Southland is now believed to be the origin of where M bovis first took hold in New Zealand because this is where the earliest known cases of infection have so far been discovered, MPI says.
The government still expects to deliver the entire $38million boost in funding for public broadcasting promised by Labour prior to the election, says the Broadcasting Minister.
Medical students say the government has "left them in the dark" by breaking its promise to lift the eight-year borrowing limit on their student loans in this year's Budget.
Instant gratification's just a click away for online shoppers - many of whom don't really know what they're agreeing to - and that's concerning, a University of Otago researcher says.
The second season of a controversial Netflix series has been labelled with a special rating of RP18 by the Chief Censor.
The Government will extend free doctors visits' and prescriptions to under-14s and also make visits cheaper for people eligible for a Community Services Card.
A former Gloriavale member says he knows for an "undeniable fact" that sexual abuse has occurred in the West Coast religious community.
An unemployed man with depression has been told to quit his free night class or he and his partner won't be able to access full benefits.
The Alpine Fault ruptures in a massive earthquake every 300 years, on average, and the last big one was in 1717. Officials are working on an emergency response.
'We need to have a breather on the bad news'. That's what Clutha District Mayor Bryan Cadogan thinks after the minister of health refused to meet with officials over the potential closure Lumsden Maternity Centre.
The Government's under renewed pressure to deliver on its promises to see every Kiwi with a roof over their head. Community provider the Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust is also feeling the squeeze.
More employees are coming forward to speak up about not being paid for work meetings, and the Labour Inspectorate says back-paying them could force businesses to close.
University of Otago dean of law Professor Mark Henaghan says delays in the justice system caused by district court judges being overloaded with work risked undermining the public's faith in the justice system.
Some jobseekers in the Tasman District would rather stay on the dole than pick apples.
The Privacy Commissioner says businesses should take great care when using facial recognition technology because there is a high risk of misidentification.
Some Uber drivers around the country are protesting today against low pay and the structure of the company.
Hamilton boxer and Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gold medallist David Nyika has had his medal stolen.
More shop workers are stepping forward to complain in what is believed to be a "widespread" problem of big-name retailers failing to pay for work meetings, First Union says
A passing cyclist came to the rescue of an Auckland woman who was grabbed, assaulted and choked while out running in the city this morning.
The increasing preference for using offshore production could push the New Zealand textile industry to die off within two years, the founder of an outdoor apparel brand says.