Culture

Hidden Figure$: The secret Insta account helping people grow & save cash

“What does it take to blow $10,000 a year? Just $27.40 a day in miscellaneous spending.”

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."

Welcome to Money Week

News Editor Mandy Te outlines our money coverage.

How to ask your boss for a pay rise

Asking for a raise can feel awkward, uncomfortable and just plain terrifying.

Behind the scenes of Nude Tuesday: the NZ orgy comedy entirely in gibberish

Harrison talked to the star and director of the new film where nobody makes any sense.

Tash Sultana on tour life and taking a chance on artists

"I'm having fun with my life, and I really like the person I've become."

Asking speedway fans why they love it

“They covered the car with a tarp. They thought I was dead”

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

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

‘Most the kids have uncles that are blackpowers’: Growing up in Pātea

Re: talked to two teens growing up in the town behind NZ's greatest ever tune, 'Poi E'.

Six60 paid our rent for a year

We went to Ōtepoti/Dunedin to meet the first-ever recipients of Six60's new scholarship.

Inside the South Auckland fashion show celebrating Pasifika style

"Fashion is being yourself [and] depending on the context, it can be whatever you want it to be."

Inside NZ’s pro wrestling scene: ‘Step in the ring if you think it’s fake’

“We do have some good guys, we do have some bad guys but both feed off the same energy.”

Lip fillers are becoming more common in NZ. What’s the impact?

The rise in popularity also reflects a more chilled out attitude towards cosmetic procedures. 

Inside the club night that’s elevating fashion in Auckland

This Africa Day, we revisit our night at the best party in town.

Building a Sydney marae: Our culture must thrive in another land

“We are told from our people, we need this.”

Celebrating Eid in NZ: Fashion, food and family

"Everyone wears the nicest clothes they have or they’ll buy new outfits or dress however they want."

Parents are the fifth biggest home loan lenders in New Zealand

Parents are dishing out $22.6 billion in loans to adult children, according to Consumer NZ.

Inside New Zealand’s underground car community

“We go out to the intersection and do a little whoop-whoop around the intersection”

New bilingual traffic signs for schools

2000 schools across Aotearoa will eventually have school traffic signs signs in te reo and English.

ARISE head pastor 'steps aside' after claims of mistreating interns

Head pastor John Cameron "has voluntarily stepped aside from his pastoral duties".

Opinion: Why I am still a Christian

When I was a kid, I never doubted. Recently, I have found myself far more comfortable with it.

How our dead bodies can be good for the planet

Cremating one person requires the same energy as the average New Zealand household uses in a month.

Opinion: How I practise Hinduism

"I have called myself a Hindu my entire life without having read any religious scriptures. "

How Sāmoa’s spirit women, Teine Sā, became demonised

Once seen as protectors, Sāmoa’s spirit women, Teine Sā, were considered powerful female deities. 

Welcome to Belief Week

Re: News Editor Mandy Te outlines our coverage and shares what belief means for some people.

I’m a priest and I’m gay

Pā Cruz opens up about the reality of being a modern-day priest.

I painted a church pink in Greymouth: 'A house of queer worship'

"Why not turn everything you can into a sculpture? Go forth and be silly."

Meet the witches of NZ’s first wicca church

“Wicca makes women feel safe. It makes the female feminine part in men feel safe, too.”