Melissa Stokes

Melissa Stokes: What does being 'school ready' mean for you?

I had tissues, he had a backpack bigger than him. Was he ready? I have no idea.

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Many Kiwis went online to show how the weather affected them.

Watch: The best of the wild weather as seen on social media

Many Kiwis went online to show how the weather affected them.

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Smaller products, bigger prices, why do companies think they can get away with it?

Did you notice your cup of tea becoming more expensive?

Jude Lipanovic wrote to Fair Go after noticing there was something wrong with the Twinings Lady Grey Box.

02:49
The epic mini-series will unveil the more personal side of the Kiwi hero.

New Ed Hillary series focuses on the man – not the mountain

The epic mini-series will unveil the more personal side of the Kiwi hero.

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The wise and witty All Blacks coach has made us laugh, cringe and has even invented a few new sayings.

The good, the bad and the 'bloody ugly': The best of Steve Hansen's RWC quotes

The wise and witty All Blacks coach has made us laugh, cringe and has even invented a few new sayings. Hansen-isms have been the highlight of this World Cup.

Melissa Stokes

Melissa Stokes is a 1 NEWS reporter and presenter based in Auckland

02:21

Luna Rossa pull the plug on the America’s Cup

America’s Cup organisers have a disaster on their hands thanks to the withdrawal of the Italians, one yachting expert says.

01:41

Jurors set to experience virtual crime scenes

ESR has revealed its latest crime fighting tool - a 3D scanner which will give juries a better picture of a crime scene.

01:56

Who are behind the best quotes of the year?

The general election ensured this year’s list would have a strong political theme.

01:51

Cruden joins ranks of boozy All Blacks

Aaron Cruden is the latest in a long line of All Blacks who have messed up after drinking.

01:56

Healthy habits could be harmful

Experts say some healthy habits may not be good for us.

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