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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.

Inside Auckland’s Ōtara Market: Community, taonga and taro

‘More than selling flowers, it’s about engaging with the local people’

Fruit and vege prices up whopping 18% in a year: Statistics NZ

Food prices have risen 7.6% in the last year - the highest annual increase in over a decade.

Meet the NZ Jews against the occupation of Palestine

“I was brought up on a story about my country that wasn’t true.”

I bought a house with my friend, here is my advice

Co-owning a house with friends isn’t new - but it's rarely tapped into. 

Nearly half of New Zealanders say they have no religion

Only 29.6 percent of New Zealanders identified with no religion in the 2001 census.

'Last call at 9.30pm': What the nightlife is like in New Plymouth

Taranaki locals tell us about the nightlife in New Plymouth two years into a pandemic.

Students twice as likely to live in mouldy homes than other NZers

35 percent of students had A4 size mould growing in their flats, a new survey says.

Project Bloom: A photo studio that had Wellington teens in its grip

Project Bloom impeccably captured the zeitgeist of the 2010s.

Student allowances go up by $25: 'Feels like a poverty trap'

There's relief and frustration among students as allowances and living costs have gone up by $25.

Russians in NZ tell us how they feel about Putin

"We have a common enemy - this enemy called Vladimir Putin."

I'm a primary school teacher who wears a hijab. The kids understand

I tell the kids my hijab is for my religion and they grasp that concept so fast.

NZ is leading the charge against online hate. But have we done enough?

When does free speech becomes hate speech? And can we ‘nip it in the bud’ before it's too late?

A ‘disturbing proportion’ of NZers think they can land a plane after watching one video: new study

A retired Air New Zealand pilot said the video was “100 percent useless” for training purposes.

Dunedin student in ICU after falling from roof at St. Patrick's Day party

Dunedin students have been making up for lost party time with St Patrick's Day celebrations.

My hijab is much more than a piece of clothing

How far have we really come since March 15?

‘Forgiveness is not a tidy grave’: A journey through loss, hope and healing

Three years ago today, Sara Qasem lost her father in the Christchurch terror attacks.

Paralympian creating rideshare service for disabled New Zealanders

Barney Koneferenisi has struggled for years to get around on other ridesharing services.

'Practise self love, get a properly insulated place': What I wish I knew before flatting

Some tips before you resort to small $15 heaters and warming your hands and feet on laptop chargers.

1 in 5 teenage girls globally have been abused by a male partner, study finds

Rachel Kain has seen girls hospitalised after being abused by their partners.

Preparing for Lunar New Year: In Photos

Lunar New Year in China was one of Crystal Chen most vivid memories as a child.

School uniforms are sexist and uncomfortable: new research

Research shows school uniforms restrict physical activity

Students left waiting as Aotearoa NZ histories curriculum delayed

Schools won't have to start teaching the content until 2023.

Why summer drownings are the worst in 40 years

Since December, more than 30 people have drowned in our waters.

Going flatting: The best and worst things about getting out of home

When asked why she left home, Effy Filmer's answer was simple: "To have freedom, right?"

96 percent of rangatahi want innovation to be taught in schools

During the uncertain times of a pandemic, new problems can arise that demand new solutions.

Year 13s tell us what it was like finishing school in a pandemic

From a one-week lockdown in February to what felt like a never-ending lockdown in August, this year couldn’t have been more hectic for Aotearoa, but especially…

Thousands of high schoolers skipped NCEA exams this year – we asked them why

Covid lockdowns saw many students default to their derived grade or UEG