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Garth Bray

06:39
Would you pocket a $50 note if you found it on the ground? Fair Go speaks to one woman who chose to hand it in.

Finders keepers? - Think again before pocketing that $50 rustling on the footpath

Fair Go finds carelessly losing cash doesn't extinguish your property rights.

07:37
Neither ACC or the Ministry of Justice have given Michael much to grin about.

Fair Go: Bar bashing leaves Christchurch man paying through his teeth for dental care

Michael Burns literally had the smile wiped off his face - two of his otherwise perfect teeth were smacked out - and now he's battling to get the money that should be coming his way.

04:31

How do you convince Auckland Transport you did have the kids in the back when they ticket you for using the T3 lane?

Paul Martin came to Fair Go with a story about competitive barbecuing, rush hour traffic and $170 fine that he didn’t deserve.

04:51
Garth Bray attempts to clear up the confusion once and for all.

Taxi driver stunned at fine after parking in mobility spot without permit to help amputee customer

Brian Stewart said he was trying to help, but Hutt City Council said he was denying others who might need it.

05:36
Too many it seems, until Fair Go gets involved that is.

Fair Go: How many companies does it take to change a Wellington street light bulb?

Alan Knowles had a small problem – his street light had gone out - and he couldn't get anyone to fix it.

07:58
If you’ve booked a weekend away, your room could be alarmingly unalarmed.

'It's a safety issue': Concerns not all Kiwi motel rooms fitted with smoke alarms

Under the Building Act, anything signed off before 1991 must only meet the building code of its day.

09:03
If your home is damp and poorly ventilated, you are probably sharing it with mould.

Mould brings heartache for Christchurch woman still waiting for quake repairs

Fair Go reports there's a big question around mould which someone ought to be trying to answer.

04:27
Thankfully Judy's experience was a case of out-of-date policy, not PC gone mad.

Christchurch woman bemused after cafe denies request to butter takeaway scone for 'health and safety' reasons

Judy's experience at the Christchurch Hospital cafe was a case of out-of-date policy, not PC gone mad.

03:17
New Zealanders consume on average 37 teaspoons of sugar each day.

Clearer labelling around sugar in foods being considered by regulators

The Food Regulation Standing Committee is looking at seven ideas.

08:27
More and more Kiwis are opting to volunteer as part of their OE – but one woman found her experience with orangutans disheartening.

When volun-tourism isn't all it's cracked up to be' - 'It was pretty much a zoo'

More and more Kiwis are opting to volunteer as part of their OE - but one woman found her experience with orangutans disheartening.

03:13

Pair of Kiwi travellers sound the alarm after two New Zealand banks sell them expired British currency

Ruby Pickering Ruby and Cassie Erskine had only just arrived in Scotland when they found the £100 they acquired in New Zealand were no longer legal tender.

08:38

Bunnings does right by Auckland family whose treasured possessions were destroyed by faulty heater fire

Fair Go reports the heater bought from the DIY chain sparked a destructive fire four-years-ago.

06:14
What can go wrong when you buy land? Can you assume it’s fit to build on? How can you find out first?

Couple's dream of building home turns sour after potential nasties found in ground - 'You either smile or cry'

Buried topsoil and material suggested uncertified fill was on Sheree and Ryan Brinch's Christchurch property.

07:37
”Who should fix it? Fair Go investigates”

When your car is faulty is the car maker obliged to put it right?

Kerryn Woodward bought a used Mazda a year ago and the dashboard is melting.

03:02
An Auckland woman was moved by the story of Paul Gasson and his Irish setter Dillon.

Benefactor humbles Kiwi conservationist rammed by fleeing tourist driver

"It's quite, quite humbling actually," said Paul Gasson.

08:08
Happy Campers’ owner Kevin Whiteside said they're "not liable for any damage" rental drivers cause.

Rental car companies under fire for refusing to help clean up tourist drivers' NZ road chaos

Happy Campers rental company said they're "not liable for any damage" rental drivers cause.

06:21
Roger and Tara can't talk about it, but seven years on, they've finally settled with Vero.

Good news for Christchurch family stretched to breaking point by battle with Vero insurance company

Roger and Tara can't talk about it, but seven years on, they've finally settled.

06:49
Fair Go has been investigating insurance claims for meth damage.

Is your rental property really insured if it's contaminated with P?

Fair Go reports landlords could be exposed to a huge loss on their rental property, even if they've taken out insurance.

07:14
So what's behind the move, as washing your hands with soap and water stops the spread of germs?

Auckland school's removal of soap from children's toilets labelled 'appalling' by public health professor

The school felt the children were wasting those basic items, but failed to follow some of the most basic health advice with its policy.

07:39
Zane Hunt purchased downloads in Australia, but can't use them in New Zealand.

Passionate gamer left frustrated by PlayStation's rules on downloaded content when moving countries

Zane Hunt feels like the one who got played by PlayStation because he can't shift all he paid for in Australia back to NZ.

05:17
It is common courtesy to leave a note if you accidently scrape or dent someone's parked car. Some think they're above the law.

'I always have to chase them' - pursuing the roadside carnage culprit

It is common courtesy to leave a note if you accidentally scrape or dent someone's parked car. Some think they're above the law.

05:12
The Martin Jetpack may be the stuff of childhood dreams, but it is also the cause of a neighbourly nightmare down south.

Kiwi inventiveness and ingenuity shatters the tranquillity of country life

The Martin Jetpack may be the stuff of childhood dreams, but it is also the cause of a neighbourly nightmare down south.

07:33
The average New Zealander eats 15 pies each year, collectively we scoff 66-million.

'How's that going to feed me?' - company supplying meat pies to supermarkets which aren't actually pies

The product was a six pack of Westie Mince +Cheese purchased from a Countdown.

03:23
Some strange goings-on in Auckland's posh suburb of Remuera have got one resident feeling perplexed.

Chorus says sorry for digging up Auckland woman's driveway entrance

Fair Go solved the mystery of who made a mess outside the home of Sharon Cross.

05:06
Mario Gregor was bemused to be given a fine despite purchasing a ticket to park in a council spot.

Motorcyclist surprised by parking fine - which he got after paying for parking

The man parked in a regular car park - and that's not allowed by Wellington City Parking Services.

02:09
The Government has set higher standards that will affect businesses testing and cleaning meth residue.

The P epidemic has left its mark in houses throughout NZ, but has the clean-up been over zealous?

The Government has set higher standards that will affect businesses testing and cleaning meth residue.

08:20

Have you ever wondered what's really in a glass of milk?

Anchor blue top milk will soon be labelled "standardised" following a Fair Go story that looks into the way our milk is made.

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