Food writer Delaney Mes has been sampling the fare at restaurants and cafes up and down the country, and her book, New Zealand Restaurant Cookbook has just been published. She also shares one of her favourite recipes from the book, Green Pea and Ricotta Fritters from Monica's Eatery in New Plymouth.
Ngā Rangatahi Toa is an alternative education hub at MIT in Auckland - where kids who don't fit into mainstream education are able to explore creative projects. Each year the students put on a multi media performance, this years is called Manawa Ora: Roses in Concrete.
You may remember the story of actor James Rolleston - who came to the world's attention with his powerful performances in the films Boy and dark Horse. In fact Hollywood came calling... but before he could make the leap, he was involved in a serious car accident. A new documentary details his story - and gruelling recovery - which screens on TVNZ's Sunday programme this Sunday.
Researchers from the University of Otago have been looking at Wellington's water fountains. They found very few playgrounds had water fountains and of the 47 owned by the city council, almost half are in a state of dereliction.
Dr Robert Lustig sayscorporations are only too happy to increase our appetite for things that feed our dopamine based pleasure and reward system - from sugar to cellphones. And it's making us miserable.
Chicago-born Dave Wilson from Victoria University on jazz from unexpected places. Jazz has taken Dave from Chicago to all over the world. From Los Angeles to Macedonia. Now he's in New Zealand teaching what he loves to students.
An online campaign to show how widespread sexual abuse and attacks have been is gaining ground online. In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations many people are sharing their stories by simply saying #MeToo on Social Media.
People are being warned not to use passwords or online banking over any wi-fi connection. A flaw has been discovered in the system that protects wi-fi networks from being hacked and attackers may be able to read data that goes between a device and the router by which it connects to the internet.
It's Chinese language week! Lynda Chanwai-Earle chats with Wellington school students to hear how and why they're choosing to learn more about Chinese language and culture. But she begins with some mature students a little closer to home.