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A woman shot in the head while her husband was killed has described how he opened a bag full of cash during a drug deal shortly before the attack.
A senior mortgage advisor is warning that the government's flagship KiwiBuild project is in danger of becoming worthless if it can't deliver.
A billion-dollar budget blowout for Auckland's City Rail Link has been partially blamed on political pressure to play down costs. Audio
The government's proposed reform would bring in penalties for builders who break the rules, changes to product regulation, and more accountability for those working in the sector. Audio
Auckland Council continues to feel the pressure of the building boom - but it's hoping a hiring binge will allow it to maintain its record number of consents.
A Hawaiian delegation has gifted a mile-long Lei to the city of Christchurch.
The prefab industry says it's at a critical tipping point, as it waits for the government's promised building reforms to get underway.
Some dentists say it is time for a stocktake of the oral health problems adults are facing and what actually needs to be done to solve them.
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.