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Murder accused Brenton Tarrant held a standard firearms licence that allowed him to own limited-capacity automatic weapons, even after a background check into whether he was a "fit and proper" person.
A Wellington Catholic high school has agreed to take down a portrait in its auditorium of a proven sex abuser of multiple boys.
E-scooters have been allowed on to footpaths and roads without the risk assessments a transport official has said were necessary.
District health boards say that having to pay wage and salary arrears could have a significant financial impact on them.
A union believes health workers are owed more than $45 million for years of underpayment of leave and shift allowances by DHBs that are still carrying on.
Thousands of health workers may be owed millions of dollars because of years of underpayments under the Holidays Act.
Some contractors do not know how to put proper firestopping in buildings, a report by the independent building research institute BRANZ has found.
Devonport community leaders are worried a former landfill might be contaminated with firefighting foam chemicals.
An independent investigation has been ordered into the SkyPath walk and cycleway across the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
A Gisborne truck welder is accusing the Transport Agency of crippling his business while cowboy operators carry on.
Emergencies and overhauls at government agencies are keeping spending on contractors stubbornly high.
A dispute threatening a pedestrian and cycle accessway across Auckland's Harbour Bridge has prompted the government to step in between the Skypath Trust and the Transport Agency.
Developers are scrambling to keep big projects on track with construction firm Arrow Internationl in voluntary administration and subcontractors leaving its building sites.
An international group targeting church abuse is calling on the Vatican to protect children in New Zealand from sexual predators.
New Zealanders would be given special treatment in Australian deportation appeals under recommendations from an inquiry set up by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton.
New Zealand's Catholic bishops have been left to grapple with just how much more open to be about clerical sex crimes, in the wake of the Pope's abuse summit in Rome.
A convicted paedophile denies ever working for a group in Wellington that runs music lessons for children.
A Wellington primary school has suspended music lessons that used tutors without police background checks.
The prospect of tax on the proceeds of selling rental properties and second homes has public opinion split.
A leading company director is defending his review of the New Zealand Transport Agency.
A Wellington engineer has been censured and fined after an unsafe crane on the back of a truck broke part of the truck chassis.
Methanol producer Methanex has admitted using firefighting foam in Taranaki for a decade after it was banned.
The Transport Agency is warning that tougher enforcement from now on will mean other garages, certifiers and transport operators will get caught.
Earthquake-prone building owners are warning the axe still hovers over them despite the government's offer of more money to help.
The government is being too slow to introduce new regulations and policing measures on building supplies, the National Party says, as SkyCity announced its convention centre would be further delayed…