7:36 PM Legal concerns, stiff public opposition and the mayor questioning the need for 50 per cent price rise fails to sway Wellington councillors.
After months of bargaining and multiple strikes, IDEA services union members are taking their fight for better working conditions to the Employment Relations Authority.
Gun owners are being asked to donate in the "hundreds of thousands" for court challenge of semi-automatic ban.
Chief Executive says he regrets not restructuring the organisation "quicker" after receiving an all-time low staff satisfaction score.
The Household Economic Survey will also ask respondents about their sexuality.
15 min ago A dozen armed police and ambulance seen move through cordon on Napier street.
8:02 PM The Government will hold off from announcing further gun reforms until its $208 million buyback scheme "beds in".
High Court dismisses Air NZ's lawsuit against Z Energy, says Marsden refinery's pipeline risk was well known.
The Greater Wellington Regional Council has been called to review a consent allowing a company to take nearly 180 million litres a year from an Upper Hutt aquifer.
The hotel industry is bracing for stiffer competition as a wave of new rooms comes on stream.
A Wellington developer says his central Wellington billboard is the start of a "fun" campaign to keep developments at Shelly Bay in the public eye.
The former headquarters of Shell Todd Oil Services in New Plymouth is for sale.
OPINION: Different things happen depending on which microbes live in a patient's gut.
OPINION: A random act of kindness on the road was such a surprise I couldn't help crying in gratitude.
OPINION: Self-awareness is the first casualty of entitlement, as James Cameron demonstrates.
OPINION: Pat the dog, a Border Collie cross, is a hero. But his days may be numbered.
OPINION: Let's stop calling New Zealand's uplifted babies the "stolen generation".
Pip Korent was diagnosed with cancer at high school. Then Make-A-Wish made his basketball dream come true.
The 23rd annual mid-winter dip raised thousands for Plimmerton Kindergarten.
The Salvation Army in Porirua is home to a colourful new kitchen: Container Kai.
The now-revived canele almost died out in its native Bordeaux.
Isolation can be a big problem facing our elderly, but Lower Hutt marae are doing their best to combat it.
Saints move to 15-0 in NBL after tense win over Rams.
The Hurricanes v Bulls a play-at-a-time at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
Hurricanes see off late Bulls charge to book Super Rugby semifinal spot.
Sixty years ago, the All Blacks were successful but dull. Then the 1959 British Lions arrived.
Having supported the club throughout his childhood, Wellington schoolboy Ben Waine says 'it's a dream come true' to sign for the Phoenix.