Mel Parsons is playing a Nelson fundraiser tonight for The Boathouse, a venue which was badly damaged by Cyclone Fehi in February. Watch her play live in the RNZ studios this week. Video, Audio, Gallery
Data shows Australia and New Zealand have pumped the vast majority of money into the region - totaling $7.79 billion since 2011 - making up 55 percent of all aid to the Pacific, whereas China pales in comparison - putting in $1.26bn - that's just eight percent of total aid since 2011.
Folic acid added to flour has been preventing anencephaly and spina bifida in Australian babies - saving lives and curbing costly, dangerous birth defects - since 2009, and scientists are demanding the same in New Zealand. Audio
Lucy Saunders is the architect of a 'healthy streets' approach to transport, which has been adopted by Transport for London and the Greater London Authority, aiming to make it the world's most walkable city by 2041. Audio
Baedeker's Guides have helped tourists find the best places to see and stay since the 1830s, so Phil Smith taps into that spirit to guide visitors to New Zealand's Parliament, starting with Part 1: The committee rooms.