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An anti-1080 activist is threatening to take Trevor Mallard to court over comments that dead native birds laid on the steps of Parliament appeared to have been bludgeoned.
Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson says landlords should be required by law to ensure the homes they rent are fit to live in.
A crew of 34 firefighters have touched down in New Zealand after spending almost six weeks battling wildfires in California.
Almost 2000 union members at the Ministry of Justice are voting on whether to take strike action after pay negotiations stalled.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that shark cage diving is an offence under the Wildlife Act. Audio
Furious commuters packed into a Wellington school hall last night calling for heads to roll over the city's chaotic new bus service.
Wellington's new $20 million Air Traffic Control tower officially opened for business yesterday.
The Otago University proctor says he fears someone may die in "sadistic" second-year initiations.
Kāpiti Coasters have got their air connection to Auckland back, more than four months after Air New Zealand abandoned the route.
A Gisborne District councillor says she's disappointed by an apology she received about racially inappropriate comments.
The Department of Conservation is warning people not to feed or approach kekeno fur seals, after reports of a pup being fed by the public in Napier.
An advertising campaign which appeared to celebrate making tenants life a misery was mailed out to more than 1600 Wellington homes.
Taranaki District Health Board is urging rural communites to be on the alert for bacteria carried in by cattle that can be passed on to humans.
Provisional figures show between 40 - 45 people died from synthetic cannabis in the year since last June - in the previous five years there were two confirmed deaths. Audio
A Wellington brothel owner is furious at banks who will not let her open a business account.
The mother of a forestry worker killed in 2013 fears industry deaths are on the rise again and says the campaign to save lives has suffered since union leader Helen Kelly died two years ago. Audio
Dozens of tenants sick of mouldy, cold and outright dangerous homes are backing a campaign for tougher laws for landlords.
A Nelson lawyer says it's only a matter of time before a child dies by suicide in a police cell.
About 4000 government employees took to the streets today to call for pay increases.
The Tenancy Tribunal has slammed a Wellington property management firm for excessively delaying repair work on one of its houses.
The government is investigating whether to place a toll on the Transmission Gully motorway - which is set to open in 2020.
Analysis - A political war of words has broken out over union strikes, with Simon Bridges claiming there have been more in the last nine months than National's nine years, writes Katie Doyle. Audio
A Wellington student has had enough of property managers who fail to fix basic issues with homes, he says.
A man who was caught taking photos of bikini-clad girls on a beach in Nelson has had his conviction quashed by the Supreme Court.
A man sentenced to more than two years in prison after driving his car at excessive speed into a runner says he will never get behind the wheel of a car again.