Hori’s Pledge: campaign to correct the country’s name to Aotearoa

It's a pushback against Don Brash's Hobson's Pledge.

Living in NZ is expensive, what will the Budget do? Economist explains

Will the Budget really make a difference to the cost of living? We asked an economist.

Covid update May 20: 7,800 cases, 17 deaths

The seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 8,032 – last Friday it was 7,548.

Debunking 5 sex myths I learnt as a young Pasifika woman

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

Budget 2022: Here's what you need to know

The 2022 budget has allocated $128.4 billion towards areas such as health, climate and transport.

Is Tauranga a hotspot for racism? We asked people on the street

Their answers will probably not surprise you.

Covid update May 19: 9091 cases, 5 deaths

There are 411 people in hospital.

Nelson man arrested after editing teens’ pics, posting to adult sites

The man will appear in the Nelson District Court next Monday.

Covid Update May 18: 9,570 community cases, 32 deaths

There are 425 people in hospital with 9 of those people in intensive care or high dependency units.

How Māori celebrants are indigenising weddings

“For some people it’s just wanting to pay homage or incorporate their culture.”

Covid Update May 17: 9,843 community cases, 421 hospitalisations

Todays seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7,795 – last Tuesday it was 7,927.

Like Misha, I rejected my Indian culture growing up | 2000s Baby

“The South Asian experience has been a complicated one for many of us growing up in New Zealand”.

Four ways NZ will meet its emission targets by 2050

The Government has released its $2.9 billion plan to get Aotearoa to zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Covid Update May 16: 7,061 cases, 5 deaths

415 people are currently in hospital.

“Are we safer?”: Unpacking the March 15 recovery efforts, three years on

Re: looked at what has been done when it comes to the Royal Commission of Inquiry recommendations.

Covid update May 15: 5,745 new cases, 15 deaths

15 people with Covid-19 have died, bringing the publicly reported total to date to 973.

In pictures: Aucklanders gather to support Palestine

“For the event I co-organised, I wanted to celebrate our culture,”

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid

She's one of 7,068 other new cases of Covid-19 today.

‘It’s human rights’: Aucklanders rally for abortion rights in the US

It comes as the United States may be set to overturn Roe v Wade.

Covid update May 13: 7,441 cases, 29 deaths

About half of the actual number of Covid-19 cases are being reported.

Te Pāti Māori won't run in Tauranga by-election due to racism

"By standing, we would be consciously sending our people into an unsafe environment."

‘I’ll take the leftovers’: rangatahi react to eating kina

“I have eaten kina once in my whole entire life: I know, 10 brownie points taken off me as a Māori.”

Covid update May 12: 9,392 cases, 9 deaths

398 people are currently in hospital with the virus.

Price of burgers, coffee increase as food prices rise again

As NZ continues to grapple with a cost of living crisis, food prices continue to rise.

Presbyterian Church to offer future land sales to iwi first

The church will offer any future church-owned land for sale to local iwi before anyone else.

I'm immunocompromised: life won't go back to normal with Covid

In her mid-20s Meg was diagnosed with common variable immunodeficiency.

New Zealand's border will fully reopen from July

It has been brought forward from October, and includes all non-visa waiver countries.

The world's biggest fish is dying because ships are crashing into it

Scientists tracked 348 whale sharks that had been satellite tagged.

Covid Update May 11: 28 deaths, 7,970 community cases

Today’s seven-day rolling average of community case numbers is 7,420 – last Wednesday it was 7,746.