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Watch: Why Auckland councillors still want to live in Auckland.

As provinces go from strength to strength, will Aucklanders up sticks?

These days the rest of the country's doing as well as Auckland - and maybe even better, says Kiwibank's chief economist.

PM Jacinda Ardern says bigger prisons don't "necessarily make us any safer".

Govt slated prison double-bunking - but signed off on it anyway

It will reduce prisoner health.

The Caterpillar soil compacter crushed the man.

Auckland man critical after being trapped under soil compactor

The soil compactor driver suffered the injuries on a construction site.

Culture

Police suspect three Waikato homicides were gang-related

All of the deaths occurred within two weeks.

The rolled truck that's causing a traffic headache.

Rolled truck in Hampton Downs to keep SH1 closed 'for some time'

The truck will need to be removed by a crane, police say.

Watch: Is there life on Mars? Curiosity rover finds the best evidence yet.

How to see five planets, Mars, and a lunar eclipse this month alone

There's plenty going on in the night sky this July.

He's pleaded not guilty to all charges.

High profile Kiwi personality in court on assault charges

The incidents allegedly happened on three separate occasions.

Culture

High school prank ends with student hit by a car

It began with eggs and rocks being thrown at a vehicle.

Video: Jacinda Ardern takes on Mark Richardson over women in the workplace.

Men can and should be feminists - Ardern

"They need to get on board and start rowing as well."

Culture

Can Māori and Pacific people use the n-word?

"It represents generations of trauma," says Leonie Hayden.

Newshub's political editor took a different stance to Duncan Garner.

Health Minister should have been there during nurses' strike - Tova O'Brien

Newshub's political editor took a different stance to Duncan Garner.

Watch Winston Peters discuss multiculturalism on Monday.

Peters casts doubt on US intelligence following accusations of Russian meddling

US intelligence was wrong about weapons of mass destruction, he said.

Despite more funding, many Kiwis aren't getting the mental health services they need.

Rebuilding 'broken mental health system' will take time - Health Minister

Despite more funding, many Kiwis aren't getting mental health services.

Culture

Kiwi minor released from Australian adults' detention centre

"I hope he uses this chance to turn his life around."

Mu Thu Pa and Kay Dah Ukay.

Couple killed at Muriwai were refugee parents

They leave behind nine children and a grandson.

Culture

Perth murder accused had been turned away from hospital - report

He allegedly killed a Kiwi woman her two children.

A sign at a nurses protest.

ACC staff to strike as nurses go back to negotiating table

Further ACC strikes are also planned through August.

A swimming hole.

Many New Zealand drownings preventable - expert

Two people died after being swept off rocks on Monday.

Housing New Zealand is being accused of not treating tenants with dignity or respect.

Govt could halve number of children admitted to hospital by fixing housing

Housing NZ is being accused of not treating tenants with dignity.

Watch: New Zealand is trailing in the electric cars.

We know electric cars make sense, but we need an incentive to buy one

Give us a tax incentive or cash grants - then we'll take a longer look at them, writes Lisa Marriott.