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It's our most commonly diagnosed cancer but also one we just don't want to talk about. Bowel cancer kills 1200 kiwis a year. For men its as common as prostate cancer, for women, as common as breast cancer. A national screening programme is about to launch - but theres a catch. It's only available to those over the age of 60. And that's where the controversy starts.
To an outsider, a fear of spiders, heights, the dentist or birds can seem irrational. But phobias are a real and debilitating form of anxiety. Now an innovative new treatment is using virtual reality tools inspired by video games to help people overcome their fears.
Interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen - or 'LLB' - is known for his flamboyant outfits, as well as his outrageous sense of humour as a judge on home renovation reality shows. Channel 7's Melissa Doyle visits LLB and family in their luxurious Cotswolds mansion.
While the debate over marriage equality rages in Australia, hundreds of same-sex couples are crossing to the ditch to wed here. But behind the happiest of days are also stories of heartbreak, and families torn apart. We speak exclusively to the New Zealand-born pastor confronting his daughter's decision to marry her girlfriend as part of a reality TV series.
He's the new king of Kiwi motorcycling, performing seemingly impossible stunts on a massive Harley Davidson motorbike. But Kingi Walters' own life story is even more stunning than the dangerous tricks he performs.
It's silent and deadly... A killer gene that destroys your brain, robbing you of the ability to think, speak and control your movements. Hundreds of Kiwis are facing this cruel inheritance and there's no cure. But researchers are determined to lift this genetic curse. And they're getting help from a group of ordinary Kiwis from beyond the grave.
A rite of passage for many Kiwi teens is turning 18 and getting into bars to get boozed. But you might be surprised to know that our biggest problem drinkers are young women under the age of 24. New research from Massey University shows a small but extreme group of young women abusing alcohol at high levels with serious consequences. SUNDAY goes for a night on the town with the pre-loaders, the party girls and the police.
Reon Nolan's father died when he was 11 - his loss and pain developed into a life of crime. In prison, his turning point came after being bashed and strangled in a cell. When a prison officer helped save him, he vowed to turn his back on crime and inspire others needing help. A decade on, hes helping other young men turn their lives around - using mountain bikes as the catalyst for change.
New Zealanders living across the Ditch say they're being treated as guest workers after the latest Australian Government-led erosion of their rights. Kiwis there pay taxes but can't vote, can't become civil servants, can't get disability insurance, and now have to pay more to go to university. Meanwhile, Australians in New Zealand have all the rights that have been taken away from Kiwis in Aussie. Has the Trans-Tasman relationship become too one-sided? Will our Government stand up to our ANZAC big brother?
Holly Walker was a serial over-achiever. Everything she put her hand to she excelled at, even becoming an MP on her first attempt to Parliament. But no other job would ever come close to the challenge that Holly would face as a mother. Suffering from Post-Natal Depression, Holly did the unexpected. In her rage at not coping she turned her anger on herself... hitting and bashing her head till she was bruised and ashamed. Her candid account of her battle with the baby blues.
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