Mike Thorpe

03:15
Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe went to Cromwell to ride the bungy-bus

Highlands Park Raceway unveils latest high adrenalin attraction

Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe went to Cromwell to ride the bungy-bus.

02:42
Sharaddha and Wongi are helping Christchurch take shape.

'Give a distraction away from the destruction' - street artists gather to decorate Christchurch's rebuild

Budding street artists are assembling to colour Christchurch's blank concrete canvas.

02:05
The cheapest 500g block was $3.32 12 months ago, now it's $5.39.

Why has butter got so expensive in New Zealand?

The cheapest 500g block was $3.32 12 months ago, now it's $5.39.

06:08
Christchurch's Christ's College has made Maori compulsory for year nine students.

Should Te Reo Maori be made compulsory in New Zealand schools?

Christchurch's Christ's College has made Maori compulsory for year nine students.

02:18
The Sensory Garden was opened a year ago, and is designed for children with special needs.

'I want them to feel awful' - tree planted by parents of deceased child stolen from Christchurch sensory garden

The Sensory Garden was opened a year ago, and is designed for children with special needs.

04:06
Duane Major's campaign was actually inspired by the beach front.

Passionate organiser of multi-million dollar Awaroa Inlet purchase is at it again

Duane Major's campaign was actually inspired by the beach front.

02:20
Mike Thorpe visited the wee town of Waiau as it coped with the wild weather.

Quake-hit Waiau smiling through a blanketing of snow

Mike Thorpe visited the wee town of Waiau as it coped with the wild weather.

02:07
All Blacks legend Grant Fox knows the British and Irish Lions better than most.

'Part of the reason I played on post 1991 was to get a crack at the Lions' - Grant Fox

All Blacks legend Grant Fox knows the British and Irish Lions better than most.

04:37
Bishop Victoria Matthews sits down with Seven Sharp to explain why Christchurch Cathedral's future is still uncertain after six years.

Exclusive: 'Attacks have been brutal and insensitive' - under-fire Bishop speaks about six-year delay to sort out Cathedral

Bishop Victoria Matthews sits down with Seven Sharp to explain why Christchurch Cathedral's future is still uncertain after six years.

02:25
Jeff is looking for the woman who saved his life after a motorbike crash near Raglan in 2015.

Good Sorts: It's a mystery! Jeff Davie's looking for a special good sort who saved his life

Jeff is looking for the woman who saved his life after a motorbike crash near Raglan in 2015.

04:52
Kiwi farmers are embracing it, but Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe might need a little more practice.

What is it about this farm bike that's helping to boost our eco-tourism industry?

Kiwi farmers are embracing it, but Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe might need a little more practice.

04:22
Royd Tolkien' brother Mike was an adrenaline junkie and wrote a bucket list with the intention of coming to NZ.

Man lured to NZ to complete bucket list left by brother who died from motor neurone disease

Royd Tolkien' brother Mike was an adrenaline junkie and wrote a bucket list with the intention of coming to NZ.

03:48
Are bouncers misunderstood? Some believe they're the fun police, but they're really there to keep you safe.

Spending a night with Christchurch bouncers on St Patrick's Day

Guys should stop hugging if they want to get into bars.

03:33
Jezza Williams has become the first person in the world with his level of spinal injury to fly a paraglider unassisted

Watch him fly! Kiwi tetraplegic achieves world first with stunning paragliding feat

A lot of us believe that attitude is everything, and if you're searching for proof then look at Jezza Williams.

03:48
It seems horrific events have followed Daniel Jenkins, but he's not letting that put him off his award-winning game.

From tsunamis to earthquakes, the Kaikoura Cheese maker with a recipe for disaster

He can laugh about it now, but four months ago his cheese shop was in ruins.

03:06
Dave 'Brown Buttabean' Letele has beaten obesity and now he's gathering an army that wants to do the same.

Welcome to Buttabean's heavyweight boot camp: The Auckland workout kicking obesity to the curb

Dave 'Brown Buttabean' Letele has beaten obesity and now he's gathering an army that wants to do the same.

03:41
That's the reality for many farmers around the country. Seven Sharp went to the High Country for a station's biggest day of the year.

Imagine relying on a one day sale, once a year, to make virtually all of your annual income?

That's the reality for many farmers around the country. Seven Sharp attended a station's biggest day of the year.

04:21
Mike Thorpe talks to a world champion as the title event in Invercargill draws near - and takes on a tough challenge.

Can this reporter shave his beard faster than a shearer clips a sheep?

Mike Thorpe talks to a world champion as the title event in Invercargill draws near - and takes on a tough challenge.

01:34
In 2016 this was the story that stood out the most for Seven Sharp reporter Mike Thorpe.

Cameramen share their stories five years on from filming aftermath of deadly Christchurch earthquake

In 2016 this was the story that stood out the most for Seven Sharp reporter Mike Thorpe.

03:36
With a private lift, spa pool, sauna, outdoor kitchen, personal chef, butler, it’s 240sqm of luxury on the lake.

For just $10k a night! Sneak peek at where the MEGA rich can now holiday in Queenstown

With a private lift, spa pool, sauna, outdoor kitchen, personal chef, it’s 240sqm of luxury.

02:09
Almost 600 students from Lincoln Primary greeted excited kids from Waiau School leaving the quakes behind.

Quake mates! Christchurch school invites Waiau school for day of fun and swimming

Lincoln Primary students greeted excited kids from Waiau School leaving the quakes behind.

04:38
Theresa Gattung surprised the business world in the late 90s when she became the million dollar CEO of Telecom.

Theresa Gattung inspiring women to crack glass ceiling: 'Women who get sh*t done!'

Theresa Gattung surprised the business world in the late 90s when she became the million dollar CEO of Telecom.

03:22
Paul Martin and Grant Edmundson from Christchurch have a very good crack at entering the record books.

How's this for endurance? Couple of Kiwi blokes play almost 500 uninterrupted games of tennis

Paul Martin and Grant Edmundson from Christchurch attempt to enter the record books.

04:14
As tourists got out of Kaikoura, Seven Sharp assessed just how much is at stake.

'I knew we were pretty much screwed straight away, that the tourists won't be coming'

As tourists got out of Kaikoura, Seven Sharp assessed just how much is at stake.

03:33
April Vokey says she didn't get into fly fishing to relax, "there's lots of ways I can relax and this is not one of them".

Fly fishing guru hooks piece of NZ: 'You have the most beautiful rivers'

April Vokey says she didn't get into fly fishing to relax, "there's lots of ways I can relax and this is not one of them".

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