NZ’s own ‘taken generation’
Newsroom launches a powerful new video story by investigations editor Melanie Reid into the attempted ‘uplift’ of a newborn baby from its mother by Oranga Tamariki.
Malolo Pt 1: Surfers who helped stop disaster
In the first of a three-part video investigation, Melanie Reid and Mark Jennings visit the scene of an environmental crime in Fiji and meet a landowner who helped stop a Chinese developer. WATCH the dramatic footage.
Big Read: Smears and fury in science fight
Scientists have been arguing bitterly for more than a year about funding for a telescope. But when a top physicist was vocal with his criticisms, things got nasty. Eloise Gibson reports.
Part 2: The villagers cry ‘Enough’
In the second of a three-part video investigation, Melanie Reid is with Malolo Island villagers as they take up the fight against environmental destruction caused by a Chinese developer.
Part 3: From jail to Parliament - and a result
In the final episode of a three-part video investigation, Melanie Reid and Mark Jennings seek answers in Suva, going in the space of a few hours from jail to Parliament to a promise to stop destruction on Malolo. WATCH their arrest and flamboyant release.