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Many developers are still opposed to a ban on the sale of existing homes to foreigners despite a slackening of the proposed new rules. Audio
As the prospect of the first national nursing strike in 30 years looms, nurses believe they have the public's support - despite rejecting a half a billion dollar pay offer. Audio
Residents of a small community on Auckland's west coast are inching closer to a formal emergency plan after suffering severe floods and major power outages.
Delays to a new cervical screening programme could put lives at risk, a union says.
Residents of the botched Bella Vista development have compared losing their homes to a funeral of a loved one.
Victims of a botched housing development in Tauranga have told the city's council they want to be paid the full market value of their homes.
Current international students who won't be affected by proposed post-study work changes could still be exposed to exploitation, advocates say.
It's the first day of winter and while some people stock up on heaters, electric blankets and duvets, hundreds of others are seeking shelter in doorways to escape the cold.
A benefit aimed at helping people find private rental homes is proving to be a double-edged sword, emergency housing providers say.
Health workers want a review into the state of the health sector to be quick and inclusive to curb the suffering of vulnerable communities. Audio
A sister of a man accused of murdering their father says her brother told the family he would rather bear the brunt of their father's violence than watch his family be hurt.
An unemployed man with depression has been told to quit his free night class or he and his partner won't be able to access full benefits.
Women authors have taken out all but one of the country's top literary honours at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Thousands of laboratory-tested animals have been denied new lives because a government committee has rejected a plea to rehome them instead of euthanise, animal welfare groups say.
The victims of a botched housing development whose homes were deemed too dangerous to live in want answers over why the council signed off sloppy construction work.
Visitors who disobey new track rules in the Waitākere and Hunua Ranges could face heavy penalties.
Northcote's by-election is a litmus test for the new government - but for the residents voting, it's the little issues that matter.
Auckland Council decides today if it will press ahead with a regional fuel tax, but critics are denouncing the move as too rushed and short on detail.
Groups working with homeless people are bracing themselves for another gruelling few months as winter sets in.
The Ministry for Social Development has apologised to a solo mother of three who was told her benefit was stopped because she had been on two Tinder dates.
A wedding party headed for Bali has been left angry and exhausted after 30 of its members were temporarily stranded in Auckland following Air New Zealand's flight cancellations.
New Zealand's triumphant Commonwealth Games team were greeted with flowers, banners, balloons and screeches of joy when they arrived back in the country last night.
Parking wardens and animal control staff at Porirua City Council will now wear body cameras to keep them safe while working.
Staff members at the University of Auckland fear it will burn thousands of books if it goes ahead with plans to close down its specialist libraries.
More than 700 large families are waiting for a state house but the government's largest housing provider, Housing New Zealand, has less than 50 homes big enough to offer them.