About 50 demonstrators held a vocal protest outside the opening of the National Party conference in Christchurch.
US report exposes NZ as a "destination" for people subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking.
Government signs off on contract for Christchurch's new $72m outpatient facility.
OIO demand for more information forces a delay in $261m Silver Fern Farms-Shanghai Maling deal.
Is NZ Labour following their UK counterpart, shutting out the working class in favour of city-slicker liberals?
Some things are worth the wait - Customs Minister doesn't want to rush.
Daniel Bindner's life collapsed. And in New Zealand there is a ''huge population'' of people ''struggling to keep it together''.
A Wellington employment training centre loses Government contract because it did not focus on specific trades.
Kiwis face $15-a-week hike as landlords adjust to laws requiring properties to be insulated within three years.
"Decisions are being made in closed workshops where no minutes are taken."
The Government has rejected the crisis helpline's appeals for funding, which is now asking for public donations.
Minister denies trade negotiator offer, but admits extending an offer of help to the UK.
"There is massive public interest in understanding what Facebook, Vodafone and Google are doing."
Information watchdog gives health sector a hurry along on public database of surgeons' individual safety records.
OPINION: Tax expert John Shewan has produced a lucid inquiry into New Zealand's foreign trust regime.
OPINION: You would think there's enough evidence from around the world of how tired voters are getting with politics.
The man who killed Louisa Damodran, 6, in 1986 accepts he is not ready for release.
Lower Hutt man's collection of historical documents ranges from Charles I to Charlie Chaplin.
NZ's top cop says he will not reopen the community kiosks until he's sure those who work there can be safe.
The Government alone can't solve the issue of homelessness, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says.
OPINION: With new evidence linking Malcolm Rewa with Susan Burdett's murder, police must now bring justice.
Police: No 'exceptional circumstances' to charge Malcolm Rewa with murder after Teina Pora's conviction was quashed
Police accept Teina Pora didn't murder Susan Burdett, but say they don't have a case against the likely killer.
There's a worrying problem posing a serious and growing threat to our sea, land, wildlife and economy.
Inland Revenue declines to release views on rate change, citing "taxpayer secrecy".
If "hospitals were killing patients they'd be shut down" but schools failing students carry on.
In extreme cases of cyber-bullying, what does the law say?
Housing New Zealand is wasting millions of dollars on vacating and cleaning P "contaminated" houses, expert says.
Perhaps today wasn't the best day for John Key to call up his mate David Cameron.
Melanoma sufferers who lobbied hard for the drug Keytruda to be publicly funded may get their wish soon.
Paula Bennett says a damning Ombudsman's report into the MFAT inquiry, merely pointed out "procedural issues".
They could be allowed to look for information that suspected criminals share through social media.
Five NZ Army troops are accused of drug offences while on humanitarian duty in Fiji.
Prime Minister John Key was talking about a $20 departure tax to fund regional tourism pressures at a recent visit to Taupo.
Calls afoot to rename "boring" State Highway 1 after iconic explorer but are plans on a road to nowhere?
How urgent is an extension to anti-money laundering law?
Korean reports allege the Kiwi obstructed police from arresting his friends on suspicion of molesting a female bar worker.
Our courts want to keep people out of jail so, of course, you're going to get crims cutting off their ankle bracelets, says Minister.
No Kiwis have yet relocated under the scheme which pays homeless families up to $5k to leave Auckland.
John Key says the two countries can work together, but rules out joint trade agreements.
The Government is looking at new exemptions for foreign buyers of NZ's sensitive land.
An overspend of almost $500,000 at Mapua Wharf was "necessary and prudent", says a council report on the matter.
PM says National list MP has foreign affairs "expertise" that keeps him busy around the country.
The brutal killing of Moko at the hands of his caregivers sparked national outrage. Why wasn't it murder?
Conservation group Forest & Bird will go to court to protect the set up of the Kermadec ocean sanctuary.
John Key accepts foreign trust rules need a radical overhaul following warnings not enough's being done to counter money laundering.
OPINION: Three year old Moko has become a political symbol.
Exempting electric vehicles from road tolls on Auckland motorways an 'interesting question', minister says.
Official leaves two years early, as office deals with requests dating back six years.
"It's something I have been thinking about for a long time but I felt I still had some things to do."
The Azim family is safe after leaving war-torn Afghanistan, but there is room to save many more families.
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