Visitors travel from far and wide to Northland’s Waipoua Forest, home of Tāne Mahuta, one of the largest trees in the world. But with the forest under threat from the spread of kauri dieback, are they putting Tāne Mahuta and his brothers and sisters at risk?
Michelle Kidd defines her role at Auckland’s specialist Family Violence Court as te kaiwhakatere – the navigator. It’s a unique job, helping guide defendants through the court system. And there’s no one better suited to it than Whaea Michelle.
On the edge of the Mataura River in Southland, a disused paper mill is filled with thousands of bags of toxic waste from a nearby aluminium smelter. Locals want someone to take responsibility for it – and they want it gone before disaster strikes.
Under The Korowai looks at Te Whare Marie, a kaupapa Māori mental health service provider that is combining tohunga-led spiritual and cultural therapy and clinical methods to help young Māori understand, rather than fear, their gifts.
Best known for their door-to-door evangelising, Jehovah’s Witnesses are on a quest to save the ‘wicked’ from damnation. For victims of sexual abuse within the organisation, however, that quest has seen perpetrators shielded from justice.