Girls’ victory after Family Court protest
Two sisters whose father wanted them in state care after their refusal to see him have won a victory in the Family Court, following a protest against it.
Housing NZ questioned over Irish prefab plans
A foreign company is rumoured to be close to a deal for thousands of houses - Labour fears locals are being left in the cold.
Wellington lobbies Govt for special powers
Wellington is lobbying for a ‘City Deal’ could include a return of revenue and greater powers to acquire private land.
Māori research wins big at awards
Social injustices that undermine Māori, and treating babies with brain injuries were among the big winners at the Royal Society of NZ Research Honours.
Politics pushes RNZ to an all-time high
Thanks partially to the election campaign, nearly 700,000 people are now tuning into RNZ in an average week – the highest in its history.
Whaleoil, ex MP, PR man to face jury trial
Controversial blogger Cameron Slater, PR man Carrick Graham and former MP Katherine Rich have failed to knock out a defamation claim by three health experts.
Independence of ACC disputes entity questioned
The company dealing with ACC issues is now owned by staff, but are there conflicts of interest?
All this National-Greens talk is empty posturing
Talk of a National-Green deal is wishful thinking for this electoral cycle and a distraction in coalition talks that are likely to drag into mid-to-late October.