A man who donated his sperm to a friend in the belief he could play a role in the child's life has won a High Court fight sparked by the mother's decision to move to New Zealand with their biological child.
Ombudsman Peter Boshier's investigation into Oranga Tamariki will focus on the ministry's interactions with agencies like district health boards, and also whether the uplifts are being carried out in… Video, Audio
A truck driver who killed three road workers in the Bay of Plenty was today sentenced to 250 hours' community work, disqualified from driving for 21 months and ordered to pay $21,000 in emotional harm… Audio
Stats NZ is partnering with cell phone companies to launch a new way of tracking people's movements every hour, but the government says the security of people's privacy is paramount in the pilot… Audio
Ombudsman Peter Boshier has announced he will be investigating Oranga Tamariki's practice of removing new born babies deemed at risk - the third inquiry into uplifts announced in the last four days… Video, Audio
Two people have died, and three others are seriously injured after a car was hit by a train on a rural crossing near Te Puke, Bay of Plenty. Our reporter Nita Blake-Persen is at the scene. Video, Audio
An expert on far-right extremism says it is unlikely the prison sentence for a man who distributed the video of the mosque massacre will be a deterrent to other white supremacists. Philip Arps was… Audio
Wellington has added Kilbirnie to a long list of areas in the capital with liquor bans in force. But is there a better way to curb harmful drinking? Alcohol policy expert Sally Casswell joins us with… Audio