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

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

Covid-19 Update: Auckland to stay in level 3, with new rules starting Tuesday 11:59PM

The government has released a ‘road map’ to gradually ease Auckland out of tight restrictions.

Ahi Kōmau - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 3:

Can mātauranga Māori help us find solutions and understanding on suicide prevention?

Premiere: Mazbou Q’s new music documentary shows a future of Black freedom

Rapper Mazbou Q has released a mini-documentary with a message for the African diaspora.

Two Indonesian sisters talk about finding your place miles away from home | Conversations With My…

“I don’t think I can move back to Indonesia. Home for me is now here,” says Avi.

The youth advocate helping people “find their fish” | The Outliers

“After I told my mum, I feel like I can finally be me.” Opening up about her trauma allowed Talei to become her full self. She…

Checking in on Te Kao’s Far North Covid Checkpoint

How this remote town in the far, far north is keeping their community safe from Covid.

This night market gives differently-abled people a platform

Illuminate is a night market that showcases the work of young people that come from a disability background, or from a youth group that challenges the…

The thriving African community living on the water

Ganvie is a village in West Africa that sits on stilts in the middle of a lake. Formed more than 300 years ago as a way…

Waikato Arena Rampage

Welcome to Hamilton's fighting game tournament, the Waikato Arena Rampage. From humble beginnings, this annual tournament is growing legs as more and more gamers join the…

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…

The battle for the rodeo in New Zealand

Get a glimpse at rodeo culture and New Zealand's urban/rural divide has never been more apparent. From passionate cowboys to empathetic animal rights activists, is there…

Michelle lives in a tiny home community

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

Pasifika in Southland

At the very bottom of Te Wai Pounamu lies one of the smallest Pasifika communities in Aotearoa. We asked the Pacific Island Advisory and Cultural Trust…

WELLFed: Changing our nutritional habits

Cooking delicious and nourishing food on a budget can mean a little time and a lot of creativity... Re: welcomes WELLfed, a Porirua initiative teaching their…

The modernisation of Tangihanga

How would you feel if your funeral was live-streamed? It sounds strange but it is just one of the issues that stand in front of traditional…

Getting called to join the army in Singapore

Singapore is one of several countries around the globe with mandatory National Service. Even after being in New Zealand 15 years, Gabe had to return to…

New Zealand's tool library

So you want to build a house but you don't even own a hammer? No worries! Pop along to the tool library where you can loan…

Sharing stories about mental health

Liv Young started MENTAL - a mental health publication as a safe online space where people can share their stories and experiences with mental health.

When your parent is in prison, who is there for you?

Pillars (Ka Pou Whakahou) is aiming to break the cycle of generational offending by providing care and support for young Kiwis who have parents in prison.…

IntRe:pid - Park protectors

Tourism or trees? Budapest's City Park is guarded 24/7 by vigilantes determined to halt construction of 5 new museums which threaten the park's future 🌲🏛

We went to NZ's first flat earth conference

We went along to Aotearoa's first Flat Earth Conference, where people believe space isn't real and gravity is a lie...

My family is shaped by war

War is a foreign concept for most Kiwis, but for Maha and her family it was a fact of life. Maha shares their journey of surviving…

The small town boxing gym helping at-risk teens

This Porirua gym is punching above its weight in the big heart range. Meet the team at the local boxing club that's changing the lives of…

A Racism Conversation

We sat down for a kōrero about racism. Yup, it sure does exist. 🇳🇿😡

Disability in the media

Diversity of those with disabilities can be often overlooked by mainstream media. Welcome Red Nicholson, creator of Conversations With Crips, a podcast busting media myths surrounding…

Kaitaia students tackling bullying at their school

We went and spoke with some of the students at Kaitaia College who have experienced bullying and have decided to do something about it.

Buying a Pak'n Save for the people

PAK'nSAVE is great for a bargain, but Kaitaia's community really struck gold when they bought the abandoned supermarket for just $2! So, what are they going…

Bedtime stories from the inside

Arohata Women's Prison lets these prisoners record bedtime stories to their loved ones - whether it's to their kids, uncles or even their pets! 🌜📖