Sam Clarke

01:35
North Canterbury’s Kate Metcalfe was unlucky to find herself on the receiving end of a hostile magpie.

'He took a good peck at me' - woman warns of magpie attacks as breeding season in full flight

North Canterbury’s Kate Metcalfe was unlucky to find herself on the receiving end of a hostile magpie.

01:17
They're put to the test every time our power goes out but now their challenge is competing with their peers.

Competition to find NZ's best line mechanic underway

The event's organisers are also hoping it'll draw in the next generation to fill the constant need for good workers.

01:46
Officials say tahr numbers have to be limited to protect the landscape.

Move to stop cull of around 20,000 South Island tahr gaining support

Officials say tahr numbers have to be limited to protect the landscape.

01:41
The Government has launched a plan to tackle child poverty but firms and charities are helping pick up the slack.

School lunch scheme for hungry Christchurch kids is revived

The lunchbox scheme was financially stretched but has been taken up by another enterprise.

01:42
The processed product could be a boost for flagging wool exports, and a rich source of protein.

Scientists discover new use for sheep wool – cat food

The processed product could be a boost for flagging wool exports, and a rich source of protein.

01:43
Industry players say something needs to be done urgently.

Industry leaders say construction companies taking unnecessary risks to secure contracts

Contractors are meeting in Wellington later this month to discuss the changes needed to provide stability to the industry.

01:51
Riversdale flats was mistakenly included in  the lease for Mt White Station.

High country station sale to Czech national raises worries over land meant for a National Park

Land Information NZ has approved the sale of the 40,000 hectare Mt White Station near Arthurs Pass.

01:40
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are wanting to inspire others.

Survivors of Florida school mass shooting meet with Kiwi peers in Christchurch

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are wanting to inspire others.

01:43
Doreen Searle was the most one-eyed Canterbury rugby supporter, and loved the team like they were her own.

Crusaders pay tribute to super fan Doreen after her death at 96

Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock said Doreen Searle was always quick with a hug and a kiss for the players.

01:47
Perpetual Guardian’s 240 employees spent two months working four days a week, and most said it worked for them.

Kiwi company trials four-day working week for more 'energised, engaged workforce'

Perpetual Guardian founder Andrew Barnes suggests other companies to follow suit.

01:58
Video from the farm was secretly filmed by animal rights activists.

Investigation underway after complaint about 'cruel' sow stalls on South Island pig farm

Video from the farm was secretly filmed by animal rights activists.

01:40
Volunteers tidied up 40 bags of rubbish, more than 70 tyres and even a rifle.

'How else are we going to fix this?' - Hundreds take to banks of Avon River for waterways clean-up

Volunteers tidied up 40 bags of rubbish, more than 70 tyres and even a rifle.

01:34
The system has a lofty goal of saving $40 billion litres of water every year.

New water treatment system hailed as giant leap for Kiwi farms

The system has a lofty goal of cleaning up forty billion litres of water a year.

01:37
1NEWS reporter Sam Clarke went to the Pet Expo to find the latest in animal culinary trends.

‘Great time to be a dog’ – NZ pet food industry turns gourmet

1 NEWS reporter Sam Clarke went to the Pet Expo to find the latest in animal culinary trends.

01:30
A group of Kiwis are cycling to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

Riding the Tour de France for mental health

A group of Kiwis are cycling to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

01:40
The $23 million facility in Christchurch will be the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

New base for Christchurch's air rescue services to mean faster treatment for patients

The $23 million facility is the South Island's only fully-integrated air ambulance centre.

01:24
The numbers also show a worrying decline in some places, and a need for more to be done.

Report claiming NZ has turned a corner in improving water quality questioned by expert

The numbers also show a worrying decline in some places, and a need for more to be done.

00:42
Dogs deemed menacing by breed or actions will have to be muzzled at all times, unless they’re in a cage or vehicle.

Christchurch dog owners outraged at order to muzzle dogs in their own homes

The council says the ruling was made in response to "recent serious dog attacks within the city".

Experts slam report clearing weedkiller with links to cancer

The issue is with core ingredient glyphosate, used widely for weed control in streets and public parks.

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