The Wellington pair baked up the idea to make the world a better place with sweet treats three years ago, now they have 1400 volunteers helping them do just that.
"Maybe this has galvanised them, hearing each other's stories and knowing they are not alone," say the nurses behind the Facebook group, New Zealand, please hear our voice.
The Puketapapa Community Driving School is fundraising to buy another practice car, driving simulator and to help fund lessons for those facing the biggest barriers to getting their licence.
Titirangi's local supermarket has reduced its plastic bag use by 60 per cent since the Love Titirangi Boomerang Bags initiative started last year.
"I often joke, it will take a long time for Kiwis to give up driving their Ford Rangers and having their own car," said Yoogo Share's Kirsten Corson.
Sophie Denman started passenger service Sophies Angels a year ago, and is now encouraging bars to use the "angel system" to help women in vulnerable situations.
Phrases like 'Keep calm I'm autistic', 'Autism isn't contagious, but a smile is', and 'Autism is my superpower' drive home the message of empowerment and acceptance.
In recent weeks Liti was a motivational speaker for the Live Undefeated suicide prevention and awareness school tour.
A concerned parent shared photos from the '10 ways to keep well if using meth' section, in the handbook, onto Facebook.
Today's Gold medal loss against Australia was history repeated for two of the Kiwi team who also came in second at Glasgow on the last bowl.
The Kiwi shot put star won gold with a 21.41m throw, but it wasn't far enough to win his ritual bet with coach Dale Stevenson.
The 34-year-old defending Games gold medallist failed to complete a successful lift in the Snatch, crashing out of the Men's 85kg competition.
Phillipa Patterson ended her international weightlifting career with a post-baby personal best at the Comm Games.
New Zealand's most successful Paralympian, swimmer Sophie Pascoe will be New Zealand's flagbearer at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony tonight.
Labour MP Willow-Jean Prime and her sister are helping hundreds of women in their community with menstrual cups.
As the new year rolls around the Government is committing to increasing police numbers in an effort to combat aggravated robberies.
Pippi and her family are living a happy life despite never finding out who in their neighbourhood mutilated the beloved cat this year.
From language barriers to cultural identity, navigating life as a teenage refugee in New Zealand can be complicated.