Petition calls for heads to roll

Horowhenua District Council chief executive David Clapperton, left, and mayor Michael Feyen are deeply divided over ...

8:52 PM  Boss of snooping council and deputy mayor must go, says petition organiser.

Political ad misses bus

The ads by ActionStation criticise Jonathan Coleman's approach to mental health services, but Coleman says mental health ...

8:24 PM  Auckland Transport refuses to run ad at bus stops criticising Health Minister Jonathan Coleman's approach to mental health.

Seatbelt message fails to click video

Freezing worker Danielle Kiriau, 17, was not wearing a seatbelt when she died in a car crash along with brother Shannon ...

7:28 PM  Big rise in numbers killed when not wearing belts raises questions over safety ads.

Barry addresses elder abuse

Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie with Maggie Barry at a public meeting for seniors in Windsor, Invercargill.

"Bad people predate on old people."

Morgan looks at Epsom run

Gareth Morgan, leader of The Opportunities Party, is considering a run in Epsom.

Gareth Morgan is considering whether to make a run in the Auckland seat of Epsom this election.

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Second meth clean-up at complex

The Housing NZ Gloucester St unit being decontaminated for methamphetamine has been stripped of carpet.

Chch complex has one resident questioning HNZ's tenancy management, claiming negligence is creating a "ghetto-like environment".

Stewart Island heritage gets $1m

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The Government is to commit $1.08m to the Rakiura Heritage Centre Trust.

Country folk welcome refugees

New Zealand punches well below its weight when it comes to taking refugees.

David Hay running for TOP

David Hay: "The Greens have been around 27 years and never been in Government. You've got to ask yourself what you're ...

He was kicked out of the Greens and came seventh in the race for Auckland mayor. Now he's joining Gareth Morgan.

Turei's middle-class hand wringing

Hands up if you are a welfare fraudster.

OPINION: Metiria Turei's benefit fraud disclosure shows lot of middle-class hand-wringing about a social group from which she is completely divorced.

City's credit card maxed out

Albany Ward councillors Wayne Walker, centre and John Watson, right, join the North Shore Times' Zizi Sparks for a ...

Auckland Council needs to consider new funding streams like overseas cities, two councillors say.

Clear choices are on offer

Labour leader Andrew Little, left, and finance spokesman Grant Robertson unveil the party's fiscal plan in Wellington on ...

OPINION: This election will offer clear choices in economic approach.

Turei: I'll pay back what I owe video

Metiria Turei says all the abuse and vitriol that beneficiaries face today is now being levelled at her.

Greens co-leader says it was now or never to share her story, as she confirms she will reimburse Work and Income.

Labour to scrap fire rule

Labour's Rangitata candidate Jo Luxton.

A controversial rule banning the use of woodburners 15 years or older would be scrapped under Labour, candidate says.

Emergency housing costing millions

A woman staying in a motel funded by an emergency housing grant. The government spent $12.6m on the grants in the last ...

Government spending over $138,000 a day providing emergency seven-day stays for those in dire need.

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Turei's middle-class hand wringing

Hands up if you are a welfare fraudster.

OPINION: Metiria Turei's benefit fraud disclosure shows lot of middle-class hand-wringing about a social group from which she is completely divorced.

Clear choices are on offer

OPINION: This election will offer clear choices in economic approach.

Council's snooping must not be tolerated

And then along came Winston ...

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