Top journalists give election picks
The poll, the debate, and the state of the minor parties were all topics discussed by a panel of journalists moderated by Newsroom’s co-editor, Tim Murphy, earlier this week.
New Zealand has rare and ancient animal breeds which aren’t native, but are introduced. Do they deserve protection, too? Frank Film looks at efforts to conserve these endangered populations.
WATCH: Owners of an idyllic property are at their wits end trying to stop instagrammers trampling their land. Cameras captured hundreds of people bathing in pools and taking photos on a dangerous cliff edge. Melanie Reid reports.
WATCH: It’s 10 years today since the first Canterbury earthquake, but would we be better prepared if another big one hit tomorrow? Mark Jennings reports.
He may well be New Zealand’s oldest busker but what’s Paul Mark’s real claim to fame? Frank Film finds out in Blenheim.
In Christchurch there’s a tiny shop with a big mantra - buy New Zealand made. Frank Film meets the passionate retailer and the clever Kiwis she’s helping.
This year’s pandemic has been a lesson in isolation. Melanie Reid and Jo Galer took a trip back in time to visit the relics of another infectious and isolating disease - a tuberculosis sanatorium tucked away in Central Otago back country.
A Māori master’s student at the University of Auckland’s key message is ‘Whaka-cool-ngia te reo’ - to bring te reo Māori into a youth forum and modern context.
Over half of all prisoners in New Zealand are Māori - how did it come to this? And what can be done about it? Frank Film investigates In 1989, Kim Workman was the first Māori to be appointed operational head of New Zealand prisons but, today, the...
Frank Film joins singer Julia Deans on a mission to find out more about her remarkable ancestor, Jane - a stranger in a strange land.
WATCH: Luisa Avaiki, one of the jewels in New Zealand’s rugby league crown, reveals why winning the 2008 World Cup meant so much to her, and how she’s now giving back to the game.
The town of Kaiapoi has had its share of knocks but the Christchurch earthquake in 2010 left a large part of it in ruins. The damage shocked the nation. Then what happened? A decade after disaster, Frank Film returns to Kaiapoi.
The wheels of progress turn frustratingly slow in Christchurch’s Red Zone. Frank Film asks, is anything going to happen?
WATCH: In the heart of Christchurch is a Designated Character high school. What makes it unique? And should there be more like it? Frank Film visits Hagley College
Watch: In the first 48 hours of life, blood from newborn NZ babies is taken and tested. Most parents will never hear back. For others, it’s life-changing.
Rugby legend Portia Woodman opens up on the frustration of injuries, her latest endeavour, and the double she wants to achieve in 2021.
If Peter Langlands needed to, he could eat for free. The food he doesn’t grow, he finds - sprouting wild and free in public spaces. Frank Film follows the forager, looking for lunch.
Dame Susan Devoy is still “a little terrier who fights for the underdog” she reveals in a candid interview on Sky Sport’s The Pod.