Winning a lottery isn't the normal way to secure a new life in a new country. But each year, New Zealand holds a visa ballot for people from a number of Pacific nations. Many thousands enter. But if… Read more
The Christchurch mosque attacks have prompted claims the security agencies have wielded their powers in skewed and unfair ways. Have resources been wasted surveilling Muslims and virtually ignoring… Read moreAudio
Insight - The Christchurch terror attack happened apparently without any indication of danger being flagged. So who is supposed to be keeping New Zealand safe? In this first part of a two part… Read moreAudio
Insight - The Defence Force is working to improve its support for the LBGTQI community, but as Jonathan Mitchell discovered there are calls for investigations of sex abuse in the past. Read moreVideo, Audio
Insight - What if your beloved has dementia and doesn't know who you are anymore? Is it all right to start a new relationship with someone else? Teresa Cowie explores the tangle of emotions, family… Read moreAudio
Insight - The internet has helped those wanting to spread extremism and in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks anonymous forums have come under scrutiny. Max Towle investigates whether… Read moreAudio
Insight - As the government looks to build international action to counter hate speech and extremism on social media, far-right political groups and ideologies are growing and becoming harder to… Read moreAudio
Insight - With $3bn heading to 6 regions under the Provincial Growth Fund, questions have been asked about how it's being spent and by whom? Lois Williams asks those getting funding to plant trees or… Read moreAudio
Cramped, rotting and risky - the scale of the hospital fix-up revealed.
Dr Alberto Ramirez - lead anaesthetist at Palmerston North hospital - stands in corridor used to store expensive equipment. Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas
The state of many of the country's public hospital buildings is compromising medical care. For the first time there's been a national stocktake. Phil Pennington looks at what's wrong, and asks if it can be fixed.