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Human Rights Commission creates new uniform guidelines for schools

The launch of a school uniform guideline included Taieri MP Ingrid Leary, her son Marli Atu and Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon.

The launch of a school uniform guideline included Taieri MP Ingrid Leary, her son Marli Atu and Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon.

Police Minister announces $6m fund to combat ramraids

Police Minister Poto Williams announces $6m will go towards installing bollards, alarms and fog cannons in stores to combat ramraids.

Police Minister Poto Williams announces $6m will go towards installing bollards, alarms and fog cannons in stores to combat ramraids.

Hit-and-run victim never got to propose to the love of his life

The family of a hit-and-run victim are appealing for information on his death.

The family of a hit-and-run victim are appealing for information on his death.

Not all addresses in Auckland shootings gang-related

Superintendent Jill Rogers says two of the addresses targeted in Auckland shootings have no current links to gangs.

Superintendent Jill Rogers says two of the addresses targeted in Auckland shootings have no current links to gangs.

On the property ladder at age 23, then the dream slipped away

Louise Reddiford bought her first house aged 23 but a slip means she can no longer live in it. She owns the two-storey townhouse back from the slip face.

Louise Reddiford bought her first house aged 23 but a slip means she can no longer live in it. She owns the two-storey townhouse back from the slip face.

The 'ghost' builder: Tradie buys then flies, suppliers say

Kaiapoi builder John Adair has debt collectors after him after failing to pay several Canterbury suppliers.

Kaiapoi builder John Adair has debt collectors after him after failing to pay several Canterbury suppliers.

Microscopic footage shows immune cells attacking cancer cells

A Kiwi biotech company is developing a new immunotherapy medicine.

A Kiwi biotech company is developing a new immunotherapy medicine.

An urban apple orchard full of locals who love cider

150 apple trees were planted in the neighbourhood of Morningside.

150 apple trees were planted in the neighbourhood of Morningside.

Fancy a nap at work? So do half of NZ’s millennials

Do you ever get tired at work? Wish you could take a quick power nap? Well, you’re not alone.

Do you ever get tired at work? Wish you could take a quick power nap? Well, you’re not alone.

Inheritance law shake up: What could it mean for you?

It’s the biggest change to wills, trusts and inheritance laws since 1955.

It’s the biggest change to wills, trusts and inheritance laws since 1955.

Dilworth sexual abuse allegation trial continues

The case against Leonard Cave is being heard in Auckland's High Court.

The case against Leonard Cave is being heard in Auckland's High Court.

Govt relies on nostalgia to get Kiwis exercising

Push Play Aotearoa is back!

Push Play Aotearoa is back!

Bastion Point occupiers recall being evicted 44 years ago

It was 44 years to the day since the Government sent 800 police and NZDF personnel to remove those occupying the land at Takaparawhau.

It was 44 years to the day since the Government sent 800 police and NZDF personnel to remove those occupying the land at Takaparawhau.

Innocent families caught up in Auckland gang warfare

Police say it’s only a matter of time before someone is hurt or killed.

Police say it’s only a matter of time before someone is hurt or killed.

Going phishing: Kiwis losing tens of millions to 'cyber baddies'

Online scams are becoming more varied, and increasingly sophisticated.

Online scams are becoming more varied, and increasingly sophisticated.

Official interest rate hiked as inflation continues to rise

People with non-fixed mortgages will likely feel the pain, while savers are likely to benefit from today's OCR rise.

People with non-fixed mortgages will likely feel the pain, while savers are likely to benefit from today's OCR rise.

Government banking on nostalgia to get people moving again

Push Play, started in 1999, is returning in a bid to get exercise levels up, but as Kate Nicol-Williams explains, there are no work out rules.

Push Play, started in 1999, is returning in a bid to get exercise levels up, but as Kate Nicol-Williams explains, there are no work out rules.

Jacinda Ardern reveals meaning behind 'fishy kisses'

The Prime Minister was asked about her Mother's Day card from daughter Neve.

The Prime Minister was asked about her Mother's Day card from daughter Neve.

Co-founder of biotech company explains development of immunotherapy treatment

Dr Joanna Mathy says TamoRx already has $15 million invested in it.

Dr Joanna Mathy says TamoRx already has $15 million invested in it.

Killer Beez and Tribesmen gangs involved in Auckland’s night of shootings

Superintendent Jill Rogers said it was concerning that two of the addresses targeted in shootings on Tuesday night have no gang links.

Superintendent Jill Rogers said it was concerning that two of the addresses targeted in shootings on Tuesday night have no gang links.

Govt's cost of living payment 'band-aid economics' - Christopher Luxon

National's leader says the $350 one-off payment part of Budget 2022 is a "band-aid on a major wound".

National's leader says the $350 one-off payment part of Budget 2022 is a "band-aid on a major wound".

'Step up and speak up’ - Paw Justice's Craig Dunn on battle against dog fighting

Dunn urges people to lock their houses up when leaving their dog home alone.

Dunn urges people to lock their houses up when leaving their dog home alone.

Family hasn't used front door since son's death two years ago

Paul Daniel Pita, 27, died in a workplace accident in Auckland's Albany in May 2020. His parents Pita Tanile and Temilo Pita are speaking out for the two-year anniversary of his death.

Paul Daniel Pita, 27, died in a workplace accident in Auckland's Albany in May 2020. His parents Pita Tanile and Temilo Pita are speaking out for the two-year anniversary of his death.

Cutest sheep in the world - is the valais blacknose your next pet?

Their popularity is down to the cute factor, but it helps that they're super-friendly.

Their popularity is down to the cute factor, but it helps that they're super-friendly.

Celebrity bird gets role in second TV show

Ron Lindsay with harrier hawk/kāhu Tom which has just finished filming in a second New Zealand TV series.

Ron Lindsay with harrier hawk/kāhu Tom which has just finished filming in a second New Zealand TV series.

Charity turns around failing tourist attraction, and young lives, at the same time

The Sheepworld farm hit a rough patch during the pandemic, but was saved at the last minute by an unlikely buyer.

The Sheepworld farm hit a rough patch during the pandemic, but was saved at the last minute by an unlikely buyer.

Talking Rubbish turns south Auckland's trash into treasure

The Māngere East Family Services in south Auckland community centre recycles, reuses and repairs donated and recovered items and has a community garden.

The Māngere East Family Services in south Auckland community centre recycles, reuses and repairs donated and recovered items and has a community garden.

Team offering mobile laundry and shower find 'incredible need' in Christchurch

A new laundromat and shower in a van offers dignity to homeless people and others in hardship.

A new laundromat and shower in a van offers dignity to homeless people and others in hardship.

March 15 first responders to be honoured

A range of Commissioner's Awards will be presented to 59 staff for their involvement in Operation Deans, following the 2019 mass shooting at two mosques that left 51 people dead.

A range of Commissioner's Awards will be presented to 59 staff for their involvement in Operation Deans, following the 2019 mass shooting at two mosques that left 51 people dead.

NZTA starts six-month safety camera trial

The cameras will be used at three Auckland locations to spot distracted driving.

The cameras will be used at three Auckland locations to spot distracted driving.

Jacinda Ardern welcomes Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

"This initiative comes at a time of challenge to our region's security and prosperity," the Prime Minister says.

"This initiative comes at a time of challenge to our region's security and prosperity," the Prime Minister says.

Sector pay rises: Should you consider a career change?

Seeks latest quarterly data reveals some sectors had a pay leap of up to 30%.

Seeks latest quarterly data reveals some sectors had a pay leap of up to 30%.

Sector pay rises: Should you consider a career change?

Seeks latest quarterly data reveals some sectors had a pay leap of up to 30%.

Seeks latest quarterly data reveals some sectors had a pay leap of up to 30%.

Joe Hawke remembered as kind, generous man

His niece Precious Clark says his stand at Takaparawhau was a catalyst for Māori throughout the country to follow suit.

His niece Precious Clark says his stand at Takaparawhau was a catalyst for Māori throughout the country to follow suit.

'Huge day' as Australia flights return to Queenstown

It is a big morale boost for businesses before skiers start hitting the slopes next month.

It is a big morale boost for businesses before skiers start hitting the slopes next month.

Meat and dairy set to soar further as costs hit farmers

Farmers have issued another warning to consumers.

Farmers have issued another warning to consumers.

Kiwis losing big money in volatile markets

It comes as a crypto Ponzi scheme has been exposed by police.

It comes as a crypto Ponzi scheme has been exposed by police.

Dilworth School case: Historical sexual assault allegations heard by jury

A former music teacher and choir master is accused of committing sex crimes against five students.

A former music teacher and choir master is accused of committing sex crimes against five students.

Ardern says no scheduled Biden meeting doesn't diminish US trip

A meeting with The US President has not been confirmed due to Covid protocols.

A meeting with The US President has not been confirmed due to Covid protocols.

What changes for the user in Web 3.0?

Janine Grainger, CEO of Easy Crypto, Aaron McDonald, entrepreneur and tech investor, and Alex Sims, associate professor at University of Auckland, on the future of the internet.

Janine Grainger, CEO of Easy Crypto, Aaron McDonald, entrepreneur and tech investor, and Alex Sims, associate professor at University of Auckland, on the future of the internet.

'I've wanted to do it for a long time': Learning te reo a goal for National Party leader Christopher Luxon

National Party leader Christopher Luxon is getting one-on-one te reo Māori lessons and says it's a gateway to a better understanding of te ao Māori.

National Party leader Christopher Luxon is getting one-on-one te reo Māori lessons and says it's a gateway to a better understanding of te ao Māori.

National's Christopher Luxon lashes Government hard on inflation

The cost of living, "squeezed middle" and inflation are issues National Party leader Christopher Luxon is hearing about around Aotearoa, he said during a visit to Hamilton.

The cost of living, "squeezed middle" and inflation are issues National Party leader Christopher Luxon is hearing about around Aotearoa, he said during a visit to Hamilton.

Painter wins $275k from Iranian embassy

Wellington-based Iranian embassy staff did not turn up to court, where the embassy was ordered to pay almost $275,000 to a painter for unpaid work.

Wellington-based Iranian embassy staff did not turn up to court, where the embassy was ordered to pay almost $275,000 to a painter for unpaid work.

Ardern announces NZDF will train Ukrainians in UK

They will teach soldiers how to use an L119 gun.

They will teach soldiers how to use an L119 gun.

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Jacinda Ardern says NZ troops will train Ukraine soldiers

Jacinda Ardern says NZ troops will train Ukraine soldiers in using a howitzer gun

Jacinda Ardern says NZ troops will train Ukraine soldiers in using a howitzer gun

Whenuapai Mini Mart damaged after ram-raid overnight

The offenders drove into the store with a stolen vehicle, taking cigarettes and two tills.

The offenders drove into the store with a stolen vehicle, taking cigarettes and two tills.

AIA wants $250,000 back from small business operator after audit

AIA wants $250,000 in income protection payments from injured mechanic Geoff Bagnall, claiming he had not disclosed other income. Bagnall has taken the case to the Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman.

AIA wants $250,000 in income protection payments from injured mechanic Geoff Bagnall, claiming he had not disclosed other income. Bagnall has taken the case to the Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman.

Property owner suing council and developer over poor house build

Henry Wiraja bought his first home in the Auckland suburb of Massey in 2012. What began as a slight drainage issue revealed a much more worrying secret - his house is sinking.

Henry Wiraja bought his first home in the Auckland suburb of Massey in 2012. What began as a slight drainage issue revealed a much more worrying secret - his house is sinking.

Joe Hawke’s leadership at Takaparawhā catalyst for other iwi to follow suit- niece

Precious Clark says he was a formidable, kind and generous man.

Precious Clark says he was a formidable, kind and generous man.

Window of Auckland house riddled with bullet holes

Police say they're investigating the shooting that happened in Papatoetoe overnight.

Police say they're investigating the shooting that happened in Papatoetoe overnight.

Jacinda Ardern defends Budget 2022 cost of living package

The Prime Minister said the package and other measures were about "softening the edges".

The Prime Minister said the package and other measures were about "softening the edges".

'Concerned not alarmed' - expert on monkeypox outbreak

Speaking on Breakfast on Monday, Epidemiologist Dr Anne Rimoin said the disease is generally mild.

Speaking on Breakfast on Monday, Epidemiologist Dr Anne Rimoin said the disease is generally mild.

Queenstown welcomes flight from Australia

When a Qantas flight touches down from Sydney, it will mark the return of direct trans-Tasman travel to the southern tourism hotspot.

When a Qantas flight touches down from Sydney, it will mark the return of direct trans-Tasman travel to the southern tourism hotspot.

Youth aid team tackling rise in Waikato crime fighting uphill battle

Hamilton business owners say even after intervention from police, many youths were back on the streets in a short time.

Hamilton business owners say even after intervention from police, many youths were back on the streets in a short time.

Prominent Māori leader Joe Hawke dies

The former MP will be best remembered for his leading role in the occupation of Bastion Point.

The former MP will be best remembered for his leading role in the occupation of Bastion Point.

Good Sorts: Meet the woman sewing coats to keep dogs warm

When Catherine Corbett heard about a dog freezing to death in Ngāruawāhia she decided to take action.

When Catherine Corbett heard about a dog freezing to death in Ngāruawāhia she decided to take action.

Health Minister admits little progress made on mental health

Andrew Little says the government’s 2019 well-being budget didn’t deliver the needed improvements.

Andrew Little says the government’s 2019 well-being budget didn’t deliver the needed improvements.

Meat worker describes impact of being underpaid thousands while working for AFFCO

The food manufacturer is a division of Talley’s Group.

The food manufacturer is a division of Talley’s Group.

How reforms will change health system: Andrew Little

Health minister Andrew Little goes through the detail on the imminent health system reforms, and whether the budget spending will reach where it is needed.

Health minister Andrew Little goes through the detail on the imminent health system reforms, and whether the budget spending will reach where it is needed.

Coat-tails, thresholds and Māori roll changes in new member’s bill

Auckland University election expert professor Jennifer Curtin discusses a wide-ranging member’s bill about electoral law reform by Green MP Golriz Ghahraman.

Auckland University election expert professor Jennifer Curtin discusses a wide-ranging member’s bill about electoral law reform by Green MP Golriz Ghahraman.

James Shaw: Still more to do on climate

Climate Minister James Shaw discusses what comes next following the release of New Zealand’s first emissions reduction budget.

Climate Minister James Shaw discusses what comes next following the release of New Zealand’s first emissions reduction budget.

Australian election result a 'win for the climate', says James Shaw

The Greens co-leader commented on results where many pro-climate change action candidates were successful.

The Greens co-leader commented on results where many pro-climate change action candidates were successful.

Marine farmers could soon be able to check crops from their desks

World-first technology being trialled in nelson, allows them to track water temperature and the health of the shellfish in real time.

World-first technology being trialled in nelson, allows them to track water temperature and the health of the shellfish in real time.

Exclusive look at specialist police unit tackling youth crime

Hamilton's been plagued with smash and grab robberies, with those responsible usually teenagers.

Hamilton's been plagued with smash and grab robberies, with those responsible usually teenagers.

At least 25% of Auckland's character homes set to lose special protection

The mayor says the council's hands are tied as it's having to bow to the Government's push for greater housing intensification.

The mayor says the council's hands are tied as it's having to bow to the Government's push for greater housing intensification.

Opponents of Waiheke Island marina development in disbelief

The Department of Conservation didn't put in a submission on the resource consent despite being asked to by the Auckland Council.

The Department of Conservation didn't put in a submission on the resource consent despite being asked to by the Auckland Council.

Scale of destruction from Levin tornado becomes apparent

Some residents have been left homeless, with no word yet on how much the clean-up will cost.

Some residents have been left homeless, with no word yet on how much the clean-up will cost.

Exclusive look at specialist police unit tackling youth crime

Hamilton's been plagued with smash and grab robberies, with those responsible usually teenagers.

Hamilton's been plagued with smash and grab robberies, with those responsible usually teenagers.

Police condemn Auckland Harbour Bridge protesters for 'absolute stupidity'

Officers have arrested 11 people over the protests which disrupted traffic on State Highway 1.

Officers have arrested 11 people over the protests which disrupted traffic on State Highway 1.

Aftermath of scaffolding collapse at Auckland apartment building

The incident, which happened in the Takapuna town centre, resulted in no injuries.

The incident, which happened in the Takapuna town centre, resulted in no injuries.

Levin tornado: School grounds a sea of broken glass

Laura Sweetman and St Joseph's Catholic School principal Maria Lyne talk about the destruction caused by Friday's tornado.

Laura Sweetman and St Joseph's Catholic School principal Maria Lyne talk about the destruction caused by Friday's tornado.

In the studio with Wellington potter Karla Marie

"As soon as I stepped into my own studio space as an independent artist, I was using bright colours. I chose my signature colour as a right of passage."

"As soon as I stepped into my own studio space as an independent artist, I was using bright colours. I chose my signature colour as a right of passage."

Quick thinking and luck saved Thomas Orr's life - but not his leg

Thomas Orr is looking forward to getting back into the pilot’s seat after recovering from an accident 6 months ago.

Thomas Orr is looking forward to getting back into the pilot’s seat after recovering from an accident 6 months ago.

How often should you change your toothbrush?

Dentist Dr Andrea Shepperson with all you need to know about toothbrush hygiene.

Dentist Dr Andrea Shepperson with all you need to know about toothbrush hygiene.

Dr Bryan Betty’s tips for health over winter

With reduced exposure over the pandemic, it’s crucial we plan for the likely arrival of winter illness.

With reduced exposure over the pandemic, it’s crucial we plan for the likely arrival of winter illness.

Critics say breast screening backlog should have been Budget priority

They say even more money is needed for health workers.

They say even more money is needed for health workers.

Government to end covenants used by big supermarket chains

The covenants are used to prevent rival operators setting up near the big outlets.

The covenants are used to prevent rival operators setting up near the big outlets.

Some describing Govt’s cost of living payment as ‘rushed and panicked’

Families nationwide are still figuring out what the Budget means for them.

Families nationwide are still figuring out what the Budget means for them.

Hutt Hospital not only medical facility facing earthquake risk

Seismic ratings for others paint a grim picture.

Seismic ratings for others paint a grim picture.

Tornado rips through Levin

The wild weather has also seen Auckland’s Harbour Bridge close for a time.

The wild weather has also seen Auckland’s Harbour Bridge close for a time.

Dark skies as waterspout travels across West Coast

It appeared near Hokitika Beach just after 2pm.

It appeared near Hokitika Beach just after 2pm.

Home security camera captures moment tornado hits street in Levin

The tornado is seen tearing through Skye St, with pieces of debris flying around.

The tornado is seen tearing through Skye St, with pieces of debris flying around.

Full Interview: Richard Fitness tells his story

Richard Fitness reported an injury to his employer Affco, after suffering excruciating pain on the job, but the meat works under-paid him by more than $5000.

Richard Fitness reported an injury to his employer Affco, after suffering excruciating pain on the job, but the meat works under-paid him by more than $5000.

Waves crash as waterspout touches down at West Coast beach

The phenomenon was filmed off Hokitika Beach around 2.30pm.

The phenomenon was filmed off Hokitika Beach around 2.30pm.

Thief steals high altar cross from Auckland church

A person has been caught on camera taking the high altar cross from St Matthew-in-the-City church in central Auckland.

A person has been caught on camera taking the high altar cross from St Matthew-in-the-City church in central Auckland.

Video shows the moment a tornado tears through Levin

A home security camera captures the tornado tearing through Skye St in Levin.

A home security camera captures the tornado tearing through Skye St in Levin.

CCTV shows man stealing cross from Auckland church

The man took the high altar cross from St Matthew in-the-City.

The man took the high altar cross from St Matthew in-the-City.

Woman recalls horror of Levin tornado

Bianca Baker said the tornado that ripped through the town on Friday morning was terrifying and "like a bad nightmare".

Bianca Baker said the tornado that ripped through the town on Friday morning was terrifying and "like a bad nightmare".

Debris from tornado litters Levin street

Some people could be seen cleaning up debris in the wake of Friday morning's tornado.

Some people could be seen cleaning up debris in the wake of Friday morning's tornado.

Budget criticised by economists as 'a few crumbs' for Kiwis

Questions remain around how far the $350 cost of living payment will really go as costs continue to rise.

Questions remain around how far the $350 cost of living payment will really go as costs continue to rise.

Levin woman loses ‘pride and joy’ garden in tornado

A distraught resident is among those who have been affected by the wild weather.

A distraught resident is among those who have been affected by the wild weather.

Wild weather fells massive tree in Taranaki

The downed tree fell onto SH3 just outside of Urenui. Credit: Te Ruinga Diamond

The downed tree fell onto SH3 just outside of Urenui. Credit: Te Ruinga Diamond

Road in Horowhenua blanketed by hail

Footage shows cars driving through heavy hail built up on a road in Ōhau.

Footage shows cars driving through heavy hail built up on a road in Ōhau.

Māori Health Authority boost step towards tino rangatiratanga - commentator

Shane Te Pou says the current health system hasn’t worked for whānau.

Shane Te Pou says the current health system hasn’t worked for whānau.

National slams Government for ‘band-aid cost of living panic payment’

Deputy Leader, Nicola Willis, says money to provide temporary relief to Kiwis isn’t enough to make a meaningful difference.

Deputy Leader, Nicola Willis, says money to provide temporary relief to Kiwis isn’t enough to make a meaningful difference.

‘Temporary, targeted support’ key to tackling cost of living - Robertson

The Finance Minister has defending the Government’s temporary relief schemes, saying anything permanent would further fuel inflation.

The Finance Minister has defending the Government’s temporary relief schemes, saying anything permanent would further fuel inflation.

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