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School mental wellbeing support programme expanded

More children will be able to access mental wellbeing support with the Government expansion of Mana Ake services to five new District...

Rare giant wētā on the move to save species

A group of rare Mahoenui giant wētā has a new home after a successful translocation to the Ōtorohanga Kiwi House this week.

IPCA finds man’s arrest following terror attack was lawful

NZ Police has acknowledged the findings by the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) which found the arrest and detention of a man...

Anzac fronds to unfurl again in memorial drive

Christchurch's famous poppies are set to be joined by some familiar fronds in a new Anzac setting at the city's Anzac Drive-New...

Govt to sink livestock export by sea

The export of livestock by sea will cease following a transition period of up to two years, Agriculture Minister, Damien O’Connor announced...

NZ prisons hear call of haka competition

Prisoners at New Zealand's 18 prisons will be invited to take part in an inter-prison kapa haka competition, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis...

Counter-terrorism bill to strengthen NZ response

The Government has introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill, designed to boost New Zealand's ability to respond to a wider range of terrorist...

Climate change world-first for NZ

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister, David Clark says New Zealand has become the first country in the world to introduce a law...

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Medsafe delays decision on Janssen COVID-19 vaccine

New Zealand's medicines regulator, Medsafe, says it will hold off on a decision regarding a COVID-19 vaccine from pharmaceutical company, Janssen, until...

Bowel screening now available in Wellington region

The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) was launched in Wellington this week, bringing free screening to around 45,000 people living in Kapiti,...

Fines dialled up for using mobile phone while driving

The infringement fee for using a mobile phone while driving will increase from $80 to $150 from April 30, Transport Minister Michael...

Govt puts bite on greyhound racing industry

The Government has today announced a review of animal welfare and safety efforts in the greyhound racing industry. “While...

New Police station for Mount Roskill

A new Police station for Mount Roskill will be officially opened next week.  From April 20, the Mount Roskill...
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