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'Huge error': Cannabis expert's warning over medicinal cannabis prescriptions

2 hours ago

He says the requirement would be a serious mistake.

The Government announced a plan to regulate vaping, including a ban inside public places like bars, restaurants and workplaces.

Vaping industry 'increasingly agitated' by Govt's vaping stance

3 hours ago

They say targeting vape flavours would kill off plans to be smoke-free by 2025.

A witness captured footage from the blaze on Saturday night.

Whanganui blaze destroys art, causes 'great sadness'

The building's owner had been hosting several local artists.

The fire began just before 9pm.

One left critical after downtown Whanganui blaze

The fire began just before 9pm on Saturday night.

Christchurch's Riccarton Racecourse hosted the first event, four months after the mosque attacks that sparked the changes.

Gun buyback working because 'people just want to do the right thing' - police

Having a barbeque cranking and hot drinks on offer is helping.

Watch: It's an immersive and cinematic exhibition.

Inside James Cameron's Challenging the Deep in Dunedin

It's an immersive and cinematic exhibition.

They gathered for a special party to celebrate the anniversary.

New Zealand space fans celebrate moon landing

They gathered for a special party to celebrate the anniversary.

Jacinda Ardern's plane broke down for the second time this week.

PM's press trapped in Australia as another flight breaks down

Their return to New Zealand has been thwarted again.

A neighbour gives an eyewitness account of the moment the blast shook his home and he worked to help victims.

Christchurch explosion: Cordons reduced, residents return home

About 50 residents were initially evacuated.

Watch: Some waited overnight to be first into the makeup giant.

'Unacceptable': Goff promises investigation into Sephora over waste dumping

He accuses them of "polluting our waterway" following their opening.

Some waited overnight to be first into the makeup giant.

Hundreds queue for Sephora's grand Auckland opening

Some waited overnight to be first into the makeup giant.

Watch: Aucklanders think their houses are going to drop in value for the first time in 10 years.

Aussie woman offering house and land package for $58

It's a pet lovers dream.

Auckland's rush-hour traffic the worst in Australasia - report

Huge traffic jam causes havoc in Auckland city following crash

Cars are queued from the Victoria Park Tunnel to Newmarket.

More wild weather is on the way.

'Hazardous': Torrent of heavy rain to hammer South Island

Wild weather will bring slips, flooding, and dangerous conditions.

A measles outbreak caused concern in Canterbury.

Baby diagnosed with measles after Auckland trip

It's too young to have been vaccinated.

A teen girl with brown hair and a fringe.

Police looking for missing Dunedin teen Harmony

She's been missing since Monday.

Christchurch's Riccarton Racecourse hosted the first event , four months after the mosque attacks that sparked the changes.

Hundreds of guns handed over on Friday

There are more chances for owners to hand in their firearms this weekend.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she won't retaliate against Australia deporting Kiwis.

PM rules out retaliation over Australia deporting Kiwis

"Two wrongs don't make a right."

Video: Six people have been injured following a large gas explosion in Christchurch.

Before and after: Explosion rips through Christchurch house, reducing it to rubble

The contrast is stark.

The discovery of fruit flies sparked a major biosecurity operation on Auckland's North Shore

Another fruit fly discovered in Auckland

The flies have the potential to devastate our horticulture sector.