The man who murdered British backpacker Grace Millane in 2018 has been convicted of sex attacks on two other women.
Intelligence agencies were too focused on the threat posed by Islamist extremism at the expense of other dangers including white supremacism, the report says.
New Zealand authorities filed safety violation charges on Monday against 10 organisations and three individuals after a volcanic eruption at White Island last year killed 22 people.
People voted 65% in favour of supporting an End of Life Choice Act that gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.
New Zealand, Germany and Bangladesh performed far better during the first wave of the pandemic than neighbouring companies with male leaders.
"This case represents an unacceptable failure of the system. It should never have happened and it cannot be repeated," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Crowds cheered as the sky over Auckland was lit up by fireworks to herald the arrival of 2020.