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CubaDupa crowds dance in the rain

In the spirit of the street, Cuba crowds flocked in the rain to Wellington’s new festival. NEWSWIRE TEAM captures the vibe.

Inequities in health linked to high stomach cancer rates for Maori

Findings of an Otago University report on stomach cancer have raised questions about the over-representation of Maori in the statistics. FINN RAINGER asks public health specialists why there is a substantial disparity in health status between Maori and non-Maori.

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WATCH: Capital bus shelters gets eye-catching makeovers

WATCH: Capital bus shelters gets eye-catching makeovers

Kapiti artist Ellen Coup paints a Khandallah bus shelter as part of the council’s mural project.

Kōhanga kids right at home in Wainuiomata where it all began

Kōhanga kids right at home in Wainuiomata where it all began

Parents talk about why they choose Kōhanga Reo for their kids, and about the demand for fluent speakers

WATCH: Helen Henderson is one of Hutt Valley’s local hero

WATCH: Helen Henderson is one of Hutt Valley’s local hero

Lower Hutt is home to the exceptional Kara Hands, a place that’s especially fond of special needs children

WATCH: Definitely Not Witches at the Fringe Festival

WATCH: Definitely Not Witches at the Fringe Festival

Definitely Not Witches is a new Wellington-based improvised comedy group.

Maori and Brazilian ‘chucked in a pot’ for Cuba Dupa festival

Maori and Brazilian ‘chucked in a pot’ for Cuba Dupa festival

Tutakitaki blends Maori and Brazilian music for the Cuba Dupa street festival.

WATCH: Volunteers keeping Lyall Bay’s coastline litter free

WATCH: Volunteers keeping Lyall Bay’s coastline litter free

Every months locals get down to Lyall Bay beach for the monthly rubbish clean-up.