Police say booze-fuelled riot was planned
Police say a booze-fuelled riot that broke out at the BW Festival in Gisborne last night was planned "by the main agitators".
St John’s stretched to the limits over New Year’s
The New Year is said to represent a new beginning, but that wasn’t the case for St John Ambulance workers as again they had to deal with what is their busiest night of the year. Warning, some of the footage may disturb some viewers.
Locals, tourists herald in the New Year on Mt Hikurangi
Locals and tourists gathered in the small town of Ruatorea to climb Mount Hikurangi early this morning in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the new dawn.
Aotearoa rings in the New Year
Despite what happened in Gisborne, in other parts of the country celebrations went off without a hitch to ring in the New Year with everyone enjoying the summer vibes.
Governor-General urges Kiwis to reflect on historic treaty partnership
Nationhood is the theme of the New Year’s message from NZ's Governor-General Sir Jerry Mataparae, urging NZ to reflect on the treaty and partnership.
Principal awarded QSM says aroha is the key to nurturing aspirational kids
Hoana Pearson has been passionate about teaching for 20 plus years. She's the principal at Te Kura a Rito o Newton in Auckland and believes most schools like hers are already achieving, but could do even more with extra funds.
Waikato-Tainui looks back on a productive year
It's been a big year for Tainui as they approach 20 years since the settlement of their treaty claim. In 2014 they marked the loss of their ancestors in the 150 year land war commemorations, hit the big $1 billion milestone, and copped flak form the media a few times too. Rahui Papa, chairman of Te Arataura, spoke to Potaka Maipi about how last year unfolded for the iwi.