The holiday season is usually a time of gratitude, giving, and joy.
But it also involves tricky questions and ethical dilemmas: from family gatherings to unwanted presents to avoiding Covid.
RNZ's explainer editor Katie Kenny has talked to a range of experts and joins us now to help us navigate some of those Christmas conundrums.
Kenny spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.
You can read more about these and other challenges people come up against during the festive season at rnz.co.nz.