat, three times the size of those currently living in New Zealand, has been found in Central Otago.
A young adventurer has taken matters into his own hands to assist those along the Thames Coast Road.