Michael Holland

03:49
Kerepehi, in Waikato, is growing after an old dairy factory was turned into an ice-cream making plant that exports everything to China.

'We want to roll out the red carpet, not the red tape' - small town revitalised by Chinese-led investment

Kerepehi is growing after an old dairy factory was turned into an ice-cream making plant.

03:46
Eowyn Star was shocked by the state of the local stream but instead of complaining, she got stuck in to get it cleaned up.

Paeroa mum's one-woman campaign to clean up local stream wins official support

Eowyn Star was shocked by the state of the local stream but instead of complaining.

03:23
Blackenbrook winery is very successful but it's resisting the traditional growth-based path to success.

Successful Nelson winery trying to keep its business small: 'Our mission is not to get too big'

Blackenbrook winery is very successful but it's resisting the traditional growth-based path to success.

06:17
Nic Marsh's parents say they understand how his death occurred but want compulsory cameras.

Parents of man shot dead by police forgive them - but want body cameras on armed cops

Marg and Nelson Marshall understand why police shot their son Nick five times - but want future armed incidents recorded.

03:44
Nat Warburton doesn't own a single device.

Watch: Meet Wanaka's Kiwi kid whose love of the outdoors has him attempting death-defying acts

Nat Warburton doesn't own a single device. He's too busy having the time of his life.

03:44
Michael Holland asks why it was so difficult for concerned onlookers to get help for a dog stuck in a car for hours.

Plight of dog stuck in car all day highlights problem authorities have helping animals in vehicles

Michael Holland asks why it was so difficult for concerned onlookers to get help for a dog stuck in a car for hours.

03:47
The sheer enjoyment of life is being found in the power of pedals at the world class velodrome in Cambridge.

These trikes look like a whole lot of fun, but they're also playing a vital role in rehabilitation

The enjoyment of life is being found in the power of pedals in Cambridge.

03:46
Seven Sharp was there as the first of murals on buildings in rural communities are produced by acclaimed artist Graham Hoete.

Top Kiwi mural artist Mr G could be paying your town a visit to leave his unique mark

Seven Sharp was there as the first of murals on buildings in rural communities are produced by acclaimed artist Graham Hoete.

02:44
At 54 times the size of a normal cow, meet Morrinsville's massive cow.

Watch: Meet the cow-lossal hefer about to put Morrinsville on the map

At 54 times the size of a normal cow, meet the mega new addition set to startle Morrinsville's good folk.

05:47
Seven Sharp's Michael Holland meets Rebecca Nelson, a singer keeping the memory of our fallen soldiers alive through song.

'Humbled, honoured and proud to sing for our country' - meet the young singer sharing wartime classic songs overseas

Seven Sharp's Michael Holland meets Rebecca Nelson, a singer keeping the memory of our fallen soldiers alive through song.

03:31
Only two of the aircraft - drafted into a variety of roles during WWII - still grace Kiwi skies.

'Like a ballerina on its toes' - DC-3 taking passengers on a grand trip back in time

Only two of the aircraft - drafted into a variety of roles during WWII - still grace Kiwi skies.

03:48
Brando 'Wildboy' Jelavich had issues with ADHD and bullying, but is now inspiring another young man.

'This is food for the soul' - formerly bullied Taranaki teen passing on his mojo

Brando 'Wildboy' Jelavich had issues with ADHD and bullying, but is now inspiring another young man.

03:36
Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

'That's our party trick' - plane buffs descend on Blenheim for famed air show

Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

04:56
The escape from Paremoremo in 1993 is still a source of intrigue, and now the whole story is being told on canvas by an artist.

Watch: An insight into one of NZ's most daring prison escapes from a former inmate with the inside word

The escape from Paremoremo in 1993 is still a source of intrigue, and now the whole story is being told on canvas by an artist.

04:06
Seven Sharp meets the man who has worked for years to make Helensville's Kaipara College an emerging force at the Waka Ama Nationals.

'He's a crack up, he's like mean as' - saluting a dedicated coach in the booming world of secondary schools waka ama

Seven Sharp meets the man who has worked for years to make Helensville's Kaipara College an emerging force at the Waka Ama Nationals.

02:54
Without even a hint of parental prodding, teens at Mangawhai Heads got stuck in to remove the graffiti.

'It's the Mangawhai way' - Teens rub out taggers handiwork on beloved skater bowl

Without parental prodding, teens at Mangawhai Heads removed the graffiti.

02:36
Te Amohaere Rudolph inspired many in Kaitaia, as well as Seven Sharp's Michael Holland.

Sparkling young Kaitaia teen loses battle with cancer

Te Amohaere Rudolph inspired many in Kaitaia, as well as Seven Sharp's Michael Holland.

03:39
'Mouse' as she is known stole many of our hearts recently. Seven Sharp has the latest on her recovery.

Young horse rider continues remarkable journey after being kicked in the face and gravely injured

'Mouse' as she is known stole many of our hearts recently. Seven Sharp has the latest on her recovery.

03:31
We go inside a more authentic way of teaching our kids about Shakespeare.

'It's incredible' - the Bard taken to small town New Zealand

Seven Sharp goes inside a more authentic way of teaching our kids about Shakespeare.

03:23
Grace, 14, begged her parents to allow her to open a gym after the Whangarei one closed suddenly.

'I was born to do this' - determined Northland teen opens up her own cheerleading gym

At only 14, a Northland teenager has embarked on her own business enterprise.

04:07
Auckland man Opetaia Foa'i got a call out of the blue to contribute his song-writing talents to the Oscar-nominated film.

Meet the upcoming, cultural, Kiwi muso who gifted his raw power to hit Disney film Moana

Auckland man Opetaia Foa'i got a call out of the blue to contribute his song-writing talents to the Oscar-nominated film.

04:04
The good folk of Mapiu are taking the bull by the horns as Michael Holland found out.

King Country school with just four pupils makes a plea for help

Mapiu School is not in the firing line yet, but it's thought that a pre-emptive pupil drive can't hurt.

05:05
Seven Sharp ventured south with a surprise for Brando 'Wildboy' Yelavich as he emerged from the wilds in Stewart Island.

'You guys are so sneaky!' - the epic Christmas surprise for an adventurer as he emerges from bush

Seven Sharp ventured to Stewart Island with a surprise for Brando 'Wildboy' Yelavich.

01:36
Michael Holland picks one of his favourite stories about 2016, which was about a cafe run by a group of schoolkids.

'He just started dancing and grooving' - Seven Sharp reporter reflects on a superstar schoolkid

Michael Holland picks one of his favourite stories about 2016, which was about a cafe run by a group of schoolkids.

03:06
Brendan Lindsay was determined his payday wasn't going to come at the expense of everybody else.

'God, I'm bloody proud of this place' - Sistema founder buzzing on his factory floor after $660m deal

Brendan Lindsay was determined his payday wasn't going to come at the expense of everybody else.

02:49
Violin popularity was outstretching Viscount School's stock, until a number of Seven Sharp viewers donated over 80 of the instruments.

'I'm speechless' – South Auckland schoolkids ecstatic with generous violin donation

Violin popularity was outstretching Viscount School's stock, until a number of Seven Sharp viewers donated over 80 of the instruments.

03:56
The Bay of Plenty school has been drawing the town's biggest crowds for the past 19 years.

Te Puke school's giant annual fundraiser takes care of everyone's school fees for a year

The Bay of Plenty school has been drawing the town's biggest crowds for the past 19 years.

05:42
Mclaren supercars ride from Auckland to Queenstown for namesake motorsport legend Bruce Mclaren.

'Flamboyant, expensive, unbelievable': More than $40m worth of McLaren supercars cruise length of NZ

McLaren supercars ride from Auckland to Queenstown for namesake motorsport legend Bruce McLaren.

04:15
This is a story of two very inspiring students at Northland College.

Meet the wheelchair-bound students elected as head boy and head girl at the same school

This is a story of two very inspiring students at Northland College.

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