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Kiwi bus drivers with “attitude issues” are being encouraged to take part in workshops, where they’re made to cycle around Auckland traffic to up their empathy levels for commuters. Good idea, or just ridiculous?
Phil Twyford offered to resign after taking a phone call after the doors had closed on a plane. The PM refused to accept his resignation, although Twyford will no longer be the minister in charge of civil aviation.
Eating alone is apparently one of the biggest causes of unhappiness. Do you agree? Daniel certainly doesn't.
Is voicemail dead? Here's why leaving a message after the beep is no longer the thing to do...
Black Fern Charmaine Smith says women's rugby is only going to grow after NZ Rugby's move to hand contracts to female players - but they can't yet demand the same benefits as the All Blacks.
Kiwis could be voting in a marijuana referendum as soon as next year. The Drug Foundation says our laws must change, but it's critical to "get that question right". "Referendums are a really bad way at making law but that's what we've got."
Smokefree activists says banning cigarettes is premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'
That's in response to health experts who say banning cigarettes is the only way NZ will reach the smoke free by 2025 goal.
"It might be a bit of a shock to the system, not to mention the power bill." The sharp dip in temperatures this week does point to one of the coldest New Zealand winters in years, according to MetService.
MPs have been told New Zealand won't achieve its 2025 smokefree target - so do we need to ban the sale of cigarettes? Smokefree Aotearoa says this move could make criminals out of those battling nicotine addiction, and that cigarettes need to be unpalatable to deter smokers.