Environment or jobs?
A recent ban on set nets around the coast was designed to protect endangered dolphins, but may have killed off people's livelihoods.
Since the net ban came in jobs have gone in Taranaki, and some are disputing whether the move to protect the Maui's dolphin was necessary in the first place.
Tonight Close Up hears from both sides of the argument, the fishermen and the conservationists.
The new face of Christchurch
Christchurch is undergoing the the biggest population change the country has seen in recent history.
With the rebuild thousands of people from not just New Zealand but all over the world are on their way in.
But are they welcome? Close Up investigates.
Space to think
Astronaut Stephanie Wilson has had a rare glimpse of the world from an extraordinary perspective.
She has spent 42 days gazing down on Earth from space, so how has it changed her views?
Michael Holland met her and discovered why she has a warning for our planet.