New Zealand

Queen Elizabeth has died at age 96: We take a look back

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died after reigning for 70 years.

There's a friendship recession and it's hurting NZ men

“I think I was in denial about it for a long time."

Here’s how your $10 t-shirt is made: fast fashion explained

40% of clothes imported into New Zealand were estimated to be made using forced and child labour.

Students vs Taranaki oil exploration: High Court dismisses case

Student climate activists argued new oil exploration permits breached New Zealand law.

Asking people how much their outfit costs

"We love a thrifty queen."

Here's our award-winning stories

We're tooting our own horns.

Startling link between state care and prison in NZ

State care and ending up in prison is directly linked, according to new data.

What rural fashion says about NZ culture

“There's nowhere here that you need to be dressed up to go. This is us. This is how we are.”

NZ Government sanctions sick jobseekers for failing to prepare for work

The Labour Government has cut the benefits of around 4000 sick, injured of disabled jobseekers.

Welcome to Fashion Week

Here's what you need to know about our fashion and beauty coverage for this week.

NZ firefighters walk off for an hour for better pay and working conditions

At least 2000 professional firefighters across Aotearoa will be walking off the job today.

Bonus NCEA credits offered to students for third year in a row

Covid-19 is causing ongoing challenges for high school students in NZ.

Upswing in support for ACT Party, Labour continues to dip in latest poll

Jacinda Ardern has "no plans to go anywhere" and wanted to contest the 2023 election as leader.

Her best friend died at a Dunedin flat party. Now she's calling for change

Megan Prentice's best friend Sophia Crestani died in an overcrowded flat party in 2019.

NZ must take action on monkeypox now, sexual health experts say

Experts are urging the Government to take steps to prevent monkeypox from becoming endemic.

Here's what you need to know about NZ's plan to tackle climate change

This adaptation plan is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

There is not enough support for Asian mental health in NZ

'I've given you a perfect life, why do you need therapy?'

Monkeypox has officially arrived in NZ, so what is it?

“It is less contagious than Covid-19 and the outbreaks are much smaller,” Krause says.

NZ declares US far-right group Proud Boys a terrorist organisation

Aotearoa has designated the American far-right group the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity.

Periods, poverty and debt: Rangatahi grill politicians

Rangatahi asked politicians about poverty, period products and lowering the voting age in NZ.

Sāmoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata'afa to visit NZ

This visit marks 60 years since the Treaty of Friendship between Aotearoa and Samoa was signed. 

Petition to change NZ to Aotearoa presented to Parliament

Te Pāti Māori has presented its petition urging Parliament to change New Zealand's official name.

Meth laced MDMA tablet found in NZ for first time

Methamphetamine has reportedly been found in an MDMA tablet in New Zealand for the first time.

Remembering Bastion Point occupation leader Joe Hawke

Tributes have been flowing in for the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei leader.

Inside the club night that’s elevating fashion in Auckland

This Africa Day, we revisit our night at the best party in town.

Covid update May 24: 8435 cases, 15 deaths

There are 327 people in hospital - 10 of those people are in ICU or HDU.

Fight to lower voting age to 16 will head to Supreme Court

A date is yet to be set but Make It 16 will be heading to the Supreme Court.

With op shop prices on the rise, second hand clothing becomes controversial

We look into the for and against argument of thrift flipping

Hori’s Pledge: campaign to correct the country’s name to Aotearoa

It's a pushback against Don Brash's Hobson's Pledge.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for Covid

She's one of 7,068 other new cases of Covid-19 today.