Meghan Lawrence is a reporter for the New Zealand Herald
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Landlord ordered to pay 32 tenants for insulation breaches
More than 200 landlords have been taken to court over insulation problems.
Excavation row: Owner 'wants to get it fixed', then consent
It's unclear how long the repair work will take at the Kingsland property.
Auckland City Mission struggling to keep up with food demands
The charity has seen a 40 per cent increase in demand for food parcels this year.
Call for compulsory seatbelts following horrific bus crash
"If the occupants of that bus had been wearing seatbelts, they'd probably be alive."
Measles could turn deadly: Now 991 confirmed cases
Health officials reveal the latest on the measles outbreak.
Doctors running out of MMR vaccine as demand grows
Vials of the MMR vaccine have been flying off the shelves at a rate of 20,000 per month.
Pensioner died alone, from hypothermia, in council flat
Bryan McGinty, 73, lay dead for up to five days before he was found on June 24.
12-year-old Max has 50% chance of dying from measles
A kidney transplant and medication has cancelled out Max's immunity to measles.
Family overwhelmed by support after special needs man assaulted in Upper Hutt
Raymond Burnside, 45, was assaulted on his way home in Lower Hutt on Wednesday evening.
'Tornado' hits waterfront, leaves path of destruction
Auckland may feel some reprieve today, but the trough is expected to move to the east.
Split-second move: Father swerves out of path of fish-tailing truck
"In my 30 years of driving, it was the closest it has ever been."
Community get a voice on new youth justice facility in South Auckland
The ministry wants to repurpose an existing facility into a youth justice residence.
Pregnant prison staff sent home after inmate contracts measles
Five pregnant Mt Eden prison staff have been sent home after a measles case was confirmed.
'A classic mistake': Coroner's decision called victim blaming
"We don't know if coroner's can be censured, but this one certainly needs to be."
Suspect in shooting of Kiwi in Melbourne hands himself in
Ben Togiai, 33, was shot dead outside a boxing event in Melbourne on March 1.
Family want charges laid after crash left toddler paralysed
"We're just angry at everything we've been going through and still no one's been charged."
Teens on road to sporting success thanks to Variety scholarships
"It was either pay the bills or my son would play for weeks with holes in his shoes."
Silver Ferns coach praised: 'Fossils' sign off in style
This 52-51 triumph seemed so much more improbable than any before.
Variety Appeal looks to remedy too many Kiwi kids sleeping on the floor
More than one in 10 children in our poorest communities don't have their own beds.
Life support off, paralysed crash toddler fights on
Amirah Najim-Phillips, 2, has been breathing for 24 hours on her own after a month in ICU.
Ministry apology: Mum of severely disabled daughter denied aid
"I've given up my entire life and marriage to care for her at home," says angry mum.
'I look five months pregnant': Patient pleads for treatment
'I've been putting up with this pain since March and they just keep sending me home.'
'Mind-blowing': Literary detective uncovers forgotten Katherine Mansfield story
Dr Martin Griffiths came across the story in a 1910 edition of The Sydney Star.
Pen-pals with infamous killer: 'Dad would've had a hissy fit'
Turbott wasn't aware she was visiting one of two people behind the Bassett Rd murders.
Queensland's $1045 cellphone fines - AA wants same for NZ
Currently Kiwi drivers who are caught using a phone get a $80 fine and 20 demerit points.
Burns, broken teeth and explosions: Vaping injuries on the rise
In the past four years, ACC has received 76 claims for e-cigarette or vape injuries.
SH1 fatal crash: Family torn apart, 2yo won't walk again
"We are just praying to God that our baby is going to stay here with us."
The most dangerous weekend: First weekend of May tops ACC claims
The first weekend in May has received the most claims for four out of the past five years.
Horror crash: 'Today is Nivek's 1st birthday in heaven'
Regrets and grief one year on from the Waverley crash which claimed seven lives.
Truckies want Kiwis to send in photos of bad roads to show Government
Truck drivers say roads are in a state of disrepair and it's a major safety issue.
Best of 2019: The 15-year-old mystery - Where is Jim Donnelly?
It's been 15 years since Jim Donnelly disappeared without a trace.
Taxi driver has nose broken in Lower Hutt knife attack
Harpreet Singh, 31, was left with a broken nose and a large gash to his hand.
'It's a wonder there were any survivors': Teen critically hurt in Chch crash
A 19-year-old passenger was trapped when the car flipped.
Michael's 'Angels': Women hailed after saving father-of-eight
Michael Vaiking, 51, was on his lunch break when he suffered a life-threatening seizure.
e-Scooters: Head injury experts want tougher rules
Almost 400 people have reported head injuries caused while using e-scooters.
Government stops armoured vehicle raffle in its tracks
Five days after tickets started selling, the Department of Internal Affairs stepped in.
New design for Harbour Bridge shared path announced
The decision comes after the concept for the path was created more than a decade ago.