Earthquake Commission Minister Megan Woods has confirmed the country's largest general insurance provider is refusing to take on any new property business in the Wellington market.
An outbreak of measles in Canterbury has prompted huge demand for vaccinations, but what is the disease and how serious is it really?
A Canterbury doctor helping tackle the region's measles outbreak warns up to 100,000 people must be vaccinated.
Line workers are trapped in a sham contracting model, they say, which has them working six days a week and still not breaking even.
Thousands of MMR vaccines are being delivered to Canterbury as its measles outbreak widens to 20 confirmed cases this weekend.
Vodafone has apologised to customers for a software malfunction that wiped out the internet connection to its customers nationwide this morning.
Police have confirmed they're reinvestigating the disappearance of a young boy in the eastern Bay of Plenty nearly 62 years ago.
Two-time Olympic rowing champion Mahe Drysdale is considering switching allegiance to Fiji in a bid to get to the Tokyo Olympics.
The Government has poured cold water on a tobacco giant’s plea for tax breaks on its vaping and other smoke-free products.
The increasing cost of burials is leaving low income families with no choice but to cremate their loved ones even if it's against their beliefs, the Funeral Directors Association says.
The government won't adopt a capital gains tax that would leave KiwiSavers worse off, the head of the Tax Working Group says.
A Canadian student, denied an exchange to a New Zealand university because of her mental illness, has laid a complaint with the Human Rights Commission.
Fonterra's acting chief executive will stay on permanently, with a pay packet of $1.95 million a year, after an international search was canned.
The Ombudsman is warning government departments not to use the Official Information Act as a way of dragging their feet in response to media enquiries.
New research shows childhood obesity rates have dropped slightly, but now researchers want to find out why.
Summer may be officially over but there's still some heat to come for parts of the South this week.
Young people are being turned away from bars and bottle stores because staff don't recognise new-look identity cards.
Secondary school teachers will strike next month if an agreement on pay and working conditions cannot be reached.
Twenty-year-old Campbell Stewart has claimed his first elite rainbow jersey after victory in the omnium on the fourth day of the UCI Track World Championships in Poland.
In five years, scientists have detected more than 130 new types of illicit drugs entering the country.