From Scots migrants to Chch dynasty
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: 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.
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.
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.
WATCH: Infectious Diseases expert Dr Ayesha Verrall returns to Newsroom to share the three top things Kiwis should know about Covid-19 in New Zealand.
In our third and final film and podcast on the future of NZ water: “Our Earth is going down the gurgler and our natural world is disappearing before our very eyes because of the way humans are using it,”
Watch: “They don’t just melt. They explode, they disintegrate.” The second film and podcast in our documentary series looks at sea level rise and Antarctica.
The first instalment of a special documentary and podcast series on the vital role water will play in New Zealand’s future.
A new film and podcast series on the vital role water will play in NZ’s future showcasing leading Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington researchers.
Markus Luczak-Roesch is mapping the pandemic in real time from the genetic similarities of the virus found in patients across the country and around the world.
Watch: Join us as Dr Ayesha Verrall, a senior lecturer at Otago University who specialises in infectious diseases, answers your health questions.
The Virtual Auckland Art Fair 2020 which launches today at www.artfair.co.nz is the online reboot of the traditional earthbound format. Its urgent goal is, says Hamish Coney: to save artists and galleries.
WATCH: The move to a lower level national lockdown will not reduce many iwi moves to keep visitors from their areas and restrict outdoor activities, writes Kayne Ngātokowhā Peters
WATCH: Kiwis are talking to to each other again in a way we haven’t done for a long time. Bernard Hickey talks to Vodafone’s chief technology officer Tony Baird about New Zealand’s ‘back to the future moment’.