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A man sexually abused at a Catholic school is on his way to Rome with hopes of meeting Pope Francis.
This week marks two years since Christchurch's Port Hills' fire, which destroyed nine homes, damaged five, and forced thousands to evacuate.
The roading sector fears lay-offs and a downturn in major contracts, as big-budget projects inherited from the previous government wind up.
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has met with his Australian counterpart, once again raising concerns around the country's deportation policy.
New Zealand-led research shows unpredictable extreme weather could worsen as major ice sheets melt.
Adding Aotearoa to the country's official name is a good idea but the government has other priorities first, the acting minister for Māori development says.
Thoroughbred racehorses worth millions of dollars bound for Hong Kong have been stuck in New Zealand since July after an outbreak of strangles disease.
Cranes are being left sitting unused in yards despite a mountain of work as the industry struggles to find enough people to operate them.
An advocate team for greener buildings is calling for more action to stop construction waste going to the dump as the building boom ramps up.
High fuel prices and Auckland traffic could be a thing of the past for some as developers look at options to ditch the car.
The hopes and dreams of some wannabe first-home buyers applying for mortgages are being dashed because of credit card debt and personal loans.
It was a big part of Labour's election campaign - addressing the country's skyrocketing house prices and helping first home buyers get a step on the ladder. Video
Dame Jenny Shipley concedes she, and the rest of the board of failed construction firm Mainzeal, never sought expert legal advice on securing money needed from China.
The building of the country's largest residential skyscraper has hit another snag with weak points in the basement concrete.
Chinese investors are offering to pay for, and build, a major Auckland road.
The cost to repair one of the country's largest leaky buildings continues to skyrocket by millions of dollars as owners wait for their day in court.
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has been grilled over the letters he sent his former press secretary.
Colin Craig has given more details of how he saw the relationship develop between himself and former press secretary Rachel MacGregor while they worked together.
The lawyer of a man who stomped a pensioner to death says a judge's call for a review of his mental health care should be irrefutable.
The council processed more than 12,000 home consents in the past year but even with staff doing overtime it's not meeting the statutory timeframe.
The first apartments for KiwiBuild buyers to purchase off plans under the government's pitch to private developers have been revealed in Auckland.
The head of Plunket is countering claims staff have been told some clients' care will be reduced to a 10-minute visit to a clinic.
The Green Building Council hopes an award-winning Wellington building will show others that old office blocks can become great spaces.
The government plans to take stricter measures against wheel clamping after years of outcry over the outrageous fines that come with them.
Foreign buyers will not leave the housing market altogether after the government banned them, the real estate industry says.