NZ to stay at Orange, Covid reinfection rules change

New Zealand moved to the Orange level of the traffic light system in mid-April.

You can blame your bad behaviour on childhood friends, science says

They can even help determine what your beliefs and morals are.

How to start talking about money: Girls That Invest's Simran Kaur

"The most interesting thing about money is the absolute peace of mind it brings to your life."

NZ declares US far-right group Proud Boys a terrorist organisation

Aotearoa has designated the American far-right group the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity.

Inflation explained: Why everything gets more expensive

How the Big Mac went from 75 cents to $7.10

Welcome to Money Week

News Editor Mandy Te outlines our money coverage.

How NZ politicians reacted to Roe v Wade ruling

A National MP deleted a “distressing” post.

‘Sexual violence is an epidemic’: NZers want mandatory consent education

“If it’s just helping one person then it’s worth it. It can change people’s lives.”

'Horrifying' some think trans women will ruin women's sport - athlete

Mountain biker Kate Weatherly's comments follow FINA's adoption of a new "gender inclusion policy".

‘A time of whakatau’: Pounamu Wharekawa on their Matariki illustrations

Re: talks to the Kirikiriroa-based artist about rest, whānau, what this time of year means to them.

Celebrating Matariki: What's on across Aotearoa

For people who aren’t sure about what to do for Matariki, we've got you covered.

Gen Z are way less likely to be straight

"There is a sexual revolution happening and Gen Z are at the heart of it."

Letting more students into med school would help with NZ doctor shortage

“Anything we can do to increase supply should be looked at.”

Rainbow Youth Tauranga building gutted in suspicious fire

“Our heart breaks for rainbow communities in Tauranga waking up to this news this morning.”

Empty viewings and cheaper rent: How my flat hunt went in 2022

I want to make one thing clear, the housing market is in no way chill. It’s still very much fucked.

Cost of fruit and vegetables rises by 10%

This comes as concerns around the cost of living crisis continue to mount.

Periods, poverty and debt: Rangatahi grill politicians

Rangatahi asked politicians about poverty, period products and lowering the voting age in NZ.

Opinion: Rebel Wilson didn’t come out of the closet, she was pushed

"Irresponsible, salacious, and frankly shameful."

How to swap your old gas heater for a free electric one in NZ

The Warehouse offering free upgrades for those wanting to swap off the gas.

It’s 2022, do queer people still need to come out?

‘It was more about me accepting and embracing myself fully’

NZ had the highest melanoma death rate in the world in 2020

Alongside Australia, New Zealand also has the highest number of cases of melanoma in 2020. 

86% of people are tricked by this optical illusion, are you?

It's black and blue to me. Wait, wrong one.

NZ AIDS Foundation changes name to honour HIV advocate Bruce Burnett

From Thursday, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation is now the Burnett Foundation Aotearoa.

Seeing the ocean is enough to improve our mental health, but we’re not sure why

This World Oceans Day, we relook at how the ocean can improve our mental health.

Monkeypox to become a notifiable disease in NZ

"We are making sure we're as prepared as possible if any cases do appear here."

Sāmoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa to visit NZ

This visit marks 60 years since the Treaty of Friendship between Aotearoa and Samoa was signed. 

Greymouth’s pink church vandalised with homophobic, antisemitic graffiti

In a statement, police said the building was vandalised in the early hours of Thursday, June 2.