A Bill that proposes increasing the penalty for offenders who supply explosives to commit crimes has passed its first reading in Parliament.
South Island kaka have made an extraordinary comeback in a Fiordland forest since pest control started just over a decade ago, the Department of Conservation says.
Differences in education, occupation and industry and more women working part-time are often blamed for the gender pay gap, but new research shows that's not really the case.
Social workers and education, behaviour and communication support workers will be the first in New Zealand to make a claim under new pay equity provisions.
Prime Minister Bill English has denied overstating the drug test issue as a reason for young New Zealanders failing to get work.
The state of emergency in Christchurch's Port Hills has been extended for another week, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has confirmed.
MFat has set up a 24-hour task force to oversee the transition of US President Donald Trump and feed back information in real time on policies that could affect New Zealanders.
The auditor-general has released a report that says the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (Cera) got off to a good start then lost its way.
Patients seeking medical cannabis for pain relief will no longer need approval from a minister, the Government has confirmed.
Migrant worker exploitation is not widespread in New Zealand, the Government is saying, despite a report that accuses some employers of treating their staff like slaves.
Prime Minister Bill English’s cabinet reshuffle is getting easier as it gets closer with a third minister deciding his time is up.