World hip-hop champion Kyra Aoake has danced with Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Justin Bieber. Now she's on a campaign to inspire young people to be Smokefree and lead healthy lives.
Resilient shooter Ameliaranne Ekenasio is back in the Silver Ferns. With five weeks left until the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, she's out to prove her worth in the squad.
Kahurangi Māori Dance Company, founded by Tama Huata, are heading off on their American tour as they celebrate a rich history in Māori performing arts that spans more than 30 years.
At aged 70, long-serving voluntary firefighter for the Murupara fire brigade, Jack Tupe has had his last ride as a firefighter on the station's truck.
Hamilton-based UFC fighter Luke Jumeau will undergo surgery tomorrow to insert a steel plate into his right hand, after breaking his second metacarpal.
Nine kapa haka teams from the Aotea region performed on stage at Ratana Pā today, all vying for a chance to represent their region at Te Matatini, in Te Whanganui-a-tara (Wellington) next year.
The Tall Blacks have pulled off one of the biggest upsets, by beating China away from home in their FIBA World cup qualifier match this morning. Coach Paul Henare says it's one of the great wins in the black singlet.