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Drought-stricken farmers are worried the stormy weather forecast over the next few days has come too little, too late.
A New Year baby of a different kind is getting ready to enter the world at the Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre.
An Auckland teenager has come into contact with hundreds of people as she says she didn't know she had mumps. Video
Christmas is often a time for family lunches, gift giving and going home for the holidays, but for many in the LGBT community, they face living rough and finding alternative ways to spend Christmas.
Set nets appear to be scratching fewer Hector's Dolphins in Akaroa Harbour, and although that's good it makes it harder to gauge survival rates, researchers say.
The family of the taxi driver killed by a driver allegedly under the influence in Central Auckland is now trying to get his body back to India to say their final goodbye.
A Marlborough crayfishing company is defending its right to drive through a conservation area with a bulldozer to launch a boat.
Most district health boards are not keeping records of self-harm at respite centres for mental health patients.
Scientists have criticised the government agency Callaghan Innovation for too heavy an emphasis on increasing commercial research.
A Wellington taxi driver has described how he fled for his life after a passenger shot him.
Military-style semi-automatic weapons, similar to the weapon used in the Texas shooting, make up nearly a quarter of restricted firearms in this country. Audio
Spending on dairy-free alternatives is on the rise as more consumers turn to plant-based milks, yoghurts and cheeses.
New Zealand scientists who are seeking answers to some of life's biggest questions have received $84.6 million in grants in this year's Marsden Fund.
It's not ghouls that are spooking some parents this Halloween, but the potential fire risk of children's costumes.
Some 35 to 40 percent of Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation apprentices leave their employers within 18 months of starting.
Two dogs have gone from a life at the shelter, to helping protect our country's airports and skies.
Communal living projects are gaining traction as traditional home ownership gets beyond the reach of many people.
A hike to the minimum wage under the new government will make a huge difference to thousands of low-income families, social advocates say.
There's hope closure is finally within grasp for the families of those killed in the Pike River Mine disaster.
For decades farmers and community groups have planted trees and other plants alongside rivers to improve waterways, but whether it's working is yet to be known.
A promised crackdown on sexual harassment by social media giant Twitter has been welcomed by New Zealand organisations who regularly deal with complaints online.
The Bird of the Year competition has once again fallen prey to a voting scandal as enthusiasts aim to see their favourite bird rule the roost.