No lockdown rethink until Friday
After another day of zero Covid-19 cases, Chris Hipkins says the earliest alert level 3 in Auckland could lift would be Friday, when Cabinet meets to discuss it.
Two police dogs were carried over broken glass by their handler after a fleeing driver smashed into several vehicles.
It was an emotional moment for the owners who sold their humble bach at Whangarei Heads after 52 years. But it went for $1.505 million.
One of theAustralia's most senior government ministers has denied allegations that he raped a girl in 1988 without specifying the exact allegations.
Ten shore plovers are being held at wildlife sanctuaries after three were killed by a stoat, but will have to return soon due to a lack of space.
The site of the Rena wreck is to become a protected reef as the Mōtītī Protection Area is established.
Confused messaging might have caused isolation orders to be breached by people linked to Papatoetoe cluster, law professor says, as Government reveals it won't discuss changing alert levels until Friday.
A Kiribati expatriate who has called NZ home for the past 10 years is struggling to get his son a Kiwi passport.
Chris Hipkins says Brian and Hannah Tamaki "sneaking" out of Auckland hours before level 3 came into force put others at risk unnecessarily.
The tax-free charitable trust behind the Gloriavale Christian Community has previously been investigated and cleared by Charities Services.
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Six recent returnees from Auckland are self-isolating but schools and businesses have been allowed to reopen.
The Australian environment minister has updated the nation's threatened species list to reveal another dozen animals have been declared extinct.
The new US president's administration has shown it is willing to back up words with actions in dealing with both Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Forecast models suggest cyclone off Queensland will miss New Zealand.
App icon reportedly tweaked because previous image looked like the fascist dictator's toothbrush mustache.
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The 32,000km round trip to transport 30 Norwegian scientists from Antarctica back to Oslo involves six pilots, 13 crew and one flight engineer.
While most regions are suffering without international tourists, four have bucked the trend.
New data offers insight into customer concerns about banks.
The carrier wanted crew flying North American routes to layover in Honolulu to reduce Covid risks.
Minister indicates regulation possible if internet giants don't agree to help fund media.
The jump in prices reflects high demand for New Zealand dairy as the season comes to an end, says economist.
Michael Reps' given community sentence for Pegasus Markets deception.
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Swifter ideas are needed to make alternatives to car travel more attractive, says Auckland reporter Todd Niall.
New government report challenges an industry study concluding our beef and lamb farms are nearly carbon-neutral.
The Matamata-Piako District Council is looking at establishing Māori Wards for the 2022 election.
From solar power farms to nurseries and tribal reservoirs, Waikato-Tainui is making plans to cope with a changed Earth.
Te reo was his grandmother's first language, but she would be hit for speaking it at school.
Muna Wharawhara is a believer in the power of honest conversations. And now's the time for Hamilton to have one about its past and future, he says.
Leaders say testing should be prioritised in Māori communities regardless of symptoms or contact with Covid-19 cases, to create a sense of safety.
Harry Martin Lane’s time as a street in the Wainuiomata shopping precinct was shorter than its namesake’s one-year tenure as mayor.
Cultural expectations of marriage and children are pushing ethnic youth to remain silent about their identity, AUT Uni research says.
"This is where I want to be", says the new Chiefs No 10, born and raised in Waikato, who starts in coach Clayton McMillan's first team.
For four years the Black Ferns players have dreamed of a Rugby World Cup on home soil. Now they must wait until 2022.
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And it's all down to charity - check out the fabulous playroom living area Evie Kemp co-ordinated for the Auckland women's refuge, Te Whānau Rangimarie.
Henry Wright thought women should stick to emptying slops, not politics. The woman now selling his Gothic-style Wellington villa disagrees.
A Canterbury man trying to sell his elderly mother’s home says the process has been hamstrung by incompetency during the initial build.
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Earlier this week, Hilaria and Alec Baldwin made their surprising baby announcement, sharing, "We are so in love with our daughter, Lucia."
Award-winning Australian comedian Rhys Nicholson will join host RuPaul and Michelle Visage on the panel.
We are back into level 3, and this one feels a bit more serious than the previous three-day lockdown. Here is a quick reminder as to what you can and can’t do with your cars.
Sales of new cars continue to surge as last month saw the most registrations ever for a February. And, yes, the Hilux is back on top too.
Champion Kiwi BMX rider Jed Mildon has mastered some amazing stunts, riding up ramps and doing gravity-defying flips and spins on his bike.
Sam grew up in a hunting family and has learned how to safely shoot a gun. He even hunts for food!
In January 1964, Charles Aberhart visited a known cruising spot in Hagley Park. It cost him his life.
Leighton's wife didn't recognise him, and his daughters were ashamed. But he survived.
He's hot property in Hollywood, but even Jemaine Clement still has self-doubt.
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