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The Prime Minister is blown away by her new science advisor's achievements and experience, she says, and hopes she will inspire more women to enter the field.
The owners of a Northland hotel are standing by their claims that a woman left her baby outside their venue while she gambled, the couple's lawyer says.
A Northland marae was not told about a hui being held to discuss plans to build the country's biggest chicken farm on neighbouring land.
Some South Auckland residents have been caught out by Auckland Council's decision to introduce a fuel tax - saying it's come as a total surprise.
All Blacks' fans are being offered a closer look inside the locker room and the lives of the team - but they'll have to pay for it.
The Counties Manukau DHB will extend hours in some departments as part of its response to a staffing crisis at Middlemore hospital.
Facial recognition technology is being trialled in some gaming venues to help identify problem gamblers.
Organic producers, importers and consumers have met with the Ministry for Primary Industries in Wellington to discuss whether New Zealand is in need of a national standard for organic products.
Law firms across the country have signed a Gender Equality Charter aimed at tackling the under-representation of women in senior firm positions.
Owners of commercial buildings with conflicting engineering reports about their properties' earthquake risk now have a solution - but it comes at a price.
A coroner has found an electric blanket, which was more than 40 years old, sparked the fire which killed a retired Thames man.
People living in a quake-prone Lower Hutt apartment building will have to find new homes following their landlords' conviction for failing to carry out urgent strengthening work.
New Zealand retailers are hailing the government's move to impose GST on goods bought from overseas websites, but not everyone is happy about the change. Audio
The ban on the use of Robinson helicopters has grown with Fire and Emergency joining the Department of Conservation in deciding not to use them.
The coroner has found that a serious head injury suffered by a Napier woman during a rugby league game caused her death.
First Person - Katie Scotcher thought she'd hit the jackpot when asked to interview Bert, Ernie and Kermit ahead of the Jim Henson live concert, but childhood dreams are fragile.
The number of New Zealanders using electric bicycles is on the rise with bike shops across the country reporting sales of one or two a day. Katie Scotcher took an E-Bike out for a spin.
If you want to watch most of the Rugby World Cup next year, you'll need around $100 and a decent internet connection. Video
Wellington Council hasn't ruled out reassessing buildings in the CBD after revelations that a building evacuated yesterday had previously been deemed safe by two separate engineering firms.
Several hundred people were forced to evacuate a 13-floor office building in Wellington's CBD yesterday afternoon, despite being told the day before that it was safe to occupy.
The New Zealand Law Society has released a voluntary Gender Equality Charter to tackle the under-representation of women in senior firm positions.
Many Aucklanders say they did not receive enough warning and were left unprepared for the severity of last night's storm.
Hundreds of schools are hiring a private company to run lockdown drills and help beef up their emergency plans.
One-third of Wellington city's off-street car parks are still off limits since the Kaikōura earthquake - and more are set to be closed next month.
The final Air New Zealand flight from the Kāpiti Coast to Auckland has left Paraparaumu. Audio