Teuila Fuatai

Opportunistic individuals ranging from Nigerian drug dealers to Indian students are gaming an under-resourced immigration system to obtain New Zealand visas, according to intelligence reports. Teuila Fuatai reports.

A high-profile, pro-fat nutrition advisor says the key to reducing type-two diabetes lies in a special eight-point plan, centred around reducing sugar consumption. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Professor Grant Schofield about his latest research.

In an effort to chip away at New Zealand’s “40,000” homeless, the Labour-led Government has announced a raft of new state house building projects - with about 240 new homes due to be completed over the next two years.


The 2017 Child Poverty Monitor shows a slight reduction in the number of children living in New Zealand’s poorest households, but Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft says much more needs to be done, Teuila Fuatai reports.