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Price of burgers, coffee increase as food prices rise again

As NZ continues to grapple with a cost of living crisis, food prices continue to rise.

Presbyterian Church to offer future land sales to iwi first

The church will offer any future church-owned land for sale to local iwi before anyone else.

New Zealand's border will fully reopen from July

It has been brought forward from October, and includes all non-visa waiver countries.

House prices drop 2.2% across NZ - finally

The average value in NZ's largest city now sits at $1,492.807

Green Party drops male co-leader rule, adds Māori requirement

The party says it is committed to leadership opportunities for non-binary and intersex people.

Winston Peters' Parliament trespass notice withdrawn by Speaker

He was among five people who had their Parliamentary trespass notices withdrawn.

NZ gang laws politically driven and have no impact, expert says

An expert says laws are often introduced for political reasons rather than that of policy making.

Winston Peters says he’s been trespassed from Parliament for protest visit

Yesterday, former National MP Matt King said he'd been banned after being identified as a protester.

NZ has 'virtually no idea' rate of tax paid by wealthiest

Revenue Minister David Parker reveals plans to create the foundation for a "fair" tax system.

Rents in NZ have gone up 7% in just one year

The largest growth in median weekly rent has been in the Taranaki region, growing a whopping 18%.

New bilingual traffic signs for schools

2000 schools across Aotearoa will eventually have school traffic signs signs in te reo and English.

ARISE head pastor 'steps aside' after claims of mistreating interns

Head pastor John Cameron "has voluntarily stepped aside from his pastoral duties".

Fruit and vege prices up whopping 18% in a year: Statistics NZ

Food prices have risen 7.6% in the last year - the highest annual increase in over a decade.

Two Young Nats resign after female politicians trolled online

This follows an investigation into an internet troll who was harassing female politicians.

'They're everywhere': Microplastics found in human blood

A recent study by scientists has shown microplastics in human blood.

Male contraceptive pill 99 percent effective in mice trial

Is it time to shift the scales of the contraceptive burden balance?

New Zealand to resettle 150 refugees a year from Australia

An almost decade-old offer from New Zealand is finally being agreed to by Australia.

Dunedin student in ICU after falling from roof at St. Patrick's Day party

Dunedin students have been making up for lost party time with St Patrick's Day celebrations.

Protest-free ‘safe zones’ now legal outside abortion clinics

The proposed law passed its third reading in Parliament on Wednesday evening.

Australian tourists can visit NZ from April 13

From May, those from visa waiver countries and people with valid visitor visas can also come to NZ.

The Government wants to pay you 20c for every bottle you recycle

Compost collection for every home and a bottle buy-back scheme are part of the proposed changes.

National overtakes Labour in latest 1News Kantar Public Poll

This is Labour's lowest result since 2017.

Paralympian creating rideshare service for disabled New Zealanders

Barney Koneferenisi has struggled for years to get around on other ridesharing services.

Russian sanctions regime passes in Parliament

The new set of rules will give Aotearoa powers to take more action against Russia.

Most MIQ facilities to close by end of June

By the end of June, 28 of the current 32 MIQ facilities will return to being hotels.

Supermarket sector competition 'not working well for consumers'

The Commerce Commission has shared its recommendations to improve competition.

Calls for sexual consent education to be compulsory in NZ schools

Students, politicians and educators are calling for the Government to make this happen.

Rhythm and Vines Easter event cancelled

The Rhythm and Vines music festival in Gisborne has been cancelled.


‘Comically bad’ NZ-made NFT scheme ‘Pixelmon’ sparks outrage

"It literally looked like something from Microsoft Paint."