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A warning has gone out to house hunters in Christchurch not to rely on building reports supplied by those selling homes.
An Australian IT expert says New Zealand would be crazy to adopt online voting for local government elections and would be opening itself up to widespread electoral fraud. Audio
A small South Island council denies it over-reacted in removing basketball hoops from three rural communities over safety concerns. Video
A Southland farmer has served notice that he intends to sue another farmer for knowingly selling him calves infected with mycoplasma bovis.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is being criticised for putting people in charge of Mycoplasma bovis with little knowledge of farming. Video
Key parts of the Pike River mine's electrical infrastructure could have survived the multiple explosions that shook it nearly eight years ago, the Pike River Recovery Agency has revealed.
Roads in South Canterbury have become impassable due to the poor job the council is doing maintaining them, a local farmer says.
The Australian soldier trapped high up on Mount Aspiring for four nights has finally been flown off and taken to hospital.
A battle between two breakfast cereals has wound up in the High Court in Christchurch.
A Nelson cardiologist has lost his six month battle to stop his name from being published after he was convicted of secretly filming women using the toilet.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has referred evidence of serious staff misconduct to the Serious Fraud Office, the ministry says.
Single-use plastic is emerging as one of the biggest threats to seabirds around New Zealand and the government should stop its production, an environmental group says.
If you've taken a yoga class, gone for a walk or played table tennis recently, you're in good company.
Owners of pet rabbits are fearing for the safety of their animals after revelations a new strain of the calicivirus has been in the country much longer than first thought.
Fletcher Building is involved in another delayed multimillion-dollar project, this time involving a new hotel at Christchurch Airport.
Schools are now looking overseas in search for woodwork and metalwork teachers as they struggle to fill vacancies with locally trained candidates.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has been told off by the Privacy Commissioner over information given to farmers at a meeting about Mycoplasma bovis. Audio
A lack of cooperation from farmers has made officials' job of tracing the spread of Mycoplasma bovis more difficult, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.
Today is Gypsy Day, the first day of winter and the date dairy farmers from Kaitaia to Bluff move thousands of cows to new pastures for winter grazing.
Another big crowd turned out on a bitterly cold and wet Christchurch evening last night to learn te reo Māori.
After months of delay, a plan for Christchurch's residential red zone has been revealed. Video
Some of the country's biggest fishing companies have been under-reporting their hoki catch by hundreds of tonnes, according to a leaked fisheries report. Audio
A Christchurch bank is being accused of elder abuse after trespassing a 93-year-old customer who is legally deaf and suffers from dementia. Audio
Fishing industry heavyweights have gone head-to-head with some of their harshest critics in a panel discussion in Auckland.
Farmers could end up paying $30,000 each on average to help cover the cost of eradicating mycoplasma bovis - but one farmer says he would willingly pay more.