What the tech sector can learn from pop culture fandoms

Simon Pound talks to Sacha Judd about how young female pop fans just might be the future of tech.

She’s flying with NASA and fighting Gwyneth Paltrow’s fake science. She’s 18.

This week on Business is Boring, 18 year old Alexia Hilbertidou talks following your passion, no matter your age.

Live review: J Cole wins over a whole city

J. Cole plays Spark Arena and seems to have no idea how much love his fans have for him.

Taking New Zealand’s institutional racism in health to the UN

In August a group of New Zealand researchers presented a report to the UN detailing the effects of racism on Māori. Simon Day spoke to AUT’s Dr Heather Came about the causes and cures for New Zealand’s racism.

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Remember when Ryan Gosling came here and made Young Hercules?

Tara Ward falls in crazy, stupid, love with Young Hercules, the bizarre 90s classic made in New Zealand and starring a young Ryan Gosling.

Am I in the right KiwiSaver? I haven’t the foggiest – let’s find out

The Financial Markets Authority has launched an interactive tool that let's you access, and compare, basic fund information. Rebecca Stevenson extracts herself from KiwiSaver ennui to take a look at the numbers.

‘It’s an island that just grooves’: A New Caledonia expat keeps the music of her homeland alive

After moving to New Zealand to study, Julia Soares returned to her New Caledonia home eight years later with her band in tow, ready to show them 'an island that vibrates with music'.

Outlander recap: Claire wakes up with a python

Tara Ward counts down the top ten moments from the eleventh episode of Outlander season three. Contains major spoilers, obviously. 

If the hills could sue: Jacinta Ruru on legal personality and a Māori worldview

New Zealand led the world with the recognition of the legal personhood of the Whanganui River and Te Urewera ranges. Otago University professor of law, Jacinta Ruru, says this needs to be the start of a Māori worldview contribution to our legal system and the way we look after our environment.

How to leave the city in style when you don’t own a car

Don Rowe’s car has no warrant and no rego. But with the power of the sharing economy he went for a roadtrip to raglan in performance car, and northern exploration in a drop top classic.

Energy poverty is real in New Zealand. I’ve been there.

One in five New Zealanders live in energy poverty, forced to choose between adequately heating their homes and other life essentials. Emily Writes looks back at her own experience raising a family in a drafty, cold, damp Kiwi home.

Search Party is a show for millennials – and the people who hate them

Search Party is back on Lightbox for its second season, with new episodes coming every Monday. Sam Brooks is here to tell you why you really need to catch up.

A 22 year old entrepreneur on why he disrupted his successful business

Simon Pound talks to Jake Millar, CEO of entrepreneurship-focused video company Unfiltered.

Show me the fees: A new tool to help you keep tabs on your KiwiSaver fund

Investors are increasingly taking more power over how and what their KiwiSaver funds are doing. Today, the Financial Markets Authority’s Paul Gregory introduces their KiwiSaver Tracker, which gives investors a clearer picture of what providers are really offering.

Outlander recap: Jamie makes a spectacle of himself

Tara Ward counts down the top ten moments from ‘Heaven and Earth’, the tenth episode of Outlander season three. Contains major spoilers, obviously.

I cried when Stevie Nicks played ‘Landslide’

Stevie Nicks played in Auckland last night, with The Pretenders as special guests. Sam Brooks was there.