The Christchurch City Council is proposing to issue Lime with a 12-month permit to operate a fleet of 1000 scooters at a cost of $86.25 per scooter per year.
Nearly half of all drownings in New Zealand so far this year involve people who were "kai gathering".
Otago Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker says he would be ''extraordinarily disappointed'' if the institution was reduced to being a branch office of a national organisation under government plans.
A Wellington driver was the most ticketed in New Zealand's three largest cities, collecting 149 parking fines in 2018, totalling $5855.
The government is looking at having more than half of children walking, cycling or scooting to school by 2030.
Daring footage shows the moment a "daredevil" rides into the Auckland Viaduct from the wharf on a Lime scooter after he was paid to do it for $1000.
A parliamentary select committee meeting collapsed this morning with Labour and National MPs blaming each other for the mess and wasting submitters’ time.
New Zealand's 16 polytechnics could be brought together as one entity if reform proposals for the sector revealed today by the Government are implemented.
The Government will deliver a 'wellbeing' Budget on May 30, Finance Minister Grant Robertson says - the first of its kind anywhere in the world.
The curious case of the burgled professor is no closer to being resolved, as a year-long police investigation wrapped up with an inconclusive result.
A 95-year-old Kaikohe man whose beloved pet had to be put down just six weeks ago after a vicious dog attack has now himself been attacked by dogs.
The unprecedented Tasman bush fire remains uncontained and flared up again overnight, reminding firefighters that it is "still the boss".
Fire bosses are revisiting all 80 illegal fires lit across Northland since fire restrictions were imposed in December as scorching weather and a sky-high fire risk look set to continue.
Vaping of high concentration causes the same toxic damage to lung cells as traditional cigarettes, a new study has found.
The first group evacuated from the Tasman fire won't be able to return home tonight, Civil Defence says.
Popular TV handyman John "Cocksy'' Cocks has been farewelled at a funeral reflective of the man that he was - including one last laugh at his devoted wife's expense.
First Cadbury cut the size of its family chocolate block, now family favourites Wine Gums and Jet Planes are also getting the chop.
Waikato police have issued a stark reminder for tradies carrying unsecured items in their vehicles after a head-on crash on the outskirts of Hamilton.