This summer we look back at the big stories of the year. This is from February.
Dad and daughter happy to be on land after two-day ordeal.
She's had over 25 operations, spent eight months in hospital and is facing amputation.
Gone are the clinical rooms; mums are now choosing to give birth in familiar environments.
Almost a half of dads were also hit hard, while 16 per cent of couples did better.
All New Zealanders have an opportunity to help.
The group of five were made homeless during the storm on Tuesday.
A new report shows Government the path to child wellbeing.
A male teacher shares the stress and anxiety that comes with avoiding allegations.
High levels of immigration are being touted as one aspect that keep wages low.
"A brother saved a brother. I could have been burying two that night."
Taking time off when his children were born meant he was more prepared when his wife died.
Urgency grows for proactive solutions as New Zealand's elderly population burgeons.
"I've never seen a child be hurt and not be able to cry."
Two bodies were found at a Grey Lynn boarding house this week.
Haast township will get cellphone reception within months, instead of years.
The prevalence of abuse in Kiwi kids was similar to that of obesity.
The fairy event is to get surgery to help a little girl walk for the first time.
Foundation set up in Tania Dalton's name: "We were best friends ... we were very lucky."
Doctors ignored Brittnea Chambers' symptoms for six years before she was diagnosed.
Young law interns allegedly subjected to inappropriate behaviour.
An emotional documentary shines light on the Māori tradition of adoption (whangai).
A terminal cancer sufferer is spending his final days fighting for a $450k pay out.
John strapped his badly hurt ankle with sticks and gaffer tape before climbing the ridge.
Sometimes Christmas cheer comes dressed in a black lace mask flinging home-made poi.
Briefings: Fathers encouraged to care for kids to reduce gender pay gap.
Auckland Council CEO rejects motion to debate $500k business-class travel.