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A NZ website is advising people with symptoms of coronavirus to consume a bleach product sold by the Hauraki Plains-based "bishop" of a cult-like American organisation.
For some helpline workers, helping others in lockdown moves the focus away from their own isolation.
As the economic crisis hits, the 49-year-old charity has lost key corporate sponsors, while contacts to its counsellors are through the roof. Susan Strongman reports.
Māori and Pasifika populations are more vulnerable to Covid-19 and the effects of a recession. The combination could be devastating, reports Susan Strongman.
Some healthcare providers are offering phone consultations then couriering abortion medication to pregnant women's homes.
Jean Topp, 89, on the death of the magazine she started buying as a teenager and which later put her daughters, the Topp Twins, on the cover.
Ashley Bloomfield, Sarah Stuart-Black and Juliet Gerrard have all become household names, but who are they?
A mother vulnerable to the coronavirus after a kidney transplant also has a premature baby at risk.
Pauanui local Peter Wilson didn't sound too worried yesterday about the numbers of people heading to the coastal Coromandel town, but concerns have now increased.
Resource consent for the construction of an Erebus national memorial in an Auckland park has been granted, despite opposition from local residents.
Internet speeds and cyber security will be put to the test as Covid-19 sees increasing numbers of New Zealanders working and studying from home while self-isolating and social distancing.
The public will not be able to make submissions in the Erebus memorial resource consent process.
A secretive group who spent four years tunnelling into the side of a country road in search of a mythical race of pre-Polynesian giants' skeletons have called off their dig, Susan Strongman reports. Audio
A secretive group excavating a cave they believe is filled with a race of 8-foot-tall pre-Polynesian giants' skeletons have iwi and archaeologists worried.
A California prosecutor says the US government will seek to extradite a NZ man facing child sex trafficking and sex trafficking charges if he is found to be in Aotearoa.
At least 100 women have come forward with new claims they were coerced to appear in sex videos as part of a multi-million dollar online porn operation which was run by two New Zealand men.
Protesters say an Erebus memorial in Parnell rose gardens would make them sad at a place they want to drink wine and climb trees, and would ruin the look of the park. Some victims' families are… Video
Now We Are Five (Million) - While the country's rising population is due to hit 5 million next year, Kawhia, and many small rural towns like it, are dying. Susan Strongman asks why.
*This story has been corrected. On a given day, the proportion of the Japanese population restrained in psychiatric facilities is more than 3000 times the restrained proportion of the New...
Meet the people showing love and compassion to animals about to be slaughtered, as part of a global movement that has arrived in our country. Video
In 1994, Mike Harris finished uni and headed to Japan to ski. He now owns an adventure sports business that turns over $5m a year. Susan Strongman heads to a small mountain town in Japan to find out…
The minister responsible for a Crown grants scheme has gone to ground after RNZ revealed more than $335,000 has been allocated so far to two anti-abortion counselling charities.
Internal Affairs has approved hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of community grants to anti-abortion pregnancy counselling organisations over the past 15 years. Susan Strongman reports.
Lauren Phillips, a 21-year-old apprentice from Invercargill, is competing at the WorldSkills tournament in Russia this week. Is she nervous? 'Not really'.
A woman whose son died after being tied down in a Japanese psychiatric hospital says physical restraint use has dropped 9 percent since she started campaigning against its use. Video, Audio