Politics

How one woman is fighting meth in small-town New Zealand

Methamphetamine is easier to come across than you might think - especially in NZ's small towns. "It's a lot easier to find than marijuana," says one…

Who are Rohingya refugees and why is their country going to court for genocide?

The UN calls the Rohingya "the most persecuted minority in the world." Although they have lived in the land now known as Myanmar for hundreds of…

Is drug driving a problem?

Have you ever been in a car when the driver was high? How did that make you feel? People share their experiences, and weigh in on…

The 23 year old politician boosting voter turnout

At age 20, Sarah Colcord was elected to the Manurewa Local Board, making her one of the youngest politicians in New Zealand. Three years later, Sarah…

The comic book artist bringing free books to students

Michel Mulipola is a comic book artist/pro wrestler/gamer who's living his childhood dream illustrating beloved Marvel characters. He's bringing his story to students around New Zealand,…

The ex-gang leader running for mayor

Jay Hepi is an ex-gang leader running for mayor of the Far North. He talks about his criminal past, the harmful pressure to be 'hard' and…

The radical recyclists smashing the wheel of capitalism

Loop Groop rescue, recycle and repair bikes . Their workshop in Auckland's Eden Terrace has been a hub for people to get their bikes fixed or…

Re:visit - Remembering the Springbok Tour

During the Springbok rugby tour of 1981, New Zealand was divided over a system of racial segregation thousands of miles away. Many Kiwis protested against the…

#WeAreBeneficiaries

"Forced onto the job-seeker benefit while pregnant with cancer was a dehumanising traumatic experience." - We Are Beneficiaries is a social media project that aims to…

Abortion law reform

In the wake of Alabama making abortion illegal, we take a look at abortion in NZ law. Currently it is in the Crimes Act but there…

Guinea's school of circus

Keita Fodeba Centre for Acrobatic Arts, located in Guinea, is much more than a circus school. Welcoming in children and teenagers from the streets, KFCAA teaches…

'I was surveilled'

The government has been monitoring non-violent activists for years.

But the man accused of the Christchurch terrorist attack was not on any watchlist.

Why?

How do we plan for a boom in Wellington's population?

In this speaker series, hosted by the Wellington City Council, speakers address what our future population will look like, carbon neutrality, prefab houses and hearing kiwis…

The biggest investigation in NZ history

The biggest investigation in New Zealand history is underway to dissect the Christchurch terror attacks: How did our spy agencies miss this?

Yobithan's story of survival

Yobithan fled 25 years of civil war in Sri Lanka, landing in New Zealand to start a better life, a life with less fear and uncertainty.…

Te reo classes are in massive demand

Te reo Māori is undergoing a learning boom. With thousands on waiting lists for kura across the country, how are we dealing with this amazing revitalisation?

What is Capital Gains Tax?

It might be a little too easy to put the Capital Gains Tax in the 'too hard basket'... we've got you - here's Capital Gains Tax:…

Home schooling

Some do it for the lifestyle and others have more complicated reasons. We delve into the interesting world of homeschooling.

Brekfist: Education

It's been nigh on one too many years since the youthful Johanna and Saraid graced their high-school halls, so what's changed? Are girls still twinking in…

The Book Dedicated to the Children of South Auckland

This inspiring wee book is dedicated to the children of South Auckland and the Pacific ?? We can't wait to see you all change the world!

The Housetruck Community

Here's a solution for all you travel dreamers who get a little homesick... take your house with you! We chatted to The Extravaganza Fair, the lively…

Disability Housing in New Zealand

'People talk about us heading towards a housing crisis for disabled people. From the stories I've been hearing... we're already there.' This is Aotearoa's housing crisis…

Passive Housing

These houses are heated and cooled for the same price as running your fridge. It's called a passive house, and its secret is simple: insulation ??

How hard is it to find a flat in Auckland?

Liam is searching for one of the most elusive and expensive things in Tāmaki Makaurau: a flat ??

Michelle lives in a tiny home community

Michelle may live in a tiny house, but she moved there to fulfill a big dream ??

How does Walter own 3 houses?

In these days of student loans and brunch, owning a house is something many of us can only dream of. But what about Walter? Walter has…

Flattiquette

Living in a shared house comes with a few unspoken rules. Here are a few tips on how you can step up your flat etiquette -…

Why are renters scared to use a service that fights for their rights?

If you're renting in Aotearoa there's a high chance you know what Molly's talking about. But why aren't more renters doing something about their crappy conditions?

The impact of technology on handwriting

Does technology mean the end of the pen license?!

Why are we being taught stuff that's gonna be taken over by robots anyway?

Some research says accountants have a 95% chance of having their job taken over by robots. Is there any point still studying accounting??