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The government would be using an aggressive tactic if it moved to veto plans for 26 weeks paid parental leave, the bill's architect Sue Moroney says.
Helen Clark is very talented but it's too early for France to formally support her to lead the UN, says the French Prime Minister. Audio
The Association of Plastic Surgeons is joining the call for tougher regulations and penalties for owners of dangerous dogs.
It should not be compulsory for the history of the land wars to be taught in schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata says, because "it is not the New Zealand way".
More than two-thirds of adults in Auckland are overweight or obese, a group set up to look at the city's environment says.
Shifting the Ports of Auckland to Muriwai would take decades and cost billions but is still worth considering, a lobby group says.
Relocating near the small settlement of Muriwai is still being considered an option for Ports of Auckland in a move the company itself has labelled "mad".
RSAs which have paid for a special liquor licence they no longer need will have to apply to individual councils to get their money back.
A second Auckland councillor has come forward to support claims that the city is not safe and its police are under-resourced.
A prominent Auckland councillor is demanding police do more in downtown Auckland to make it safer for students.
There will be no further "Rambo" police raids on the media for a long time, the journalist Nicky Hager says.
An Auckland church had to call police after men began shouting homophobic abuse at worshippers through a loudspeaker, it says.
The liquor store owner who was stabbed in the back outside his own store is too scared to go back to work, he says.
Five days after Cyclone Winston tore though the islands of western Fiji, there are no signs substantial aid is getting through to those who need it.
Fiji has begun a massive cleanup after Cyclone Winston tore through the country, killing 29 people and flattening villages.
A teenager will appear in court this morning charged with murdering west Auckland grandmother Cun Xiu Tian.
Mourners who took to the streets for a solemn march in Te Atatu, Auckland last night have told of how they fear for their safety after a neighbour was killed.
The police have a huge list of people of interest as they continue to hunt who killed a 69-year-old West Auckland woman in her own home, they say.
A west Auckland community leader is urging residents to give whatever help they can to police investigating the killing of a 69-year-old woman in her home.
More support has already been given to desperate families so far these holidays than for the entire Christmas period last year, the Auckland City Mission says.
Women's Refuge ambassador Tina Cross is working with police to raise awareness of New Zealand's domestic violence problem. Audio
A new central agency to combat cyber crime would be part of a step change in how New Zealand deals with the growing number of online threats and attacks, the government says.
The Defence Force is surprised by just how well its P-3K2 Orion Aircraft performed overseas while helping other nations combat piracy and human and drug trafficking. Video
A number of frozen berry brands have been linked to Hepatitis A cases but warning consumers which ones won't help, the Ministry for Primary Industries says. Audio
Jonah Lomu will be farewelled by thousands of New Zealanders at Eden Park, the spiritual home of rugby and a special place for the rugby star, former All Blacks coach John Hart says.