Using social media during a manic episode: two NZers share their experience

Research shows people with bipolar disorder are prone to risk-taking behaviour they later regret.

'Zombie fungus' image wins prestigious nature competition

The photos “capture the wonder of the natural world and the growing need to protect it".

NZ firefighters walk off for an hour for better pay and working conditions

At least 2000 professional firefighters across Aotearoa will be walking off the job today.

Anal sex is on the rise but education isn’t catching up

“When I get regular STI checks, I never get asked about anal sex then either - only vagina or oral."

A local park's culturally offensive name has been changed

Local iwi say the initial name is culturally offensive to mana whenua.

Delaney Davidson performs Erny Belle's song 'Hell Hole'

Watch the third episode of Under Cover with Erny Belle and Delaney Davidson.

Erny Belle performs Delaney Davidson’s song 'Somethings Wrong'

Watch Erny Belle's performance from the latest episode of Under Cover.

91% of night-time e-scooter crashes related to alcohol

ACC has so far paid out more than $5.2 million in claims relating to e-scooter injuries for 2022.

How to approach WINZ if you need financial support

Beneficiary advocates share their tips

Opinion: Politics aside, why can’t we pronounce Gaurav Sharma correctly?

For the record, his name is pronounced “Shuhrr-ma”, not “Shaa-ma”.

I’m celibate: Let me tell you why

“It’s not about not getting sex. It’s about not wanting sex, like at all right now.”

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You can catch Covid-19 twice in one month: Reinfection explained

“As long as we have more than one variant circulating, there will be a risk of reinfection.”

Bullying in NZ boarding schools has gone on for generations

“I didn't become a teacher to contribute and work in an environment like this.”

Call for NZ to lift age of criminal responsibility

An advocate has called for NZ to raise its age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12 immediately.

No, youth aren't trans just because it's 'popular': study

2.4% of adolescents identified as trans or gender diverse in 201, compared to 1.6% in 2019.

Under Cover: Erny Belle and Delaney Davidson

Watch the third episode of Under Cover with Erny Belle and Delaney Davidson.

Bonus NCEA credits offered to students for third year in a row

Covid-19 is causing ongoing challenges for high school students in NZ.

Daily weed use makes you 17x more likely to be dependent

Cannabis is New Zealand’s most commonly used illicit drug, according to the NZ Drug Foundation.

Young NZers on Jobseeker benefit react to Luxon calling it a ‘free ride’

“I don't know how sitting up at midnight hooked up to a dialysis machine screams free ride to you,"

‘You’re not going to get a job in te reo Māori’: 3 people who proved this wrong

Today we are seeing the fruits of sacrifices whānau have made in order to save the language.

Upswing in support for ACT Party, Labour continues to dip in latest poll

Jacinda Ardern has "no plans to go anywhere" and wanted to contest the 2023 election as leader.

Māori and Pacific students feel university inclusion in NZ is 'tokenistic'

The study looks at the experiences of 43 current or past postgraduate students at NZ unis.

Is it OK to buy your own pounamu? Tikanga explained

“This work connects me to my ancestors - to my dad and the work he does."

Her best friend died at a Dunedin flat party. Now she's calling for change

Megan Prentice's best friend Sophia Crestani died in an overcrowded flat party in 2019.

Debunking 5 sex myths I learnt as a young Pasifika woman

If your oil dries up, you’re absolutely fine, sis.

Taking waka ama from Waikato to the world

"When I'm on the water, it's always energising and makes me feel happy."

NZ must take action on monkeypox now, sexual health experts say

Experts are urging the Government to take steps to prevent monkeypox from becoming endemic.

Here's what you need to know about NZ's plan to tackle climate change

This adaptation plan is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

It’s 2022 and NZ law still doesn’t define what consent is

“While the legal system may have a lot of grey areas, consent should never be a grey area."

Te reo Māori only became an official language in NZ 35 years ago today

Now almost 25% of Māori speak te reo as a first language.