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One of the country's wealthiest men has had his application to build a helicopter pad on a popular Auckland beach overturned.
The only Wellington refuge set up for migrant women and children suffering domestic abuse is imploring the government for more funding so it can stay afloat.
Hundreds of people lined up outside Eden Park today to claim Auckland City Mission's emergency parcels in time for Christmas. Video
The owners of 27 Auckland townhouses have been left in limbo after contractors walked off the building site following the collapse of Corbel Construction.
The coach of the record-breaking under 17 women's football team says their bronze medal has helped pave the way for bright sporting futures.
Residents in an affluent Auckland suburb will now have a publicly-funded uber-style service to get them to and from their ferry terminal.
A ranger who helped to save six pygmy killer whales is both devastated and relieved with the lengthy rescue efforts.
Immigration New Zealand's services have become inefficient and substandard after it shut down drop-in centres, those working in the industry have said.
People trying to contact Immigration New Zealand are waiting on average 44 minutes for their calls to be answered, as the department tries to cope with "unprecedented" demand for its services.
Court staff around the country are stepping up industrial action, as a top judge warns that the disruption and delays could cause a miscarriage of justice.
A Whangārei mother of four is pleading for a nationwide meningococcal vaccination and awareness programme after she lost her seven-year-old daughter to a rare strain of the disease.
About 1500 teachers turned up for a meeting today to discuss the new offer from government over pay and conditions.
The government's plan to bring in 600 new support staff for special education is much needed for a sector "in real strife", an educator says.
Former residents of the botched Bella Vista development are overjoyed they've reached the end of what has been a long and gruelling saga.
A company has been awarded the largest licence in the country to cultivate thousands of cannabis plants for medical research.
An anti-poverty advocate is shocked a stumbling block to compensating state house tenants wrongly evicted for meth contamination has only just been flagged. Audio
The Prime Minister has welcomed 18 families to their KiwiBuild homes in Auckland's Papakura suburb, with a street party.
An anonymous letter questioning an investigation into the death of an Auckland medical student has forced an inquest to reopen nine years after the man died.
In the lead up to the 2017 election, Labour campaigned heavily on ending homelessness, re-orienting Housing NZ's focus towards people over profit, and raising standards to ensure homes are warm and…
New Zealand should be leading the call for an independent international inquiry into the death of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, the Green Party says.
The National Party has turned out in full force at Auckland's Diwali festival today, despite leaked comments that drew ire from the Indian community.
The Salvation Army is calling for a housing shake-up to get long-term renters off the tenancy treadmill and into home ownership.
Former Prime Minister Dame Jenny Shipley has told a court that major construction company Mainzeal had every reason to trust its parent company to financially back it up, before it collapsed.
The census estimates about 800 people are living in cars or on the street but the figures are just the tip of the iceberg.
The all-women Queen's Honours investiture ceremony was held at Government House in Auckland yesterday and recognised contributions to everything from comedy to conservation.