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‘You’re not going to get a job in te reo Māori’: 3 people who proved this wrong

Today we are seeing the fruits of sacrifices whānau have made in order to save the language.

Checking your phone at work just makes you more bored, study finds

When you're bored at work, do you aimlessly scroll through your phone?

Young workers are more burnt out than any other age group, but why?

A new study has confirmed what a lot of young workers already know. We are bloody  burnt out. But with unstable employment, shitty paychecks and a…

Young Māori CEOs on how te ao Māori is the grounding for success

“I want to show our rangatahi they can achieve executive levels.”

NZ uni students refuse to quit coffee despite negative side effects

A study shows one quarter of uni students consume coffee despite negative side effects.

Young workers in NZ are three times more burnt out than others

New Zealand workers under the age of 30 are three times more likely to be burnt out than other demographics.

Do you feel like you’ve got nothing…

Māori scientists feel pressured to educate colleagues for free

New research highlights how Māori scientists are expected to raise the cultural capacity of their organisations without dedicated time or pay. 

The research, published this month in…

A young father shows us how he lives on the benefit | Show Us Your Money

A young father shows us his life on the Jobseeker Benefit.

How to watch porn ethically

We spoke to a porn performer, a sexuality coach and an academic about how to watch porn ethically.

Supermarket workers tell us about being on the front line of Covid-19

Supermarket workers are risking their health to keep us fed. Re: asked three workers how they’re coping and what they need from us to help them…

Work From Home Bingo

Lots of us are working from home now, which means... video conferencing!

Those who've dipped their toes into video conferencing before our present WFH times will know…

If you want to become a model in New Zealand, you better not expect to get paid

When you start out as a model in New Zealand, it’s not likely you’ll get paid any actual money. Faith Cleverley spoke to three young women…

Charmaine Smith - Full time cop and rugby player.

Charmaine Smith keeps our streets safe as a full-time cop AND represents Aotearoa in the Black Ferns. We struggle to get out of bed on a…

Why are we being taught stuff that's gonna be taken over by robots anyway?

Some research says accountants have a 95% chance of having their job taken over by robots. Is there any point still studying accounting??

Cricketer by choice, physio by necessity

Anlo plays a level of cricket that would mean she'd be a professional... if she was a man. Instead, she's also a physiotherapist to make…

West Coast ghost towns

They were once booming with industry and gleaming with gold - now you'd be lucky to spy a soul in these creepy West Coast ghost towns.

Waimangaroa Fire Station's Senior Firefighter is a 20 year old woman

Waimangaroa Fire Brigade is a real whānau affair for 20-year-old Carmen, who's the senior firefighter at the tiny West Coast town's volunteer service alongside her Mum…

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…

The woman who fought to say 'kia ora'

In 1984 Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish was almost fired for saying 'kia ora'. We take a look at how her protest paved the way for Te…

What came of the Occupy Movement?

The Occupy movement was designed to open up debate around the problems of capitalism, but what did it actually achieve? And was that even the point?

Brekfist: Power

Saraid and Johanna are serving up a hot plate of power this morning! When do you feel most powerful?

Workplace Bullying in Aotearoa

Bullying doesn't just happen in the schoolyard, it seems workplace bullying can also be an everyday occurrence. These personal stories have opened our eyes and it's…

Amazing NZ women

From politicians to pilots, there's no shortage of amazing wāhine hailing from the Land of the Long White Cloud 💖here are just a few...

Paving the way for women in politics: Elizabeth Yates

In 1893 Elizabeth Yates was elected the mayor of Onehunga, making her the first female mayor under the British Crown 👑🇳🇿🙌

Is it possible to make it as a Kiwi in London?

Emily started creative agency Phantom with a couple of mates in 2013. We got the chance to talk to her about how she thinks hailing from…

Playing rugby in Romania

Ōtautahi's Mike Stewart is repping New Zealand in Romania, playing rugby in Timisoara.

Comedian by day, Uber driver by night

Tarun Mohanbhai has a secret double life: during the day he's getting folks from A to B in his standard issue Toyota Prius as an Uber…