From unpaid teachers to match fixing and rogue clamping, these are the news stories that outraged New Zealand in the 2010s.
The government will start phasing out polystyrene packaging and beverage containers in response to a major new report calling for a nationwide rethink on plastics in New Zealand.
The Aotearoa-born breed is having a moment in the spotlight, thanks to The Guardians of the Galaxy's Peter Quill.
The time to start tuning in, the races to look out for, the chances of a Democratic 'blue wave', and why today's result could completely alter the course of American politics.
The news that the Greens' medical marijuana bill is to go before parliament has prompted speculation that cannabis law is set for a long-overdue change. Catherine McGregor sat down with law reform advocate Professor Max Abbott to discuss all things marijuana.
From Chinese 3D manufacturing to Korean soap operas to Japanese street fashion, the 21st century belongs to Asia. Little wonder, then, that an increasing number of young New Zealanders are ditching the UK OE and heading to Asia instead. In the second of a two part series on The Asia OE, Catherine McGregor talks to Wellingtonian Michelle McCarthy about her experiences living in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan post-university.
Today marks the publication of the third issue of Bauer Media's new Auckland commuter-focused free magazine, Paperboy. Catherine McGregor sat down with the magazine's editor Jeremy Hansen to discuss urbanism, optimism and why he's glad to be a cheerleader for the new Auckland.
As the acclaimed contemporary dance company prepares for arrival in Auckland, artistic director Paul Lightfoot tells Catherine McGregor what audiences should expect.
The Australian comedian, performing in NZ next week, does toilet humour with a difference. She talks with Catherine McGregor about making comedy out of mental illness.
Catherine McGregor sits in on the Games of Thrones panel at Comic Con in New York, and finds out exactly what Margaery Tyrrell and Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend have in common.
Following in the footsteps of Liz Lemon, Jerry Seinfeld and Louie CK, Catherine Macgregor eats at the iconic food vendors of New York television comedy.
"Seeing those women bravely appear on national TV to give their testimony, one after another, after decades spent feeling ashamed and alone – it was a powerful thing."
Most of America is still at the beach, so must-see TV is thin on the ground. Luckily, our US correspondent Catherine McGregor sat inside with the curtains drawn to bring you this run down of new shows.
Former Metro digital editor Catherine McGregor recently moved to New York. Naturally, her first priority was obtaining a television, so she could watch the first Republican debate on Fox News.