Stan or Not Stan with Stan Walker

Stan or Not Stan with Stan Walker

Stan Walker gives his verdict on legalising cannabis, mullets and Daddy Bloomfield.
A young father shows us how he lives on the benefit | Show Us Your Money

A young father shows us how he lives on...

A young father shows us his life on the Jobseeker Benefit.
How the Polynesian Panthers’ legacy is alive today

How the Polynesian Panthers’ legacy is...

Nearly 50 years since the Polynesian Panthers formed, their legacy lives on through young activists.
What the party leaders had to say on election night

What the party leaders had to say on...

The winners and losers shared their thanks and thoughts as results rolled in
First-time voter Church on how politics isn’t as distant as he once thought

First-time voter Church on how politics...

What it’s like being 19 and interviewing some of the country’s most powerful people.
The ex-illicit cannabis grower changing the narrative for East Coast rangatahi

The ex-illicit cannabis grower changing...

Porourangi Tawhiwhirangi is teaching rangatahi basic cultivation skills to help them into work.
The director of I Am Greta tells us why we need to stop being polite about climate change

The director of I Am Greta tells us why...

I Am Greta is a revealing documentary about the life of climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Brooke Van Velden on why she switched from Greens to ACT | Church and State

Brooke Van Velden on why she switched...

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church talks to ACT's deputy leader, Brooke Van Velden.
Jacinda Ardern on the song that’s getting her through 2020 | Church and State

Jacinda Ardern on the song that’s...

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church meets leader of the Labour Party Jacinda Ardern.
Marama Davidson on being told she’s a “good Māori” | Church and State

Marama Davidson on being told she’s a...

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church meets the co-leader of the Green Party.
Winston Peters on how fish heads are the secret to youthful skin | Church and State

Winston Peters on how fish heads are...

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church, from Church & AP, speaks to Winston Peters.
Joan was tortured for being gay, and she’s not alone

Joan was tortured for being gay, and...

For 12 years, Joan was forcibly subjected to electroconvulsive therapy.
Judith Collins on white privilege and politics | Church and State

Judith Collins on white privilege and...

19-year-old musician and first-time voter Church talks to National leader Judith Collins.
My flat finally threw a period party

My flat finally threw a period party

Daria and her flatmates throw themselves a belated period party.
My Indian family celebrated my period

My Indian family celebrated my period

When Sudha Kandarpa first got her period, her parents threw a celebration.
Melodownz shows us how to make his banana pancakes | Party Trick

Melodownz shows us how to make his...

Hip hop artist and hot sauce maker Melodownz shows us his banana panikeke recipe.
I watched the Young Voters' Debate and was actually entertained

I watched the Young Voters' Debate and...

Here are seven highlights from last night's showdown.
Te Kuru o Te Marama Dewes | Māori and Decolonisation: The Indigenous Liberation

Te Kuru o Te Marama Dewes | Māori and...

Pro-activism is in his whakapapa, it's in his DNA.
Kara Technologies is reimagining tech for deaf people

Kara Technologies is reimagining tech...

Meet Niki, a hyper-realistic avatar that can communicate sign language.
I don't know anything about politics: what's up with the polls?

I don't know anything about politics...

Here's how political polls really work.
An 18-year-old on the importance of te reo Māori regional dialects

An 18-year-old on the importance of te...

An 18-year-old from Ngāti Porou on the the importance of regional differences in te reo Māori.
Seven students tell us why they’re learning te reo Māori

Seven students tell us why they’re...

Seven students tell us why they’re learning te reo Māori.
Hokohoko Kākahu me Theia | Thrifting with Theia

Hokohoko Kākahu me Theia | Thrifting...

Alt-pop artist and lifelong thrifter Theia shares her best advice for shopping second-hand.
Te Ataakura Pewhairangi | Māori and Kura Kaupapa Māori: The Kura Kids

Te Ataakura Pewhairangi | Māori and...

Welcome to The Taumata Kōrero.
11 people from Ngāti Porou share their views on cannabis

11 people from Ngāti Porou share their...

Kaikōrero (speakers) of the Ngāti Porou dialect share what they think about tarutaru (cannabis).
I got rejected from so many flats, I asked landlords what I was doing wrong

I got rejected from so many flats, I...

Advice from property managers and landlords on how to get that flat.
South Aucklanders on how Jawsh685 is changing the perception of their area

South Aucklanders on how Jawsh685 is...

'Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat)' has hit 1 billion TikTok streams.
The arguments for and against legalising weed

The arguments for and against...

The main arguments for both sides of the weed referendum.
Pasifika teens sacrificing education for survival is not new

Pasifika teens sacrificing education...

Choosing between school and work to support your family is common for Pasifika children.
The guy who wrote the book on weed tells us what he learnt

The guy who wrote the book on weed...

If you've got questions on what weed legalisation in NZ could look like, James is your guy.
Horses understood this teen with Aspergers when people couldn't

Horses understood this teen with...

Alex shares the immense isolation of living with Asperger’s.
Survivors of the Christchurch mosque attack respond to the terrorist's life sentence

Survivors of the Christchurch mosque...

It's the first time in New Zealand history a person has been given life imprisonment without parole.
Christchurch mosque attack terrorist sentenced to life in prison without parole

Christchurch mosque attack terrorist...

Words from some of the 93 people who gave victim impact statements directly to the terrorist's face.
 The simple guide to dealing with online conspiracy

The simple guide to dealing with online...

A step-by-step guide on what to do when you encounter a piece of unverified information online.
At home with  Broxh, the viral Twitch streamer with the most peaceful vibes on the planet

At home with Broxh, the viral Twitch...

Broxh became an instant Twitch celebrity due to his talent and incredibly peaceful vibes.
I tried Shibari, the kinky Japanese art of rope bondage

I tried Shibari, the kinky Japanese art...

Sex journalist Sam Te Kani tries shibari and talks about BDSM, consent and whether NZers are prudes.
How to watch porn ethically

How to watch porn ethically

We spoke to a porn performer, a sexuality coach and an academic about how to watch porn ethically.
I don't know anything about politics: how did the election just get moved?

I don't know anything about politics...

Just how exactly was the election day moved, and what does "dissolution of Parliament" even mean?
More affordable, more walkable and more resilient: plans for Wellington’s CBD

More affordable, more walkable and more...

How Wellington's CBD will keep up with its rapid population growth.
South Auckland is sick of being singled out

South Auckland is sick of being singled...

Many Pasifika feel they’re being cast in a negative light, once again.
Inside the programme helping teenagers cope through creating art

Inside the programme helping teenagers...

“When I’m shy, I start singing and I just feel it."
I don’t know anything about politics: where do parties get all their money from?

I don’t know anything about politics...

Zoe Madden-Smith looks into the different ways parties fund themselves, and the flaws in the system.
Seven travellers tell us what it’s like to be stranded in New Zealand

Seven travellers tell us what it’s like...

For some travellers, going home wasn't an option.
I don't know anything about politics: what’s the deal with minor parties?

I don't know anything about politics...

New Zealand has 14 registered political parties, can you name them all? I couldn’t.
Exclusive: Paige shares her new music video and why she loves South Auckland

Exclusive: Paige shares her new music...

We premiere Paige's music video for 'Waves', and hear why she has big love for South Auckland.
Most women literally tear during birth but only a fraction are funded for physio care

Most women literally tear during birth...

Many women experience health issues after giving birth, but only a fraction receive funded care.
Photos of my sexual abuse were shared online. Now I'm starting a movement.

Photos of my sexual abuse were shared...

Madeleine tells her story of surviving image-based sexual abuse.
I don’t know anything about politics: what do the parties stand for?

I don’t know anything about politics...

My feed's been spammed by so many political scandals I don’t know what each party stands for anymore
One year since police served an eviction notice at Ihumātao, the resistance lives on

One year since police served an...

One year since police served an eviction notice at Ihumātao, the resistance lives on.
Auckland rapper/actor/geography student Hans. shares his new music video

Auckland rapper/actor/geography student...

Auckland rapper Hans.’ new music video features the acting talent of Hans., Hans., Hans. and Hans.
Protestors marched against a new dump they say will 'poison the Kaipara Harbour’

Protestors marched against a new dump...

Hundreds of protestors marched down Queen Street in a hīkoi against the Dome Valley dump proposal.
Explainer: here's what you need to know about new National leader Judith Collins

Explainer: here's what you need to know...

We’ve all seen the gun photo and heard the phrase “Crusher Collins”, but what does she stand for?
Seven people tell us how they're resetting 2020 this Matariki

Seven people tell us how they're...

Matariki, the Māori new year, begins on July 13th. How are we resetting?
Explainer: the euthanasia referendum

Explainer: the euthanasia referendum

The referendum that could make it legal for some terminally ill patients to choose their deaths.
NZ music festivals have no excuse for lack of gender diversity

NZ music festivals have no excuse for...

The usual defences of lack of supply or lack of demand for non-male acts don't cut it anymore.
Casting trans actors to play trans characters can change lives

Casting trans actors to play trans...

We talk to the cast and crew of Rūrangi about how positive trans representation can save lives.
For queer youth in NZ, homelessness is a real fear

For queer youth in NZ, homelessness is...

1 in 5 trans people in New Zealand have experienced homelessness. We look at why.
Endless stories of racism in NZ schools

Endless stories of racism in NZ schools

A question posed on Instagram has sparked a conversation about racism in NZ schools.
Lockdown is over but agoraphobia means I'm still locked inside

Lockdown is over but agoraphobia means...

Katie Meadows writes about the pain of seeing others go outside while she is still locked in.
A majority of NZers say they will vote to keep weed illegal

A majority of NZers say they will vote...

A new poll says majority of NZers would vote against legalising weed.
What you need to know about giving prisoners back the vote

What you need to know about giving...

Parliament has passed a bill that gives prisoners back the vote. Here’s what you need to know.
Black Lives Matter: The biggest march in Wellington in a decade

Black Lives Matter: The biggest march...

“The future is hope. The future is change. The future is us.”
As attitudes shift, more wāhine are carrying moko kauae

As attitudes shift, more wāhine are...

More wāhine are carrying moko kauae as we work to dismantle the impacts of colonisation.
For six months, cops in NZ had guns - campaigners say it can't continue

For six months, cops in NZ had guns...

For six months, cops in New Zealand had guns. Campaigners say we can’t allow it to continue.
A Muslim journalist on the mental health impact of reporting on Islamophobia

A Muslim journalist on the mental...

"So much of our story, I think, has been told for us.”
New Zealanders tell us why they marched with the Black Lives Matter movement

New Zealanders tell us why they marched...

On June 1, New Zealanders marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Here's why.