Southland’s ticking time-bomb
There’s nearly 10,000 tonnes of potentially toxic waste sitting in a Mataura warehouse. We look at the secret deal that put it there, and the battle against a faceless entity to get rid of it.
Inside Immigration New Zealand
Sharon Brettkelly gets a rare look at the internal workings of Immigration New Zealand - and we look at what’s holding up visa applications.
Walking between two worlds
How are the children and grandchildren of Asian immigrants treading the line between immersion in a kiwi culture, and holding on to family traditions?
The lowdown on Israel Adesanya
Nigerian-born Kiwi Israel Adesanya is a world champ in one of the world’s toughest sports - but will the recoil over bloodsports stop his path to a Halberg?
Another generation of unsustainable housing
The country is constructing tens of thousands of homes that will put out carbon emissions five times higher than levels set by the Paris Agreement.
Māori by absorption
How realistic is the aspiration to have a million New Zealanders speaking basic te reo by 2040?
A window to our past
After hours at the Waitangi Museum - The Detail gets a guided tour of the museum on the Treaty Grounds, including stories behind the stories.
NZ and Brexit
Brexit is now a real thing - we talk to the British High Commissioner Laura Clarke on what it means for New Zealand in terms of trade, visas, and our relationship with Britain
Following the Royal money trail
A new book lifts the lid on the staggering extent of the Royal Family’s riches