"The band bursts into instant glory, running through 'The Chain', 'Little Lies' and 'Dreams'. It’s such a powerful trio of songs to open a concert it’s almost overwhelming." - Samuel Scott reviews the first of four Auckland shows.
As a Pakistani boy growing up in Britain in the late 80's, Sarfraz Manzoor felt isolation and alienation all the time. Then he discovered Bruce Springsteen, a story which has now been made into a film. Audio
As a kid growing up in Flaxmere, Tipene assumed his destiny was to join the Mongrel Mob, but music steered him on a different course. It's been a twisty-turny path to achieving the release of his debut album Tautoko.Video, Audio
Morning Report - Host Corin Dann puts each of the mayoral contenders - current mayor Lianne Dalziel, veteran social activist John Minto, businessman Darryll Park - in the hot seat over their policies and promises. Video, Audio
Power Play - How has the Prime Minister ended up in the middle of scandal involving allegations of bullying and intimidation, through to sexual assault? Political Editor Jane Patterson provides analysis.
New Zealand’s Parliament was founded on the model of the UK's Westminster Parliament. But much has changed since, mostly here (Westminster is a sucker for tradition). So how many of the current events could happen in New Zealand? Audio