Social Issues
One day a week they’re putting their touch on any number of community projects.
Auckland's Heart of the City initiative helps homeless find their way
It’s hoped the initiative will help those participating to recover and rebuild their own lives.
As they rebuild their lives, Christchurch drug and alcohol rehab patients help rebuild state houses
Trump's fake accent angers Asian Americans as they veer left
The Social Development Minister is also ignoring the Green Party’s pleas for a more compassionate approach to be taken.
Ardern labelled a hypocrite for enforcing drug sanctions on beneficiaries
trade labourer gender pay gap
Gender pay gap has remained 'relatively static' since 2017, new stats show
Any Jewish-American voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal, Trump says
'Stop these pathetic trolls' - Twitter slammed by Harry Maguire after Paul Pogba targeted with racial abuse
Khaled Alnobani and other survivors described a scene of confusion and terror.
Sky Television NZ fined for use of Christchurch terrorist attack video
A hui is being held in Hamilton to confirm the purpose and scope.
Māori inquiry into Oranga Tamariki one step closer today
The Associate Housing Minister talked about the $54 million programme which aims to get people off the streets.
Government's new $54m homelessness scheme long overdue, housing official admits
“Everyone in New Zealand should have a place to call home and the support they need to keep it,” said Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi.
Funding boost of $54 million to support vulnerable New Zealander at-risk of becoming homeless
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting.
US congressman says rapes and incest helped populate the world
JJ Phillips insists she was just doing her job insists she was just doing her job despite the praise.
Wellington mayor plans to give train conductor an award after dealing with racially abusive passenger
The claims were made after invitations to the society's 150th anniversary dinner asked men to come wearing everyday business suits and women to turn up in cocktail dresses.
NZ Law Society under fire for 'sexist' dress code recommendations
Tristan Harris, former design ethicist at Google and co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, speaks to The Associated Press during a round-table discussion on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in New York. Harris says he's concerned about people's addiction to technology, thanks to tools that major technology companies employ to persuade people to spend more time on their services. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
'Technology has caused humanity to worsen' - Meet the man who is working to fix it
The Hollywood actor, 69, helped carry supplies onboard the ship.
Richard Gere visits migrants stranded in Mediterranean for more than a week
Passengers erupt in applause as Wellington train manager ejects woman for racist bullying
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses media outside his office in Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Morrison has congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming British prime minister and hopes to ink one of Britain's first bilateral trade deals after Brexit. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
Australian PM attacks Cricket Australia’s transgender and gender-diverse policy
Khaled Alnobani and other survivors described a scene of confusion and terror.
Survey suggests Kiwis haven't lost trust in each other since March 15 terrorist attack
The image of Donald Neely being led by rope by Galveston police on horseback has caused widespread revulsion.
'It looked like a slavery picture' - family of man led down Texas street on rope by police 'disturbed' by incident
Shooters in recent mass shootings in the US posted racist manifestos online.
Chief Censor call for efforts to regulate online hate speech to be accelerated
Renewed calls for sugar tax to help health outcomes for Māori and Pasifika
From discrimination to an overpriced rental market and family violence, the homeless face a raft of challenges.
Christchurch social workers receive funding boost to help homeless build positive future
NZ First MP Tracey Martin says the move to self-identification was proposed without proper public consultation.
Government waives fees to change registered sex on birth certificates
Wordsmith Max Cryer discusses how common words and phrases in the country came to be.
Kiwis' favourite words and phrases explained in new book The Godzone Dictionary
Professor Robert Kelly discussed the growing tensions between Hong Kong and China.
Hong Kong protestors should be lauded for fighting 'increasingly Orwellian system' - policy expert
Members of heavy metal band Rammstein share kiss in protest of Russia anti-LGBT laws
Four teenagers charged over attack on lesbian couple on bus in London
Mothers and children from the West Coast Christian community Gloriavale
Former Gloriavale member returns by night to help others leave
Study author Andy Towers says between 35 and 40 per cent of older New Zealanders may be drinking hazardously.
Hazardous rise in drinking seen among Kiwi baby boomers, research finds