Smith gaffe 'can't happen again'

Phillip John Smith's escape from New Zealand led to a damning report calling for an overhaul of information-sharing ...

2:52 PM  Govt agencies to pool prisoner information after murderer and paedophile Phillip Smith escaped and fled overseas.

Doctor: 'Pain is subjective'

Wellington lawyer Lecretia Seales died after a battle with cancer while trying to get the right to choose to die. Her ...

Doctor against voluntary euthanasia says most "change their minds" about ending their lives.

Teacher workforce ageing

Minister of Education Hekia Parata has acknowledged there's an ageing workforce, and is working on measures to mitigate it.

2:09 PM  Teachers over 60 soaring, and the number of younger educators willing to step up is in decline.

NZ mass shooting 'inevitable'

Parliament decided to launch an inquiry into illegal firearms after a number of cases where police found caches of ...

MPs warned of "another Aramoana" as police struggle to keep track of firearms.

'Drug dealers are terrorists'

Rotorua mayoral candidate John Rakei-Clark wants convicted dealers to have all their personal property confiscated, be ...

Rotorua mayoral candidate John Rakei-Clark vows to launch NZ's biggest drug crackdown if elected.

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Historic building boom

The simple, obvious and only solution to housing a growing population is to build more houses and build them faster. ...

OPINION: New Zealand is in the midst of an historic building boom. Across the country, building activity is at an 11-year high.

John Key's Easter Sunday headache

OPINION: The PM is playing fast and loose with the facts on the Easter shopping law.

Two watchdogs better than one

Andrew Little: National has no answers

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