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Lockdown was a time some of us might remember fondly; days spent with family, going for walks, pressing the reset button. For others, it was something best forgotten.
New Zealand birds are loving this lockdown, no longer having to compete with cars, buses, trains, planes or people.
Kaikohe residents say the Far North District Council was underprepared and slow to respond to the drought, but the mayor says council is working hard on solutions. Audio
A group of young New Zealanders have shared their hopes for New Zealand's future in 2040.
Auckland's famous Franklin Road Christmas lights have some stiff competition this year, in the form of Cooper Crescent in Ōtara.
Domestic violence services, conservation and education are all on the list for the royal tour.
The Principal Youth Court Judge says it's not fair to expect a young person with 14 or more years of trauma to turn their life around in a few months.
Hundreds more young people are being admitted to hospital with self-inflicted injuries.
A group of teenage mums have partnered with the New Zealand Opera to pen personal lullabies for their babies. Video
With just over a week until voting opens, young New Zealanders are flocking to support their favourite Bird of the Year.
Benny Haerewa has been jailed for nine years for more crimes, after a judge found he was not eligible for an indefinite jail term.
As the waitlist for state housing reaches record levels, a new emergency housing development in Auckland is providing some relief for families trying to find an affordable place to live.
A new report into locked in care for youth has found that some children are constantly bullied and many have suicidal thoughts.
In the 1960's people flooded the streets to protest nuclear testing, and 20 years later they fought tooth and nail to stop the Springbok tour. Today, they're marching for the planet.
Three young offenders at an Oranga Tamariki-run Youth Justice residence are learning how to become dairy farmers.
Tikanga Māori education is helping to rehabilitate young offenders, staff at a youth justice residence in Rotorua say.
More than 70 people have died from synthetic cannabis toxicity in two years, and the drug has contributed to the deaths of many more, provisional coroners' figures show.
Minister for Children Tracey Martin will not outlaw holding young people in police cells, despite widespread agreement it's an unsuitable practice.
Official figures have revealed there were 135 incidents of self-harm in youth justice facilities in the last five years.
Once a month, Fiona Thomas and Libby Ogle load up with books and head out to isolated schools that are otherwise too far away from libraries for kids to access them.
Oranga Tamariki is set to see the biggest shake-up since its inception in 2017, as The Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Legislation Act comes into full force today.
A young Samoan designer from Lower Hutt has been invited to bring her Unfiltered Man collection to the four major international fashion weeks.
The Children's Commissioner says adults and decision makers in New Zealand are too resistant to listening to children's opinions, and it needs to change.
Birthdays can be rough for families doing it tough, so a trio of teenagers from Lower Hutt have started a social enterprise that provides parties for disadvantaged kids.
Business owners in one of Auckland's swankiest suburbs are up in arms over the behaviour of a group of tenants living a local motel.