Ryan Boswell

01:47
Housing NZ will only lease homes build after 2000, but critics say it’s a ludicrous position in the current housing climate.

Housing New Zealand accused of making a 'mockery' of the housing crisis by rejecting homes because of their age

Judith Collins said the agency needs to look at the “dopey policy” given the current demand for state housing.

01:46
The Salvation Army is warning that people will die on the streets, unless urgent action is taken.

Salvation Army warns homeless people will die this winter unless urgent action taken

The Sallies want community organisations like churches to open their doors during the colder months.

02:07
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has fronted up over residents being forced to live life on the street or in cars.

Fleas, stock market crash and cost of rent - hear the stories behind some of Auckland's 26,000 homeless

1 NEWS took to the streets to meet some of those forced to live in parks and cars.

02:38
Those in community housing schemes look unlikely to receive the same pay-out as Housing NZ tenants caught up in the meth testing debacle.

Social housing tenants evicted over meth contamination may miss out on compensation

Those in community housing schemes look unlikely to receive the same pay-out as Housing NZ tenants.

02:02
The shocking admission by Housing New Zealand has social agencies pleading for a more compassionate approach to be taken to housing the vulnerable.

Government stands by Housing New Zealand evictions

National spokeswoman Judith Collins says each eviction needs to be looked at individually.

02:02
The shocking admission by Housing New Zealand has social agencies pleading for a more compassionate approach to be taken to housing the vulnerable.

Families with children kicked out of state housing for not paying their rent

Housing New Zealand evicted 87 families between 2014-15 and 2017-18.

01:49
Tens of millions of dollars are being spent on those struggling – but not all beneficiaries are following the rules.

Tenants behaving badly: Government expects to recoup $5m from emergency housing recipients who didn’t follow the rules

Tens of millions of dollars are being spent on those struggling – but not all beneficiaries are following the rules.

03:05
The country’s top scientists say they’re no health risks from third hand exposure where P has been consumed.

No link between third-hand exposure to meth and adverse health effects: new report

Remediation only appropriate for identified former P labs and homes where high use has taken place.

01:50
Thirty-one complaints of this kind were made by prisoners between 2012 and 2016.

Inmates at numerous New Zealand prisons accuse jail staff of sexual abuse and serious assaults

1 NEWS first asked for the information in 2016 but was declined by Corrections on the grounds that "it did not exist in a form that could be readily supplied".

01:52
Bright's home is being sold as she has refused to pay rates for over a decade.

Auckland activist Penny Bright may have ovarian cancer, asks for forced sale of house to be halted

The scare comes as council puts her house up for sale over unpaid rates.

01:47
The discovery has prompted the government to step in.

Shocking admission: WINZ had been using tents to house homeless

In the last year 20 families have asked for hardship grants through Work and Income to buy a tent to live in.

00:53
Garth McVicar wrote on Facebook "one less to clog the prisons, congratulations to New Zealand Police.”

Sensible Sentencing Trust criticised for 'disgusting' comments on fatal police shooting

Garth McVicar made a controversial Facebook post about the incident.

02:15
The Ministry of Health is planning more research into the impact that increasingly extreme and violent pornography has on the health of New Zealanders.

Ministry of Health wants more research into impact of pornography

Children as young as 10 watching increasingly violent porn.

01:23
David Clark said the Counties Manukau DHB isn't the only one with leaky buildings, after alleged funding neglect by the last government.

Clean up cost of $1.6 billion for rotting Auckland DHB buildings disputed by Health Minister

David Clark said the Counties Manukau DHB isn't the only one with leaky buildings.

00:37
The powerful opiate has been detected at music festivals, Wendy Allison says, with users believing they were taking something else.

Super-strong opiate Fentanyl detected in New Zealand for the first time

It's killed thousands of people around the world and now Fentanyl is here.

01:33
The 67-year-old was found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend after giving her imported drug Pentobarbitone in 2016.

'Rejoicing it's over' - Wellington jury find euthanasia advocate Susan Austen not guilty of assisting friend's suicide

Susan Austen was accused of giving the drug pentobarbitone to Annemarie Treadwell in 2016, knowing she would commit suicide.

01:51
The powerful painkiller has killed tens of thousands of people in the US.

NZ doctors prescribing fentanyl at twice the rate they were five years ago

The powerful painkiller has killed tens of thousands of people in the US.

01:45
Today, members of the Wellington Phoenix lent a land to help deliver some good cheer.

'Genuinely in desperate need' – demand soars for city missions around NZ to provide Christmas cheer

Members of the Wellington Phoenix lent a land to help deliver some good cheer.

02:46
Labour’s David Clark has spoken on today's bill to improve access of medicinal cannabis for people with terminal illnesses.

Availability of medicinal cannabis a step closer for Kiwis in chronic pain as bill introduced into parliament

The bill will make cannabis products more easily available to patients with a terminal illness or in chronic pain.

01:44
1 NEWS has obtained figures showing drug use by inmates is on the decline, but corrections says it still has plenty of work to do.

'We're finding more contraband' – corrections says it's winning the war on drugs in prisons

1 NEWS has obtained figures showing drug use by inmates is on the decline.

01:56
Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

Lesbian love story children's book called an 'abomination'

Online commenters have described the book as "a load of trash", "child abuse" and "trying to normalize something that's not normal".

01:56
Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

New children's book putting the spotlight on same-sex female relationships

Chaz Harris' book Maiden Voyage tells the story of the love between two young female characters.

02:26
But first home buyers are welcoming the Government's policy.

Homeowners could see their property values drop with new ban on foreign buyers

From early next year, sales of existing houses will be restricted to citizens or residents of New Zealand.

01:47
Liam Fontaine says he reacted with "natural instincts" when he pursued the man on foot.

'Pink crusader' hailed as local hero after chasing down alleged robber in fishnet stockings, fairy wings

Liam Fontaine says he reacted with "natural instinct" when he tackled a dairy thief.

01:12
Innocent Foods opened four months ago, selling organic vegan food and cold-pressed juices.

Coca Cola tells Wellington organic vegan cafe to cease and desist

Coca Cola owns the trademark for the United Kingdom-based smoothie and juice brand called Innocent.

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