Max Bania

01:49
Some Black Caps helped launch a new education initiative, Cricket Smart, encouraging kids to learn through sport.

Big guns backing school programme aiming to use cricket to teach maths

Cricket Smart is being supported by some big guns - like Ross Taylor.

Some Black Caps helped launch a new education initiative, Cricket Smart, encouraging kids to learn through sport.

How cricket helps improve kids' maths – with the Black Caps tick of approval

Some Black Caps helped launch a new education initiative, Cricket Smart, encouraging kids to learn through sport.

02:12
Gurjinder Singh and lover Amandeep Kaur were today jailed for the horrific murder of Davender Singh.

'Brutal, callous and cruel' - High Court judge describes Papatoetoe murderers

Gurjinder Singh and lover Amandeep Kaur were today jailed for the horrific murder of Davender Singh.

01:59
The local community is being encouraged to dob in the culprits.

Crackdown on illegal rubbish dumpers in Coromandel

The local community is being encouraged to dob in the culprits.

Opinion: Black Caps batsmen missing ruthless streak needed for greatness

The top order is diverging from a gameplan that has served them so well in their remarkable recent winning streak, writes Max Bania.

01:23
The protesters blocked off the city while having fun voicing their opinions about the TPP signing.

Some TPP protesters had a ball: 'The plan is to run around and spread glitter everywhere'

The protesters blocked off the city while having fun voicing their opinions about the TPP signing.

01:42
The 43-strong team will battle fires in Tasmania, where fires have been burning for more than a fortnight.

More Kiwi firefighters head to Australia to help fight wild fires

The 43-strong team will battle fires in Tasmania, where fires have been burning for more than a fortnight.

01:46
Pearce is facing an uncertain future after a video of him imitating sex with a dog at a party was widely circulated.

Embattled Roosters star Mitchell Pearce quiet after dog video emerges

Pearce is facing an uncertain future after a video of him imitating sex with a dog at a party was widely circulated.

01:53
More than three quarters of the drownings last year were preventable, with the toll among Maori particularly high.

Water safety authorities urge shift in culture as drownings increase

More than three quarters of the drownings last year were preventable, with the toll among Maori particularly high.

01:43
This pristine slice of coastline in the Abel Tasman National Park is up for tender, a block of land locals are hoping to nab.

Chance to buy back a piece of NZ paradise only requires a pledge

This pristine slice of coastline in the Abel Tasman National Park is up for tender, a block of land locals are hoping to nab.

01:57
Archaeologists are digging up a 190-year-old shipyard in the Hokianga.

Vital clues into early days of European settlement unearthed in Far North

Archaeologists are digging up New Zealand's first shipyard on the Hokianga Harbour.

01:57
Archaeologists are digging up a 190-year-old shipyard in the Hokianga.

Excavation unearths clues about early European settlement

Archaeologists are digging up a 190-year-old shipyard in the Hokianga.

New figures show parents have contributed a billion dollars of voluntary donations to schools since 2000.

Rising cost of education: This is how much parents will need to fork out

Kiwi parents are being warned to plan ahead with a new school year just days away.

00:37
Waqas Naveed shouts his hero at Auckland International Airport, after the Pakistani skipper turned up in Auckland with no local currency.

I'll get this one! Pakistan cricket fan comes to Shahid Afridi's rescue at McDonald's

Waqas Naveed shouts his hero at Auckland International Airport, after the Pakistani skipper turned up in Auckland with no local currency.

01:46
Authorities want to make sure people understand the risks of swimming and boating this summer.

90 drownings already this year: 'Stop and think before you go near the water'

Authorities want to make sure people understand the risks of swimming and boating this summer.

01:57
Hoverboards are under investigation in the US after several fires.

Dodgy hoverboards limited to America, WorkSafe says issues not relevant in NZ

Hoverboards are under investigation in the US after several fires.

01:50
The late All Black was virtually broke when he died, despite being one of rugby's biggest earners in his heyday.

Lomu's kids left with nothing: What happened?

The late All Black was virtually broke when he died, despite being one of rugby's biggest earners in his heyday.

'Swimming is amazing' - spinal patient to compete in Auckland Harbour Crossing

Four years ago David Lowe's prospect of leading a normal life seemed unlikely.

'He was beating her every day' - murder accused tells court

A South Auckland man jointly accused of killing his mistress's husband says he "had no need to kill him".

01:05
Hundreds turn out to the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau to honour the fallen rugby superstar.

'This is where it all started for Jonah': South Auckland turns out to mourn All Black legend

Hundreds turn out to the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau to honour the fallen rugby superstar.

01:45
The popular personal driver service teamed up with the SPCA to bring kittens to the workplace as they look to expand services in New Zealand.

Uber fights to win hearts and minds, with kittens

The popular personal driver service teamed up with the SPCA to bring kittens to the workplace as they look to expand services in New Zealand.

01:50
"Fortunately there was a young lady at the station who had a pair of size 13s," said Counties cop Steve Smith.

High-heeled men's stylish show of solidarity against violence towards women

"Fortunately there was a young lady at the station who had a pair of size 13s," said Counties cop Steve Smith.

01:56
Tributes have flowed for three people killed in yesterday’s crash, while police consider a potential sinister cause to the crash.

Police believe two cars involved in deadly Mongrel Mob crash

Police can't rule out the car carrying four was deliberately shunted off the road by the other vehicle.

00:56
The Ruatoria 10-year-old met the entire All Blacks squad and even traveled in the team bus.

'Nehe gave me RWC final boots!': Kuratiwaka's 'best day in my whole life'

The Ruatoria 10-year-old met the entire All Blacks squad and even traveled in the team bus.

01:21
We follow the Ruatoria boy's journey and the moment he met his hero at the All Blacks' victory celebrations in Auckland.

'The All Blacks kidnapped my son!' Kuratiwaka takes off with idol Nehe Milner-Skudder

We follow the Ruatoria boy's journey and the moment he met his hero at the All Blacks' victory celebrations in Auckland.

Opinion: This is the greatest All Blacks side of all time

Today was a day to celebrate the culmination of a wonderful era of NZ rugby, writes Max Bania.

00:10

'It's not healthy for our kids'- Residents' dismay at massive dumping ground

Furniture, TVs, children's toys and car tyres have been discarded.

01:41
The godwits' round trip to Alaska and back includes Chinese feeding grounds that had been under pressure from development.

Bird of the Year godwit gets Chinese habitat protection deal

New Zealand has reached an understanding with China to protect the habitat of a well-known migratory bird - the godwit.

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