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.

How some Cook Islands' 21st traditions are changing for the better

“Live your life to the fullest, never look back, no regrets, kia mataora koe!”

Including pleasure in sex education could increase condom use, study finds

“Pleasure has been overlooked and stigmatized in health promotion and sex education”.

Michelle Visage’s guide to being an ally for the queer community

“Don’t get shitfaced at a drag show.”

Kākāpō and pekapeka bow out of NZ's Bird of the Year competition

This year's competition will focus on some of our overlooked and underappreciated birds.

This genre of music makes people feel like they're on psychedelics

11.7% of people said they can use binaural beats to ‘get a similar effect to that of other drugs’.

1 in 6 NZers have experienced homelessness, new study finds

The research also found 27% of New Zealanders struggle to make ends meet at least once a month.

Monkeypox is causing stigma for gay and bisexual men

As of today, there have been over 20,000 confirmed monkeypox cases worldwide.

Students twice as likely to live in mouldy homes than other NZers

35 percent of students had A4 size mould growing in their flats, a new survey says.

Pour one out: It's Ashley Bloomfield's final week in the job

Today was his 307th media stand up as he nears the end of his role as Director-General of Health.

Dad and I had our reo taken: Here’s how we got it back

“My children won’t feel the same shame my dad and I once felt.”

New book says brutal attack in NZ Land Wars never occurred

‘It’s making a lie of my nan, it’s making a lie of my mum.’