Baz Macdonald

How NZers are protesting Israel with their wallets

Boycotting has become a major tool for New Zealanders looking to support the Palestinian people.

A young homeless person answers your questions

“Every day is different.”

Is Wellington’s nightlife dying?

Some say the vibes are off in Wellington’s most popular nightlife spot.

Who are NZ’s biggest emitters?

NZ produces 77.6 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

Anger and outrage: students to rally against government climate approach

20 protests are planned across New Zealand for Friday April 5.

Your 2024 Young New Zealander of the Year

Meet the nominees and winner of this year’s award

Alien Weaponry: The world is embracing Māori, why can’t Aotearoa?

We sat down with the band after they opened for Guns N’ Roses in Wellington.

A NZ Wikipedia writer answers your questions

Who writes NZ’s Wikipedia entries? And what do they get out of it?

More people using cocaine than meth: NZ drug use report

Five key takeaways from the NZ drug use report.

Meet the knights of rural NZ: The Levin Medieval Fair

Check out the culture and community of NZ’s niche but thriving medieval recreation subculture.

How Waitangi Day became a day of protest

‘What the hell have we got to celebrate?’

What it’s like being a female corrections officer in a high-security male prison

"Corrections has people applying for prison roles spend a day in a prison before they take the job."

How your corn chips are made

New Zealanders spend over $1 billion a year on snack foods, but do you know how they are made?

Is greed impacting the cost of your groceries?

Some reports say the high cost of living is being driven by firms charging more than they need to.

'At 21 years old... this was not the plan': NZ's youngest MP

We followed New Zealand’s youngest MP in 170 years as she delivered her maiden speech in Parliament.

Three Waters is dead. But our water system is still fucked

How much do you know about New Zealand’s water infrastructure or the massive issues with it?

What the coalition deal means for renters

A Renters United spokesperson says the policies empower landlords and disenfranchise renters.

Young people vote the least. But that is changing

This year youth enrollment jumped up to 83%, up from 75% in 2017.

What a National-led government could mean for rangatahi

The results will have a big impact on their lives, political campaigner Max Harris says.

Policy breakdown: Crime and justice

Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on crime and justice.

The generational divide this election

We use Vote Compass data to get an insight on how different generations think about the big issues.

Policy breakdown: climate change

Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on climate.

Policy breakdown: Cost of living

Get an overview of each New Zealand political parties' policy on cost of living.

Do voters feel like youth crime is getting worse?

We asked them if the issue will affect how they vote in the upcoming election.

The convoy returns to Parliament

Several groups involved in the convoy occupation of Parliament returned today.

Youth crime isn’t more common, it’s just more visible

The past 15 years have actually seen a dramatic decline in youth crime, according MOJ stats.