The Acceptable Standard of Health requirement is splitting families and advocates say it's even forcing residents with New Zealand born children to leave.
The Education Review Office has found one in five parents are discouraged from enrolling their disabled child at a local school.
A diverse group of Aucklanders tasked with making recommendations around a new water source for the city has presented its findings.
Tunnellers are boring under Auckland's Manukau Harbour as part of the Central Interceptor project, an upgrade to the city's wastewater system.
Deaf Kiwis will be able to consult on changes to the NZSL Act in a process led in Sign Language.