It sounds wrong, as well as expensive, but every single day New Zealanders are paying taxes based on taxes.
A complaint which argued a Breast Cancer Foundation advert was too explicit has been dismissed by the Advertising Standards Authority
There's growing controversy over a surgical treatment for fibroids - growths on the wall of the womb, which affect 40 percent of women.
Thousands of people are expected in the Auckland suburb of Pt Chevalier this weekend to check out The Block open homes.
The New Zealand dollar declined to a week-low after data showed inflation accelerated at a slower than expected pace in the third quarter.
Campbell Live experimented to see if the public can really taste the difference in chocolate milk brands.
An update on the markets for October 23, 2014.
Inflation is now running at an annual rate of just 1 percent, and some banks are even cutting their fixed lending rates.
Air New Zealand has unveiled the last of its big-budget Hobbit-themed inflight safety videos.
In Tech Bytes this week we meet some of the country's brightest young minds, check out the world's first connected carry-on and find out how to do the donut selfie.
Failing to prosecute Shell Todd for drilling illegal wells would send a message that the Government doesn't take environmental protection seriously, says Russel Norman.
A new report shows New Zealand's tech exports have increased by 62 percent over the last decade.
In a recent poll in the US, nearly half of all respondents admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel at one time or another.
For the past four years Hum Salon has been the centre of a community project to restore the once-grand villa from its near-derelict state.
The crew of an Air Force Orion has returned home after helping seize around $280 million worth of hashish off the coast of Somalia.
An update on the markets for October 22, 2014.
It's been revealed the country's biggest oil and gas company has breached new environmental laws by drilling two wells off the Taranaki coast.
The Prime Minister faced questions about his relationship with Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater during the first question time since the Dirty Politics book was published.
A woman in the United States was shocked to learn her son was deceased AAA at least, according to the US Postal Service.
Tim Keating has admitted a meeting he attended with Barack Obama about the war against Islamic State was extraordinary, despite John Key claiming it was regular.
The Chief of Defence says the Defence Force could have been clearer about a conference in which US President Barack Obama addressed him and other military leaders about Islamic State (IS).
A fourth death is being linked to defective airbags in the United States and the world's biggest vehicle safety recall.
An update on the markets for October 20, 2014.
Immigration numbers have hit an all-time record high, blowing out well beyond official predictions.
A new investment initiative has been launched for dairy farmers looking for capital to grow their family business.
Using new technology, some patients are seeing their doctors without even leaving their homes.
Travel bible Lonely Planet has lauded New Zealand as one of the most "inclusive and progressive" gay-friendly tourist destinations in the world.
Developers are buying up the Government's special housing areas in Auckland with no intention of building houses, says Labour's housing spokesman Phil Twyford.
Campbell Live asked four dietitians from Dietitians New Zealand to each make a lunch they would give to their own children.
John Key says Kiwi troops could follow Australia's lead in sending the SAS as advisors in Iraq.
AA Insurance wants to repair Alex Cameron's home, but it can't be fixed because of five sinkholes in his land.
An update on the markets for October 20, 2014.
It's been revealed the Government's flagship housing policy has delivered just five homes in its first year.
Want to learn a new language, but aren't interested in French, Spanish or any other language of this world? How about Dothraki?
Russell Brand was threatened with arrest in New York earlier this week as he staged a protest outside Fox News headquarters after alleging he had been dumped from a planned TV appearance.
The super-secret Boeing X-37B space drone has just returned from two years orbiting the planet. But only the Pentagon knows what it has been doing up there.
Auckland Mayor Len Brown says "there is absolutely no connection" between ballooning property values and the amount the council collects in rates.
A new study in the US has revealed that an expanded waist line isn't the only health issue soda lovers face - it could be aging them prematurely.
Amazon is having a battle with a book publisher that could be described as a horror story.
Monaro was named after the Aboriginal word for high plateau, but it was Holden's first win at Mount Panorama, which secured fame.
The Auckland Council is assuring homeowners their rates aren't going to rise by anywhere near the same levels as the latest capital valuations.
Social service agencies say the housing crisis is the worst it's ever been and they're struggling to keep up with demand.
After spending 25 years rusting away in a backyard, a rare Holden Monaro is almost back on the road after being lovingly restored.
A Christchurch company is celebrating a change to New Zealand road rules that means its innovative bikes can now take to the roads with far fewer restrictions.
At the Master Builders Apprentice of the Year finals, Lachlan and Ali thought they'd give a playhouse a crack but the organisers had other ideas.
An update on the markets for October 17, 2014.
A Taranaki man who quit his office job after just three days has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
A home building company is calling on the Government to extend its warrant of fitness trial on state housing to all homes across the country.
The founder of an international volunteer travel company has been named Ernst & Young's (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year this evening.
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The NZ House and Garden's Interior of the Year awards were held in Auckland last night, and if you thought winning required a big budget, then think again.
One of the world's most ground-breaking designers launched his new exhibition in the Melbourne National Gallery.
Independent investment advisor Martin Hawes discusses how generation Y are becoming "property orphans".
Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew states that they still don't definitively know the source of the gastro bug.
There was finally some relief for dairy farmers today as prices rose in the latest global dairy auction, after falling for months.
An update on the markets for October 16, 2014.
A paddock of lettuce near Auckland has been quarantined by Foodstuffs after it was linked to an outbreak of a gastro bug that has put 38 people in hospital.
Vodafone's virtual sailing game is ideal for yachties who get seasick, or any Kiwi who wants to take some revenge on Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill
Dairy product prices rose in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction to recover from their lowest level in five years.
A prominent Kiwi scientist is warning Facebook and Apple their offer to pay for female employees' eggs to be frozen could backfire on them.