Two ways of taxing capital have been suggested by the Tax Working Group, including extending the current income tax regime.
The government is marking Suffrage Day with the introduction of legislation making it easier for employees to make a pay equity claim.
New government figures show three-quarters of the amount lost by people to scammers in the last three months was lost by people aged 55 and older.
The State Services Minister is expected to turn up to Parliament this afternoon with copies of former minister Clare Curran's personal emails to technology entrepreneur Derek Handley.
A Southland community's plan to tackle growing gang and drug issues has been welcomed by a leading gang expert.
Journalists have been banned from a conference where the heads of the country's top law firms are set to discuss sexual harassment in the profession.
Two Canterbury men are accusing the Catholic Church of enabling a priest to carry out a string of child sex attacks in multiple South Island parishes.
The Green Party has its own priority list to tick off in the two years until next election, and it includes matters beyond the party's confidence and supply agreement with Labour.
Pharmac is defending its position to not fund a drug recommended to patients with late-stage bowel cancer who react severely to regular chemotherapy drugs.
A law firm is accusing Gerry Brownlee of phone bullying after a 15-minute call he made to their offices, but the National MP says how can you bully a law firm?
A Southland farmer has served notice that he intends to sue another farmer for knowingly selling him calves infected with Mycoplasma bovis.
Dying patients who suffer a rare reaction to chemotherapy are having to pay for their own drugs because their cases are not considered exceptional.
Dairy giant Fonterra is expected to post a substantial annual loss when it releases its financial results on Thursday, but as much attention will be on its future plans as on the numbers.
Packaging and other material that's been put in soft plastic recycling bins has ended up in storage, because the Australian company that was taking it has been inundated.
Former Melbourne Rebels flanker Amanaki Mafi has pleaded not guilty to the assault of team-mate Lopeti Timani.
Primary school teachers and principals are considering a new pay offer from the Ministry of Education of 3% a year for three years.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is defending her stance on a number of issues that have come to the forefront over the past two weeks, including the decision not to preemptively release former minister Clare Curran's private emails.
Vietnam war veterans say old wounds, over the way they were treated on their return to New Zealand, have reopened after they were denied access to a recent repatriation ceremony.