Local Culture

Kiwi baker creates incredibly realistic cake that looks exactly like Bluebird chips and dip

Even the chips are a cake!

18/05/2022

'Chinese Cuisine' from Mercury Plaza is coming back after shutting down in 2019

It's been nearly 3 years since they closed their doors.

11/05/2022

Countdown teams up with Culley's to bring you a new Ghost Chilli Marinade Hot Roast Chicken

Our national meal is getting a new spicy remix!

09/05/2022

Aotearoa's first hip-hop and rnb 'step class' is changing lives one banger at a time

Now there's a soundtrack we can definitely get down to!

27/04/2022

David Tua to be inducted into Boxing Hall of Fame

The man with the left hook from hell is about to get his flowers.

21/04/2022

WATCH: Kiwi UFC fighter Dan Hooker reunites with daughter after months apart

A legend inside and outside of the cage.

25/03/2022

Local barber documents his journey giving free haircuts to homeless in downtown Auckland

"A haircut or even just a smile, can totally lift a persons spirit."

24/03/2022

WATCH: Ruby Tui delivers yet another hilarious post-match interview after winning Super Rugby Aupiki

Safe to say she's got a career sorted after footy!

21/03/2022

Maaka Pohatu performs 'Low' by Flo-Rida as if it was a Māori shed party anthem

"...The whole Marae was looking at her"

14/03/2022

Steven Adams launches clothing range with all profits going to scholarship opportunities for NZ kids

Steven Adams is a legend on and off the court.

03/03/2022

Temuera Morrison honoured with Boba Fett Kauri carving by Māori artist Mr G Hoete

A rare gift for a rare talent.

17/02/2022

WATCH: Inspirational new film about the life of Dame Whina Cooper drops first trailer

Dame Whina Cooper is getting her own movie!

09/02/2022

Iconic Tip Top ice cream 'Dessertalicious' is back!

04/02/2022

Tongan man survives 28-hour swim after being swept out to sea by tsunami

21/01/2022

New horror movie filmed in Whanganui and starring Kid Cudi drops first trailer

A horror film that's pretty close to home.

13/01/2022

Ardie Savea signs on with Jay-Z's sports agency Roc Nation Sports

07/12/2021

Six of Auckland's regional parks to be given Māori names

06/12/2021

Rotorua couple get married at brand new Taco Bell

30/11/2021

New eight-part doco-series takes a deeper look into the life of Scribe

24/11/2021

Hawke's Bay police issue warning after someone played a full 2Pac song on police radio

16/11/2021

New '90's hip-hop themed' dumpling spot opens up in Botany

11/11/2021

WATCH: Sean Wainui's friends and whānau perform incredibly moving haka for his wife and kids

21/10/2021

Māori All Black, Chiefs star Sean Wainui tragically dies in car crash

18/10/2021

Kiwi UFC star Kai Kara-France marries fiance in his own backyard

07/10/2021

YouTube removes 2 R. Kelly channels after guilty verdict

07/10/2021

WATCH: Tomorrow People drop brand new music video for "Say My Name"

29/09/2021

New content series aims to help young people navigate their mental health journey

28/09/2021

WATCH: TikToker hilariously acts out Rita Ora meeting Taika Waititi's Māori whānau

22/09/2021

Two men arrested while attempting to get into Auckland with $100k and boot full of KFC

21/09/2021

WATCH: Essential workers perform haka for locked down whānau who'll miss father's tangihanga

10/09/2021

Fans think Destiny’s Child may be reuniting

20/08/2021

A Tauranga man is trying to sell yesterday’s KFC on Facebook Marketplace for $100

18/08/2021

Snoop Dogg's very own red wine hits the shelves in New Zealand

18/08/2021

WATCH: Ruby Tui's hilarious reaction to Snoop Dogg watching the Black Ferns Sevens' haka

16/08/2021

How connecting with Māori culture played a key role in our Olympic success

12/08/2021

Lance Savali joins the Celebrity Treasure Island cast

28/07/2021

Disney announces that te reo versions of The Lion King and Frozen will be released in cinemas

23/07/2021

WATCH: New 'Polynesian Panthers' series drops epic trailer featuring our very own Jordan!

21/07/2021

Kava is now available on Uber Eats

29/06/2021

Shaun Johnson is returning to the Warriors on a 2 year deal

25/06/2021

18-year-old Warriors star Reece Walsh named in Queensland's State of Origin side for game 2

21/06/2021

New Zealand music charts officially announce new 'Te Reo Māori Top 10'

18/06/2021

WATCH: Israel Adesanya urges Jacinda Ardern to amend coward punch laws during post-fight press conference

14/06/2021

Warriors to return to Aotearoa for emotional return match to farewell Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

09/06/2021

State of Origin game one to be broadcast live and free on Three and ThreeNow

02/06/2021

The social enterprise helping young kiwis get into music, radio and events industries

Based in Tamaki Makaurau, they're a social enterprise and recording studio with a passion for creative arts

14/05/2021

Iconic Kiwi confectionery 'Pods' to be discontinued

23/04/2021

Boxing legend David Tua rescues mother and child stranded with a flat tyre

29/03/2021

Vodafone CEO has hilarious response to customer complaining about their use of te reo Māori

02/03/2021

NZ Rugby is asking Kiwi UFC fighters not to wear the 'Silver Fern' due to it being trademarked

25/02/2021