He can see your superpower video

Harper Heta, 10, meets Tapahia Heke, who can see the superpower in everyone.

This teacher sees more than good in his students, he sees their superhero alter-egos.

Kiwi heading to world's best dog show video

NZ's best performing pooches were on form at the Black Hawk National Dog Show.

Dogs jumping over lightsabers, and plenty of pooch preening: it's the National Dog Show.

More venomous spiders please video

Thousands of grasses will be planted to help boost the population of katipō spiders in Marlborough.

This NZ community found hundreds of katipō spiders, and has plans to encourage more.

'Don't use the brakes, and don't crash' video

Sienna Stevens, 10, races in the Waiheke Island trolley derby.

In the 90s Waiheke's main street was home to this epic trolley derby. Finally, the race is back on.

Holding Read's 'humungous' hand video

Oscar Parker, 10, of Pirongia School with All Blacks captain Kieran Read.

10-year-old Oscar ran out with the ABs in the RWC. The captain had a lovely message for him.

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She just started writing songs video

Sophie Brown on stage with the School of Rock cast.

And musical icon Andrew Lloyd Webber picked Sophie's song from hundreds.

130kg a day of poo in park

Ashton Snook, 7, of Western Heights School visits the geese of Western Springs that have run fowl of the council.

There's so much poo in this Auckland park that the council is trying to rehome birds.

Eewww to save environment video

Emmaus Simi, 9, investigates whether fellow kids are prepared to eat insects to save the world.

Kiwi students are helping save our at-risk eels - but will they eat insects to save the world?

Tamariki teachers at this school

Luckina (Lucky) Aria, 8, interviews the tamariki at Torbay School who  teach te reo Māori and sign language.

At Torbay School the kids have taken over to teach te reo Māori to younger students.

Inside the new measles ward video

Olivia Matsas, 10, visits Middlemore Hospital's new measles ward to learn how the disease spreads.

Our KEA reporter learns why measles is one of the most contagious diseases in the world.

All-girl skate school combats bullying

Ruby Turnbull, 10, gets the story behind an all-girl skate school in Auckland.

"Girls can't skate!" Tell that to Amber Clyde and her tough, proud students.

Get your kids into news video

Our kid reporters look at news from a completely different perspective to adults.

A safe and simple way to share current events with young people you know.

What happens to all the guns? video

Maren Brighouse follows the journey of one of the thousands of guns being handed in as part of the buy-back scheme.

The KEA kids see where weapons from the gun buy-back go, and the story behind NZ's best children's book.

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In pictures: NIWA scientists turn photograhers

The mollymawk, a small species of albatross, pictured off the Napier coast.

Many of NIWA's staff have become amateur photographers thanks to the extraordinary nature of their job.

Putting convenience food to the test

Gordana Rodden is a time-poor vegetarian who sampled the best in convenience foods this week.

With climate change on her mind time-poor, food-loving Gordana Rodden considers meal delivery kits as the bane and the antidote.

Wild weather helps boosts trust in scientists video

Floodwaters cover the Japanese city of Nagano following Typhoon Hagibis.

Many people sceptical of climate change are that way because they "don't like the consequences".

Market garden in concrete jungle

Shoots Microgreens co-owner Matt Keltie has started a business in a former Wellington nightclub.

A Wellington basement has been transformed into an urban garden supplying over 80 restaurants.