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Opinion: New Zealand is losing at housing, so how could we win?

An overhaul in the tax system has to be a part of the change, writes Geoff Simmons.

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Stunning footage of killer whale captured off Antarctic coast

The unique 'Killer Whale Highway' allows researchers to get up close with the whales.

He was accused of being a sex predator. Now he says he's changed.

Watch: Full interview with Roast Busters ringleader Joseph Parker

He was accused of being a sex predator. Now he says he's changed.

Joseph Parker admits his crew were no saints, but denies being "the monsters people thought we were".

'I'm trying to make amends': Roast Busters' ringleader breaks five-year silence

Joseph Parker admits his crew were no saints, but says they simply had a "brand they felt they had to live up to".

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'New Australia-land': Australia suggests uniting with New Zealand

"Right now New Zealand is doing Australia better than Australia."

Watch: Two men went missing at different South Auckland waterfalls on Sunday.

Police recover body of second man missing at waterfall

Hours after Eddie Proosten was found, another body has been located close by.

The rowdy tourists told Newshub they’ve gone into hiding over fears they’ll be attacked by Kiwis.

Kiwis 'culturally insensitive' against rowdy tourists - Plunket

"They live a different way. They see the world a different way."

Judge holding gavel in courtroom

Media personality has serious assault charges dropped

The man, who has permanent name suppression, was accused of assaulting two people.

It's summer for the North Island - and autumn for the South.

Weather: Southern Ocean storms disrupt weather patterns

It's summer for the North Island - and autumn for the South.

Watch: Two men went missing at different South Auckland waterfalls on Sunday.

Body found of man missing at Maketu Falls

Eddie Proosten went swimming at the popular swimming hole.

Auckland Transport has signed off on a new $16.5 billion ten-year budget.

Auckland Transport increases public transport fares

Prices are jumping by as much as 50 cents per ride.

Massey University has conducted research looking at how alcohol licensing trusts work and whether their use could translate to cannabis if recreational use is legalised in 2020.

What if cannabis profits went back to the community?

The model is already used for alcohol in some areas.

One of the finalists, Mike King

Top three NZ of the Year finalists revealed

All three finalists are chosen for their contributions to society.

Watch: IKEA will open its first NZ store in the next few years.

Massive IKEA rival to open flagship Auckland store

The NZ owned and operated shop will be bigger than three rugby fields.

Newdicks Beach.

Landslide reveals human bones in Bay of Plenty

A prohibition notice advises people to avoid the area.

Garner said he's all too familiar with the effects of "evil" drugs.

Garner's 'big rethink' on recreational cannabis

"We're trying to go smoke-free by 2025, so why are we doing this?"

Tauranga MP Simon Bridges told The AM Show the new report "nails" the problem.

Tauranga world's eighth most unaffordable housing market

New Zealand's housing unaffordability is "severe", a new global report says.

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Kayakers rescued in Auckland helicopter search

The pair's vessel had drifted out to sea.

The rowdy tourists told Newshub they’ve gone into hiding over fears they’ll be attacked by Kiwis.

Rowdy tourists trash motel room - report

A cleaner said their room was left "really messy" and "smelt like kids' poo".

Watch: Hikurangi was the country's first company to be given a medicinal cannabis cultivation licence.

NZ cannabis company gets green light to import stronger strains

Until last month, only low-THC hemp varieties were allowed into the country.