Life as a funeral director: ‘Serving my iwi by doing this mahi’

People in the funeral industry say they consider their work an act of service.

Māori celebrate Matariki in Australia

Ohinga visited the first Matariki festival on the Gold Coast.

Students share why they’re ditching school

Unjustified absences have doubled in the last ten years.

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Life as a Māori translator

"It must be translated with intention."

A day in my life with ADHD

“Having ADHD to me feels like I'm an old iPhone thats battery runs out really quickly.”

Penis problems: A sex expert answers your questions

From ‘why do men cum fast?’ to ‘is blue balls a real thing’?

A person with a brain injury answers your questions

“Just coming to terms with how different my life is now…has probably been the hardest.”

Saturday night at Huntly International Speedway

“They’re like my second family.”

This chest binder changed my life

“It's one of the most important things for a lot of trans-masc individuals.”

A person with borderline personality disorder answers your questions

“People say ‘They're crazy, they can't have relationships’. That hurts me.”

Iwi fight against proposed seabed mining in their kāinga

Ohinga went to Taranaki to meet Rukutai Watene, a local against TTR's proposed project.

How NZers are protesting Israel with their wallets

Boycotting has become a major tool for New Zealanders looking to support the Palestinian people.

Our clothes are a walking protest

“It’s a really amazing way as an artist to have a travelling canvas that is cruising the streets.”

A young homeless person answers your questions

“Every day is different.”

Is Wellington’s nightlife dying?

Some say the vibes are off in Wellington’s most popular nightlife spot.

The rangatahi helping revitalise waka hourua

"This mahi deepens my connection to our ancestors and atua Māori."

Who are NZ’s biggest emitters?

NZ produces 77.6 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

Vapes are prescription-only in Australia. Should NZ do the same?

Or will that just create more problems.

Putting rangatahi issues on the kapa haka stage

“Don’t be afraid to share what you think no matter what!”

Why do I keep f**king up the bro handshake?

Is there something wrong with me? 😖

Your 2024 Young New Zealander of the Year

Meet the nominees and winner of this year’s award

Our Chinese grandmother made us speak Te Reo

“It was common sense to raise her Māori children in the culture of the land.”

Alien Weaponry: The world is embracing Māori, why can’t Aotearoa?

We sat down with the band after they opened for Guns N’ Roses in Wellington.

‘I rate the pork bun a 10’: Food reviews at Polyfest 2024

“I’m eating a pāua bomb. Magnificent, 10 out of 10.”

Why I wear both moko kauae and malu

“I can have my legs done and still be Māori, I can have my face done and still be Samoan”

We both survived abuse in state care, 45 years apart

250,000 children, young people and vulnerable adults were abused in care from 1950 to 2019.

Bombs, back slaps and the V shape: at the Manu World Champs

“I started manuing as soon as I was conscious.”

A NZ Wikipedia writer answers your questions

Who writes NZ’s Wikipedia entries? And what do they get out of it?

We created the Tino Rangatiratanga flag

“People ask: 'Do you have a flag?' I say, 'I am the flag’."

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