NZ's best apprentice plumber Lauren Phillips, from Invercargill, is competing at the Olympics of skills-based jobs in Russia this week.
Act Party leader David Seymour's voluntary euthanasia bill has cleared another stage in Parliament with a suite of changes aimed at securing support.
The father of a child living with cystic fibrosis is shining the light on the need for expensive medicines targeting rare diseases to be government funded.
Former PM Helen Clark has sounded a warning over the country's growing tourism industry and what it means for climate change.
A finalist for New Zealander of the Year for her work with Māori smokers is at war with academics because her research is funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris.
About 150 people are taking part in a hīkoi to the Prime Minister's electorate office in Auckland today over Ihumātao, asking her to visit the site.
An increase in yellow-eyed penguins getting caught in fishing nets is pushing the nationally endangered bird to the brink of extinction.
Copies of a manifesto penned by the accused Christchurch gunman are being sold online on an instant messaging app.
The woman who accused former Kāpiti Coast district councillor David Scott of indecent assault is going to court next month to apply for a restraining order against him.
Primary and intermediate school principals have settled their long-running pay dispute with the Education Ministry.
From puff, puff, pass, to passing altogether, more young people are staying away from cannabis, with research showing the proportion of teens using the drug each week halving in a decade.
A petition has been launched calling on the Prime Minister to visit Ihumatao, which hundreds of people have been occupying to oppose a new housing development.
Secondary school principals are considering industrial action after the groups representing principals abandoned the negotiations.
The National Party's claims a new bill would lead to whitebaiting being banned in New Zealand are "absolutely untrue", the Government says.
Liz MacPherson, head of Stats NZ, has resigned following the release of a report into the botched 2018 online census.
Doctors at Capital and Coast District Health Board failed to order a brain scan for a woman with a brain tumour, insisting instead on a psychological assessment.