The Department of Conservation has been given a funding boost of nearly $11 million to keep its staff safe amid increasing threats and violence from anti-1080 protesters.
Poor conditions have caused police to suspend the search for a man missing on a Southland lake for the rest of the day.
The daughter of a woman injured when a cruise ship crashed into their tourist boat in Venice hopes the company can help get her mum home.
The National Party is confident the investigation into Treasury's claim Budget information had been hacked will prove that Treasury "sat on a lie".
The NZ Transport Agency has estimated that 87 percent of speed limits on New Zealand roads are too high.
The children of a security guard assaulted and seriously injured at Waikato Hospital say her employer does not look after its staff.
The State Services Commissioner has launched an investigation into chief executive and Secretary to the Treasury Gabriel Makhlouf over the Budget breach.
More than 100,000 cattle have now been culled as part of the government's Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
A Christchurch man is asking the public to keep an eye out for his daughter's car after it was stolen at knifepoint on Saturday.
A Queen's Birthday Honour recipient hopes his award will bring the challenges faced by male sexual abuse survivors into the spotlight.
The Kaikōura highway (State Highway 1), between Peketa and Oaro has reopened after being closed yesterday and overnight due to the danger of rockfall.
A tax on international tourists to fund conservation and infrastructure has passed in Parliament but without the support of opposition parties.
People driving between Christchurch and Picton have been told to use Lewis Pass as State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura remains closed tonight.
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A Dunedin mental health advocate is disappointed the Government has rejected setting a suicide reduction target.
Cyclists are outraged at a senior bus manager after he made a controversial social media post mocking cyclists.
The head of the government's justice reform panel, Chester Borrows, is questioning claims from the National Party that serious crime is on the rise.
After a roadside birth on Sunday morning near Lumsden Southern District Health Board says it is "important for mothers and midwives to plan well ahead of their delivery".
Christchurch will soon be home to another two e-scooter operators.