Anthony Costello

How young men struggle with body image pressures | One For The Boys | Ep 4

A new bodybuilder and group of friends discuss body image struggles

Men can't talk about their feelings and it's a deadly problem | One For The Boys | Ep 3

Suck it up. Harden Up. Be a man about it. How many times have you heard these words?

We talk to people who make porn and people who consume it | One For The Boys | Ep 2

We take a look at how young guys navigate the world of porn.

Guys and violence: Am I weak if I back down? | One For the Boys | Ep 1

“Imagine if all your boys jump into a fight and you don’t? You’re just the one standing there.”

How the Polynesian Panthers’ legacy is alive today

Nearly 50 years since the Polynesian Panthers formed, their legacy lives on through young activists.

This group is helping men heal their own violence

New Zealand Police investigate a domestic violence case every four minutes. The members of Tauawhi Men's Centre in Gisborne are working to overcome this problem…

Explainer: what's happening for homeless people after lockdown

During lockdown, the streets of Aotearoa have been nearly empty at night. That's partly due to the fact that the government has made 1600 motel units…

Teaching tamariki to live off the land

Tapere-Nui-A-Whatonga on the East Cape is one of the most remote schools in Aotearoa. This tiny school is teaching tamariki how to live off the land.

Homeless at lockdown

The key message being enforced nationwide is that we need to stay home. So what do you do if you don't have a house to call…

What's it like to get a Covid-19 test?

Michael started experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, so he went to his GP to get tested. We followed him to see what it's like.

This whānau quit Australia to live off-grid

The prospect of long-term self-isolation has got some of us a bit anxious (looking at the panic buyers at Pak'n'Save), but this whānau has got it…

What's it really like when you go to Waitangi?

If you've never been to Waitangi before, it's easy to think it's all sombre politics and fighting, but the people there know it's about so much…

The Manurewa drop-in centre helping people survive

“Everything is expensive now. Food’s gone up. Petrol’s gone up. Rent’s gone up. How can people survive?” Debbie Munroe saw people of all backgrounds in her…

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…

Top tips for talking to a friend with mental health challenges

We asked Dr Angela Lim, CEO of mental health app Clearhead, to share some tips on how to talk to a friend or family member who’s…

The mystery of the cannabis plant growing in downtown Auckland

In 1986, the Auckland City Council kindly planted some greenery on Vulcan Lane. And among the shrubs was a lone, humble cannabis plant... 🙇‍♀️

NZ Music Awards: Breaking Down the Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Stylist to the stars Sammy Salsa takes us through a night at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards following the nominees for Breakthrough Artist of the Year…

Last of the Mountain Gorillas

We ventured deep into the jungles of Uganda to catch a rare glimpse at one of the most endangered animals of the planet: the Mountain Gorillas.…

The City of Garbage

In Manshiyat Naser, a ward on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, is an area known as the City of Garbage. Here, the Zabbaleen - which translates…

Reclamation: being brown, femme and proud

'Reclamation' is about unapologetically taking up space - physically, ideologically, spiritually. We went backstage at the show by FAF SWAG to talk to performers and crew…

A youth mentor on what it's like to be homeless

Aged 18, Anahera spent five months homeless. She tells us how she and her niece would sleep in public bathrooms with the hand dryer on to…

Miss June weigh in on post-punk and bubble tea

“Antevert my uterus and birth you all / Anarchy can only be about a girl,” sings Miss June vocalist and guitarist Annabel Liddell, who’s putting her medical…

Fashion designer told her work wasn't 'Māori enough'

Kohi Woodman was told her designs for her street fashion label IndigenousASF weren't Māori enough. Her response? "It's Māori because I'm Māori."

The Others Way Festival

K’Road made a strong argument for being the home of music in Aotearoa. 

The Others Way Festival hit Karangahape Road on Friday night for an evening of eclectic…

Raupatu: Land confiscations explained

The word 'whenua' means both 'placenta' and 'land' in te reo. This is no coincidence - it reflects the deep and symbiotic connection Māori have with…

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 Raglan Cat Killer

A few years ago in the town of Raglan, cats started going missing and were later found half-frozen and dead in rubbish bags. A perpetrator was…

Rare sighting of huge Pygmy Blue Whales

This winter is the second winter in a row that Pygmy Blue Whales have been spotted in Tīkapa Moana o Hauraki (Auckland's Hauraki Gulf). We head…

The return of glass milk bottles?

In the mid-1990s, glass milk bottles were replaced with plastic. This milk delivery service is on a mission to bring glass back. Starting with Raglan, perhaps…