Politics

Call for law targeting coercive control abuse

Since the beginning of last year, Bay of Plenty Police have investigated about 21,000 reports of family harm - of which nearly 10,000 involved people with prior... Read More

Wahine Māori lead global public health body

Emma Rawson-Te Patu will be welcomed by the World Federation of Public Health Associations in Geneva, Switzerland, next week as its new president. She will... Read More

What to know about KiwiSaver hardship withdrawals

New Zealanders struggling with the cost of living have been tapping into their KiwiSaver accounts in greater numbers. Inland Revenue data shows that 3700... Read More

Flood damage: Growing risk for NZ’s kelp forests

Timber slash and debris from flooding events is decimating Aotearoa New Zealand's vital underwater kelp forests, a nationwide study shows. Te Whare Wānanga... Read More

NZ Geothermal Week

NZ Geothermal Week is back and is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before, with this year's theme firmly focused on helping New Zealand make the... Read More

Hospitality sales up despite economic pressures

According to the Restaurant Association's latest quarterly update, the hospitality industry experienced a 4.2 per cent increase in sales over the fourth... Read More

Crime spree lands youth in the hot seat

Police have halted an offender's crime spree across some Northland communities, successfully remanding him in custody on a number of charges. Northland Police... Read More

Rotorua activist, 95, joins Gaza protest

It's a brisk Thursday afternoon and Bernie Hornfeck is sitting on a concrete block waving a Palestinian flag outside Rotorua MP Todd McClay's office. The... Read More

Could you afford to pay for your prescription?

Bringing back the $5 co-payment for prescription medicines could see a jump in hospital admissions, a new study by New Zealand researchers says. The Victoria... Read More

Cost of living: People 'drowning in debt'

The number of whānau turning to financial mentors for help is up 40 per cent in a year as they grapple with growing debt, a new report shows. The second... Read More

Rotorua Mayor mentorship with Tuia representative

Rotorua Mayor Tania Tapsell has started the Tuia leadership programme with her newest Tuia representative, Maringi James. Tuia is a national leadership programme... Read More

Mice found: Millions of kiwifruit to be destroyed

Over a million trays of New Zealand kiwifruit that were onboard a ship with a mice problem will be destroyed. Mice were found on Zespri's first shipment... Read More