It wasn't a party, cake and presents. But getting out and helping others showed these teenagers "more of what's out there".
A joke about prison on a police phone tap proved prophetic for a now-reformed drug dealer.
New Zealanders are supporting families struck by the Kaipara boat tragedy.
5:00am OPINION: This time last week John Key was on his way to an election win. Then the big 2016 bombshell happened.