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Some New Zealand dotterel nesting areas in the Auckland region have been badly affected by the storms and king tides that hit the upper North Island earlier this month.
The Health Minister has also instructed his officials to look at what can be done to get more graduate nurses into jobs.
A lack of regulation around the sale of hives on the website could put the bee population at risk. Audio
There could be much-needed rain on the way for parched farmers on the West Coast of the South Island.
A troubled Auckland tertiary institution has failed to overturn the cancellation of its registration.
Medical students who have already hit the eight-year borrowing limit on their student loans will have to find another way to pay their fees next year.
Benefit sanctions on solo mothers for not naming the father of their child will be scrapped, the Social Development Minister has confirmed.
Labour denies it was hoodwinked over the election of the Speaker of the House this morning.
The Social Development Minister is scrapping National's plan to force social service providers to hand over personal client details in exchange for funding.
The former Waikato District Health Board chief, who resigned amid a spending controversy, racked up $218,000 in expenses during his three years at the DHB.
Foreign speculators will be banned from buying houses in New Zealand from early next year, the Prime Minister says. Video, Audio
Boosting police numbers by 1800 over the next three years is an achievable - if aspirational - target, says new Police Minister Stuart Nash.
The New Zealand First leader has met with the leaders of the National and Labour parties this evening as post-election negotiations continue.
Auckland's fuel crisis pales in comparison to problems affecting other airlines and travellers around the world, tourism industry representatives say.
An Auckland woman who stabbed her friend to death at a pamper party has been jailed for at least 12 years.
More than 340,000 people are still not enrolled to vote, a day out from the election, and just under half of them are under 25.
National's Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern have faced off in the final leaders' debate before Saturday's general election.
Two of National's support partners say Bill English is ignoring the realities of governing under MMP by telling people not to vote for the minor parties.
The retirements of long-serving MPs mean there will be a host of new faces representing Auckland in Parliament after 23 September. They went for lunch with RNZ's Sarah Robson. Audio
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders are now choosing advance voting, raising questions about the effectiveness of the polling day blackout.
The Act Party is languishing in the polls at around 0.3 percent, but its electoral lifeline - the Epsom seat - will almost certainly guarantee David Seymour will return to Parliament.
Auckland City Mission will get a $27 million boost from the government to help it build and run a new social housing complex.
ACC now says it rejects about 90,000 claims a year - 20,000 more than it originally said - but researchers say the true number is much higher yet. Audio
New Zealanders on low incomes are waiting until they need expensive emergency dental treatment because they can't afford check-ups, dentists say. Audio
Some Filipino dairy farm workers are not getting proper training and are ending up in dangerous situations on the job, a new report has found.