A proposed school near the town of Pukekohe, in South Auckland, is coming up against opposition from local farmers and politicians who say the area is prime agricultural land and shouldn't be built on.
Dunedin's Octagon and some of its surrounding streets have been closed to traffic this week, as a trial kicks off called 'The Octagon Experience', but it has come with a few teething issues for retailers.
A Very Stable Genius is the latest book to slam Donald Trump and the Whitehouse, yet Trump's ratings are better now than they were this time last year, with 49 percent of Americanls expecting him to win re-election later this year.
The interim retirement commissioner has poured cold water on the idea of increasing the superannuation eligibility age from 65 to 67, saying the cost of the universal payments to retirees is sustainable for the next 30 years.
A survey has linked England's 2015 ban on smoking in cars carrying children to a 72 percent fall in the number of teens exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke. A similar law has been announced but not yet implemented in New Zealand.