A Chicken burger without the chook & mince minus the meat. That's just a couple of the plant-based meat alternatives the government's backing by loaning Kāpiti company Sustainable Foods more than $1.2 million of government funding.
The money's from the $200 million Regional Strategic Partnership Fund that aims to build sustainable, inclusive and productive regional economies.
Minister Stuart Nash who signed off on the deal says the products are healthy, cheaper and more sustainable protein options. Sustainable Foods CEO Justin Lemmens talks to Lisa Owen.
Our cameraman Nick Monro caught some orca cruising in the waters off Big Manly Beach in Whangaparaoa this morning.
Two of them appear to have feasted on a stingray for breakfast - and others were summersaulting through the water.
It was a beautiful, chilly morning in Auckland this morning -...
The gilded crown of Wellington's entertainment scene is officially back in business. The heritage St James Theatre has been closed since 2019 for earthquake strengthening.
Our reporter Hamish Cardwell and cameraman Angus Dreaver got a tour, and learnt about some of its spooky history.
A new report says it's harder than ever for first home buyers to get a foot on the property ladder.
However industry leaders point to softening house prices as reason to hope.
Leah Tebbutt with this report.