Unprecedented result in Race Unity Speech Awards

For the first time in 22 years, two speakers have been named joint national champions in the annual Race Unity Speech Awards. Chief judge NZ Police... Read More

Poems wanted on theme of ‘generations’

A  New Zealand publishing company is calling for poems based on the theme of 'generations' for its next unique anthology. ‘Generations’... Read More

LIVE: Celebrating Matariki

New Zealand is today marking the start of the Māori New Year Matariki with a public holiday for the first time ever. We'll have the latest on... Read More

Transpower issues power cut warning

The national grid operator Transpower has issued a New Zealand-wide emergency over power shortage. Its system operator advises there is a risk of insufficient... Read More

Grandmother‘s plea to return iPhone baby photos

Grandmother Josie Hinkley is pleading for the photographs of her deceased grandson to be returned following the loss of her daughter’s iPhone on... Read More

Coroner releases report into BOP tourist drowning

A man was found floating face down at a Rotorua pool complex where the duty manager was “unaware of the absence of a rostered lifeguard”. The... Read More

Urgent appeal as families at “breaking point”

Vulnerable children are bearing the brunt of the cost-of-living crisis, with teachers in schools and early childhood centres supported by KidsCan reporting... Read More

How to outwit scammers‘ latest ploys

Digital safety specialists are warning people to be savvy of more sophisticated ploys cybercriminals are using to appear official and target victims. Scammers... Read More

Māori encouraged to craft a career

People from across the country have the chance to become a part of the legacy at New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts Institute, honing their skills in traditional... Read More

Youth blend Mātauranga Māori and western science

Te Arawa Lakes Trust’s inaugural Te Tūkohu Ngāwhā Science and Design Fair is inspiring rangatahi to blend mātauranga Māori and western science... Read More

Kiwis asked to give up alcohol for Dry July

With July just around the corner, Dry July NZ Trust is asking kiwis to give up alcohol for the month to raise funds for support services and care increasingly... Read More

Pay talks: Firefighters take industrial action

Firefighters across the country are taking industrial action on Monday over pay, conditions, staff shortages and a lack of mental health support. After... Read More

Hundreds compete in NZ-wide chamber music contest

More than 300 secondary school ensembles from across New Zealand will be competing in the 2022 NZCT Chamber Music Contest. During June, the District... Read More

Refreshed locomotives take to the tracks

The Government is welcoming the return of a stalwart of the New Zealand’s rail sector, with this week's completed refurbishment of the first... Read More

New infrared camera to detect illegal wood burners

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Compliance officers will start using new infrared camera technology to help detect illegal non-compliant wood burner use... Read More