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Talking about OCD with BENEE

“I'm just constantly counting and it got really annoying. At one point, I was counting pumps of face cleanser, and I was just like, Oh, God,…

Traffic light system: Auckland, Northland and parts of central North Island will be red, rest of NZ…

Monday 29 November, 4pm

Today the government has announced which colour each region of New Zealand will be at when the country enters the traffic light system…

5 lessons from interviewing 100 indigenous wāhine

Qiane Matata-Sipu shares 5 lessons from interviewing 100 indigenous wāhine.

Covid update: 1 death; 77 people in hospital; 178 new cases

Another person with Covid has died. Today’s new community cases are in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes and MidCentral. 

The Ministry of Health said the…

Covid update: 215 new cases and more info on vaccines and businesses

There are 215 new community cases today: 196 in Auckland, 11 in Waikato, four in Northland.

COVEN’s Moe Laga on running away from home and finding her family | Eating Fried Chicken in the…

"I don't have all the answers but I just base it off what I've been through and my survival."

Police help woman ‘held hostage’ by possum

The woman called Dunedin police late Sunday night when the possum kept charging at her

Traditional Sāmoan medicinal plant found to be as effective as ibuprofen

New research shows the matalafi plant works in a similar way to ibuprofen.

‘I had a massive identity crisis’: Joe Daymond on his return to Aotearoa | Eating Fried Chicken in…

“I remember I would sign surveys and when it would ask what nationality I was, I would put NZ/European. Because I didn’t have any association with…

Covid update: Northland to move to alert level 3 at midnight

The announcement comes after new cases cropped up at the top of the region

Covid update: 125 new cases, including 2 in Christchurch

There are 125 new community cases today.

Manifesting summer from South Auckland's front yards in lockdown: in photos

Photographer Geoffery Matautia aked his friends what they're most looking forward to in summer.

'It wasn’t just the dawn raids': 4 Pacific men talk about mental health and racism in NZ | Eating…

Oscar Kightley, Church Leon & Henry Hohenberger join James Nokise in discussion of mental health.

Covid update: 20 new cases. 38 in hospital.

20 new cases today, bringing the total number associated with the current community cluster to 801.

Covid update: 75 new community cases, all but 1 are in Auckland. All over 12s eligible for vaccine.

Today’s 75 new cases brings the total number of community cases to 687.

Explainer: Was NZ’s vaccine rollout actually too slow?

Have we been slow and irresponsible with our vaccinations? And if so, why?

Here's 6 Re: stories to distract yourself from Covid

Sick of Covid already? Here's our antidote.

Covid update: Level 4 in place everywhere until 11.59pm Tuesday 24 August

Level 4 in place everywhere until 11.59pm Tuesday 24 August

Covid update: 21 Covid cases in the community

It’s day two of level four nationally and we’re at 10 community cases of the Delta variant.

Only 37% of young NZers think life is fair, compared to 54% of boomers

New research looks at the fairness of life between younger and older New Zealanders

What do you look for in a partner, and do you even have those qualities yourself?

What is cheating? And is marriage still important to our generation?

Less than half of NZ teens live with both their biological parents, study finds

New research has given us a snapshot of what modern families look like in New Zealand.

I’m turned on by love letters

“Handwriting is a big turn on - I think I have a fetish for handwriting."

The world junior BMX champion from the Waikato | The Outliers

Jessie Smith is the world junior BMX champion, and she’s from the Waikato. Her goal is to become the fastest woman on a BMX bike, and…

How rugby turned Tina into Tina the Tongan Tank | The Outliers

“They call me Tina the Tongan Tank...Once I have the ball, everyone knows that Tina is going to carry.” Tina Maota’tane is a 22-year-old playing for the…

Here’s the things we Googled this year

In 2020 - stuck at home, glued to our monitors and desperate for information - what did New Zealand Google? Below are the terms from New…

Mosque attack Inquiry triggers law changes and apology from government

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the mosque attacks, released today, found particular government agencies failed to protect Muslim communities, as well as failures in firearms…