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Six kilometres of dangerous median barriers remain on Wellington roads despite a report three years ago calling for them to be replaced.
The man who broke a Len Lye sculpture on Wellington's waterfront last year has been fined and ordered to do community service.
A Canadian student, denied an exchange to Victoria University because of her mental illness, has laid a complaint with the Human Rights Commission.
Banks will need to loosen their grip on customers' private data as New Zealand edges toward open banking.
New figures show two thirds of the dangerous airbags found in about 80,000 cars in New Zealand have been replaced, but consumer advocates are warning the rest will be the hardest to reach.
Despite a national need for builders, some Christchurch building companies are so desperate for work they are cutting margins to the point they are not making any money, they say.
Building industry experts say news the government won't hit its 1000-home KiwiBuild target isn't surprising, and here's why. Audio
Victoria University told a Canadian exchange student it didn't want her to come after she revealed she had a mental illness.
Multiple government departments have breached the State Services code of conduct according to an investigation into 131 departments and their use of external security consultants.
The Justice Sector's chief science advisor has singled early intervention out as a crucial way to combat New Zealand's staggering family violence statistics.
Hundreds of people have swum at a popular Lower Hutt pool in the past two months without knowing its roof would be at high risk in an earthquake.
Water Safety New Zealand is calling for a dramatic increase in school swim programmes to help tackle New Zealand's high drowning statistics.
Trucking companies are competing for big contracts at the expense of their staff, a truck driver's union has warned.
Lawyers are warning more needs to be done to stop migrants from losing millions of dollars in property disputes.
The furniture industry is facing changes with the government looking at whether it should ban a widely-used highly flammable foam filling.
The government has announced it will match a philanthropist's $50 million donation to build Wellington's new children's hospital.
A recent study showing women make up only a quarter of board members in the private sector has prompted a debate on whether mandatory quotas should be introduced to bring the number up.
A woman denied a post-study work visa says she's baffled by the Immigration department's decision not to let her stay in the country.
Jacinda Ardern has ruled out any new regional fuel tax while she's Prime Minister, in a spontaneous declaration in Parliament this afternoon.
National standards and charter schools are one step closer to being dropped after the Education Amendment Bill passed its third reading today.
The government is deciding whether to introduce a "national interest" clause to the Overseas Investment Act.
A New Zealander has been elected to lead the top body for emergency medicine for the first time in the group's 35 year history.
The prolific use of herbicides is contributing to antibiotic resistance at rates faster than first thought, a new study shows.
A Wellington pharmacy has been robbed at knife-point twice in six days.
The government needs to pass legislation banning discrimination against overweight people, a health expert says.