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

Summer is here and heading to the beach is a big part of that. Research shows it’s also good for us to see the ocean, and…

Six60 beat Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber for NZ’s most streamed artist

For a second year in a row, Six60 is NZ's most streamed artist on Spotify.

Talking about OCD with BENEE

“I'm just constantly counting and it got really annoying. At one point, I was counting pumps of face cleanser, and I was just like, Oh, God,…

Iwi urging travellers to stay home this summer

We can travel this summer, but should we?

‘I felt pressured to go to uni’: Better career advice for teenagers could prevent dropouts

Former uni student says better career advice at high school could help prevent students dropping out

Countdown essential workers strike, asking for wages to match rising cost of living

About 800 distribution centre workers want pay increase to match rise in cost of living.

NZ will move to traffic light system on December 3

Jacinda Ardern confirmed today that the whole country will shift to the traffic light system.

COVEN’s Moe Laga on running away from home and finding her family | Eating Fried Chicken in the…

"I don't have all the answers but I just base it off what I've been through and my survival."

Police help woman ‘held hostage’ by possum

The woman called Dunedin police late Sunday night when the possum kept charging at her

Five Aucklanders tell us about shopping IRL after 84 days in lockdown

Aucklanders returned to shops after 84 days of lockdown. Re: News went to check out the vibe.

The Fan Brigade’s Amanda Kennedy: ‘I refuse to feel shame’ | Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower

“Why should it be embarrassing or shameful to have horrible shit happen in your life? Everyone has horrible shit in their lives. It’s such a relief…

Covid update: A second person isolating at home with Covid has been found dead

The person was found by ambulance staff this morning in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden.

Dating lessons we can all learn from Netflix's Love on the Spectrum

We talked to two young people on the autism spectrum about the lessons they can teach about dating.

‘I had a massive identity crisis’: Joe Daymond on his return to Aotearoa | Eating Fried Chicken in…

“I remember I would sign surveys and when it would ask what nationality I was, I would put NZ/European. Because I didn’t have any association with…

Covid Update: Auckland and Waikato will move to step 2 of level 3

Auckland will move to step 2 of level 3, but one week later on Tuesday, November 9 at 11:59pm.

I’m 27 and Covid-19 gave me a heart and lung condition: Living with Long Covid

“I have completely changed, I've become a shell of the person I was.”

Covid update: 125 new cases, including 2 in Christchurch

There are 125 new community cases today.

Manifesting summer from South Auckland's front yards in lockdown: in photos

Photographer Geoffery Matautia aked his friends what they're most looking forward to in summer.

Young New Zealanders are learning more about their finances from TikTok and YouTube than from school

90 percent said they want to learn more about budgeting and how to plan and save their money.

Why the end of Sydney’s 107-day lockdown matters to Aotearoa

Sydney is navigating a world of vaccine passports that looks similar to our alert level 2.

Brian Tamaki pleads not guilty over anti-lockdown protest

Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki appeared in court today over an anti-lockdown protest.

'It wasn’t just the dawn raids': 4 Pacific men talk about mental health and racism in NZ | Eating…

Oscar Kightley, Church Leon & Henry Hohenberger join James Nokise in discussion of mental health.

A Māori health nurse shares how she makes 25% less than DHB nurses | Show Us Your Money

A nurse at a Māori health provider shares how she supports her whānau on a $55K salary.

Mai FM host Tegan Yorwarth talks body image, anxiety and balance | Eating Fried Chicken in the…

Tegan joins James Nokise to talk about getting strange messages and dealing with strange expectation

Covid-19 Update: Vaccine certificates announced for the lead-up to summer

Jacinda Ardern has announced the introduction of vaccine cards, likely to be implemented in November

NZ has the highest trust in scientists out of 12 countries including the US, UK, and Australia…

This means as a country we are more compliant with Covid-19 precaution measures.

Systemic change needed at Oranga Tamariki to empower whānau and communities

The Government says power and resources should shift from Oranga Tamariki to communities.

‘I could have been her, or could be next time’. A disability researcher on Lena Zhang Harrap’s death

Lena Zhang Harrap’s death has reignited conversations about violence in Aotearoa.