When refugees flee their homes in search of safety and a better life, the list of issues they have to overcome is massive; a new language, a new culture and add to the list - a new microbiome that can affect digestive health.
Tupu, in Otara, South Auckland, is a library -- but not a library as we're used to thinking of them. It's New Zealand's only youth library, and for the past 10 and a half years it's been managed by Richard Misilei.
Art is inspired by many things; experiences, emotion, and the environment around us. Andy Mardell is a wood carver, whose artwork comes from, and promotes, nature. His structures are made from fallen native timber.
We have a visitor from Switzerland to perform our first song today - Veronica Fusaro came to prominence in 2016 when she was just 18, with her self-produced EP Lost In Thought which went on to win several awards.
We'd all love to be that person who pulls out that perfect witty line, a funny quip or joke with impeccable timing. We are all witty says James Geary, some of us just need more practice at it than others.
In this week's music feature, we're off to the Carribean - Trinidad, to be precise: the home of calypso and soca and the birthplace of the steel drum. AUT musicologist Jared Mackley-Crump takes us through the music of Trinidan.
Running a marathon is pretty difficult, and is no doubt more complicated if you're a women and it's that time of the month. American running legend Kathrine Switzer has teamed up with Hello Cup for her non-profit 261 fearless.
Mindful Mover was born after the Christchurch earthquake, the anxiety and stress caused by the continuous rattling. From there it's grown to help young people dealing with bullying, troubles at home, and learning difficulties.
Fairfax Southeast Asia correspondent James Massola tells the story of how the world came together to save the members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach and how they are coping after their ordeal
The new LED streetlights being installed in Auckland suburbs are too bright for many people, and University of Auckland PhD candidate Ellery McNaughton wants to figure out how the new lights are affecting birds as well.