Motorists could be forced to slow down and sit behind cyclists until it's safe to pass, and any inconvenience "is worth it", panel pushing law change says.
Ex-wife who launched civil suit alleging negligence by law firm loses opportunity to pocket $1.6m.
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Another balmy day ahead for most of the country, while Gisborne and Hawke's Bay continue to shake off rain.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters vow to continue their fight, occupying Hong Kong's central business district despite fears police may clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
As war within Labour rages on, fires appear to have been stoked by former-leader David Cunliffe's wife, Karen Price.
In Britain's strongest interjection over clashes in Hong Kong, finance chief George Osborne urged China to seek peace.
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch chief executive Peter Davie's salary keeps rising, this year by 18 per cent to $1.24 million.
NZ's love affair with overseas online shopping continues, but the falling dollar may take its toll.
Building a great team is about more than just hiring the right people, Xero's NZ boss says.
Scientists build a robotic octopus capable of swimming in the same way as its biological counterpart.
The first images of Alamuddin's Oscar de la Renta wedding gown have hit the internet.
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One person's joy is another's burden, and we'd all do well to honour that.
Debating between renting and buying can go on forever and go nowhere. Do what's right for you.
Who needs an overpriced holiday in Bangkok when you can simply dine at Chinwag Eathai?
Almost half NZ's greenhouse gases come from farmed animals and Palmerston North-based research groups are looking at ways to reduce that.
Hollywood director Lee Tamahori scores a NZ first by crowdfunding backing for new movie.
The little girl threw a 7-hour tantrum, interrupted by a blessed hour when, she fell into a coma of exhaustion.
Forget the silver fern. Forget the Southern Cross. These flags show the true glory of Kiwi heroes.
Our own Peter Louisson has been test driving the new Audi TT at its world launch on the roads of Spain and the Ascari racetrack.
Former Black Cap James Franklin sends NZ T20 team home from India with six and four wallops of Tim Southee.
This is the "Everest of sea kayaking," but the day's peak experience will have nothing to do with a high mountain.
The new animated series Star War Rebels will fill the void for fans eagerly awaiting the seventh film in the series.
It takes a fair bit of confidence to walk on stage and talk into a microphone.
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