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You say: Economy needs to thrive first.
COMMENT: Disabled Kiwis contending with the backwards processes from last century.
COMMENT: Keep native trees at the front of mind in responding to climate change.
Thou shall not park. Remuera agent served abatement notice by council.
New finance spokesman Paul Goldsmith is not as dull as he seems.
COMMENT: Bridges would be better to say he's a climate sceptic.
Chinese woman used fake employment letter and lied about having two children to get visa.
Incidents prompt management review at controversial transitional housing village.
COMMENT: The Greens have achieved mainstream credibility - could this be their undoing?
In the four years to June, 2017, 33,000 Aucklanders moved elsewhere in New Zealand.
The new regional petrol tax of 10 cents a litre boosted transport spending last year.
COMMENT: We should treasure the goodwill we enjoy with China, despite our setbacks.
Armed police were a familiar sight around the country while the security alert was "high".
COMMENT: Is it any wonder it is impossible to get real civic progress with the Super City?
Auckland Transport has struggled to spend its $1 billion capital budget.
Check out what each board promised.
Sepsis not properly treated in half of all cases, Maternal Morbidity Working Group finds.
In this super-friendly place, a cunning diamond heist was unravelled by a secret affair.
The four days of tangihanga end with an answered prayer: The rain stopped.
COMMENT: The wins over the last few weeks suggest a coming-of-age for the Green Party.
An internal review has outlined the challenges in finding and keeping experienced workers.
Oscar Garden was the fastest Kiwi to fly from England to Australia.
Nearly 1 in 5 patients now wait more than six hours to see a ED doctor at Middlemore.
You say: Traffic engineers know - build the roads and they will come.
Police marketing material for non-emergency number 105 costs quarter of a million dollars.
On a doorstep in the darkness, tragedy brought them together. This is their story.
High-ladder fire trucks are needed in first instance in case of a major fire, union says.
COMMENT: Everyone wanted to be on Ed's team. Everyone wanted to please him.
Sufferers and clinicians say we need better ways to manage chronic pain.
The first of two gun buyback and amnesty events in Hastings has been labelled a success.
50 years from the Moon landing, NZ truly can claim to be a player in the space community.
Funds for community good projects is more important than ever.
Global chiefs, including our own Simon Bridges, had a lot to say this week.
Letters on health insurance, supermarkets, electric vehicles and Lizzie Marvelly.
COMMENT: Ardern and Peters are playing to their strengths in foreign affairs.
We say: Appalling mess of maternity care must be addressed urgently and never recur.
Cutting all media access boosts boys' creative thinking and self-esteem.
The DHB launched a review after the deaths, has hired more staff and expanded capacity.
We say: Clergy are courageous to cross the line as celebrants for same-sex marriages.
The threat of suspension has stopped Baptist ministers from marrying gay couples.
COMMENT: The face of the city is diverse, not an older Pākehā gentleman.
A new Mayor and five new members are likely to be part of the new Napier Council makeup.
A Japanese-inspired home and a unique barn conversion turn heads in architecture awards.
Fifteen Kiwis, in their own words, voice their hopes and fears for a warming world.
The week that delivered cricket-gate, pavlova-gate, and Youth Parliament-gate.
A weekly round-up of community news and events from the mighty Kaipara District.
Govt doesn't want to criminalise drug users, but also doesn't want to decriminalise drugs.
"I still pay him, he's just not getting a pay rise for the next couple of years probably."
Comment: I believe National's plan to make climate change an election issue will hurt NZ.
Comment: New central hub will be a massive improvement for beachside centre.
Letters on a bridge in the Waitakere Ranges, EVs, the Unitary Plan and Donald Trump.
Just 77 per cent of six-month-old babies are now getting their vaccines on time.
We say: Troubling thoughts from a failed prosecution after a crash killed two young men.
111 calls released to Herald: "We're going to need a chopper real fast."
Up to 22 helicopters, two fixed-wing aircraft and crews on the ground fought the blaze.
Four inquiries are currently underway into Oranga Tamariki.
COMMENT: Is a state of emergency declaration over climate change a good thing?
Young people are told to talk about mental health - but apparently only in a certain way?
Mayor says $295 towing fee was "totally disproportionate".
We have walked alongside residents in this saga from the very beginning.
She will be meeting with Australian PM Scott Morrison and a range of other key leaders.
John Woods lived independently until moving into a rest home last year.
Letters on wasted technology, electricity, welfare economy, carbon emissions and cricket.
Christine Fletcher comment: 'Goff never gets his hands dirty and is good at washing them'.
Simon Bridges has a new toy after the PM took the capital gains tax out of the sandpit.
COMMENT: Genter needs to spend some time in rural NZ to stay in touch.
The chair's stern handling of a mock Youth Parliament event left some upset.
Monday was one of the busiest days at Hawke's Bay Hospital ED in years.
Majority of Awatarariki fan head residents unhappy with acquisition package.
Its completion has been delayed by more than a year. When will the Takanini work be done?