Firewalls are closing in on mobile use in schools, including Palmerston's East Otago High where a no phone zone has been declared.
Labour MP Meka Whaitiri has been accused of "manhandling" her new ministerial press secretary in a confrontation this week, RNZ has been told.
The New Zealand promoter for former US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning expects a special visa to be granted in time for her speaking events next month.
More than 20 staff have laid formal complaints against a single store manager at a branch of The Warehouse, saying they feel bullied and demeaned.
Tawaki - or Fiordland crested penguins - can cover up to 7000km in eight weeks while they fatten up for moulting season, new research reveals.
Conquerer of Mt Everest, philanthropist and now fashion icon - Sir Edmund Hillary's grandchildren took to the catwalk to parade a line of clothing inspired by the great New Zealander.
Māori students studying medicine at the University of Otago say they are fed up with the ignorance they face over the way they are selected into their second year of study. 🔊AUDIO
The Defence Force told the Australian military it had contaminated water at its bases months before it alerted the NZ public for the first time, emails released under the Official Information Act show.
NZ's standings in the influential PISA rankings for reading, maths and science are suffering because more than a quarter of the Kiwi teenagers who sit the exam don't take it seriously, a new study says.
National wants the government to deny ex-US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning entry to New Zealand.
A renter who has had to move his family six times in two years is scathing about how the current rental market works for tenants.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern rejects accusations she had any influence over the Speaker's decision to halt an inquiry into the leak of the National leader's expenses.
A Canterbury water bottling company has been forced to stop taking groundwater after the regional council learned it had breached its consent conditions.
Police are warning of a new scam in which the caller claims to be from the police and Spark and tries to access victims' computers and bank accounts.
Efforts to fix a leaning, rotten power pole in Dunedin this week has been labelled as a public relations exercise.
A high country farmer says there should be compensation for landholders affected by increasing visitor numbers.
New Zealand First's loyalty to the racing industry has galloped beyond tax breaks for good-looking race horses to include several all-weather race tracks for the industry.
The remains of 27 New Zealand servicemen who served in Southeast Asia between 1955 and 1971 finally returned home yesterday.
Federated Farmers is calling the animal advocacy group SAFE a group of "vegan fundamentalists" after the publication of drone footage of feedlots in South Canterbury.
A report shows New Zealand shoppers are among the keenest to seek out specials, but Consumer NZ says specials are used so much claimed savings are at times questionable.