Minimum wage to go up, tax break for landlords kicks in

Here’s what New Zealanders can expect from April 1.

More people using cocaine than meth: NZ drug use report

Five key takeaways from the NZ drug use report.

Love language: 3 couples on how they show their love

"She has taken care of me more than anyone else outside of my family."

Policy breakdown: Housing

What will different political parties do to fix our housing crisis?

Policy breakdown: Health

Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on health.

Two in five NZers say they have been bullied at work

Young people and people of colour often on the receiving end of workplace bullying and harassment

Budget 2023: We read it so you don't have to

Here’s what you need to know.

Hate speech law delay: ‘Ignoring hate doesn’t work’

"We’ve basically been moved back to where we were prior to the attack.”

Five tips for how to cope with eco-anxiety

“All of these emotions are valid and they are a reflection of the systems that we're living in."

Covid is coming to Christmas. Here's how to keep safe

Last week there were more than 34,000 reported cases of Covid-19.

It’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Does anyone care?

"It’s become demonstrably clear that I’m not loud enough because I’m doing this independently."

I left my job to sell second hand clothes online | Show Us Your Money

“I’ve never gone into an op shop and seen a shortage of clothing."

Hate speech laws: ‘It’s dangerous to leave queer people without protection’

Advocates say NZ seen a rise in attacks on the queer community over the past two years.

You probably didn’t vote in the local elections but it's not your fault

Experts say the system is broken, creating barriers between young people and local government.

Hi employers. Young NZers with vision loss deserve jobs too

"I think employers need to have an open mind."

I'm Year 13 and disabled. My future depends on how accessible NZ unis are

"Not enough is being done in New Zealand to meet the needs of its disabled communities."

The 16-year-old in charge of making 22,000 poi for the Rugby World Cup

Georgia started Pōtiki Poi from her lounge in Dunedin in 2019 when she was just 12.

Fijian-born artist Lepani sings of self-love and imposter syndrome

“I convinced myself I’m not attractive, I’m not talented, and I’m not worth anyone's time.”

One quarter of New Zealanders need you to keep wearing a mask: opinion

Almost three years into the ongoing pandemic, New Zealanders know how to take care of each other.

People with chronic pain feel forced to hide their suffering

Chronic pain sufferers fear being seen as drug-seeking, lazy, and mentally unstable.

Disabled, unable to work and on the benefit | Show Us Your Money

“We don't go on these benefits because we want to. … We literally don't have any other choice.”

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We're tooting our own horns.

Startling link between state care and prison in NZ

State care and ending up in prison is directly linked, according to new data.

NZ Government sanctions sick jobseekers for failing to prepare for work

The Labour Government has cut the benefits of around 4000 sick, injured of disabled jobseekers.

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.”

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.’

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