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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."

Free rapid antigen tests now available for home testing

The tests can be ordered online through a new website.

Teen smoking rates fall to all time low, vaping increases

This is the biggest fall in youth smoking rates in a decade.

Explainer: Historical background leading up to Ukraine invasion

You're probably wondering how we got here.

NZ scientists find solutions for the PPE waste crisis

The group hope that the innovations can help clean up the planet's medical waste.

Bill to ban conversion practices passes second hurdle

The proposed law to ban conversion practices has passed its second reading in Parliament on Tuesday.

  • 09 Feb 22

Anti-mandate protesters warned about tents on Parliament grounds

Anti-mandate protesters have spent the night outside Parliament ahead of a second day of protests.

Te Pāti Māori calls for removal of Queen as head of state

Te Pāti Māori is calling for New Zealand to remove the British royal family as the head of state.