We spent Friday night in one of New Zealand's most disaffected areas to find out what's on people's minds.
"The walls had holes in them and there was mould everywhere."
Labour sinks to new low in the polls, taxpayers could pay for toxic coal mine clean-up, Sydney bomb plot arrests and Turkish women march against dress code.
Stormy weather in the south causes flooding, Kiwis are third most obese in the OECD, teachers priced out of Auckland housing market, and Boris on tour.
"If Inland Revenue ever catches on I'm screwed."
New charter schools target Māori youth, Nigeria's AWOL president and more in your daily NZ news bulletin.
But at least you get to share the pleasure with 14 other boarders.
There are more than 14,000 properties listed in Sydney right now. Low income earners can't rent any of them.
Here's your Monday morning bulletin, Aotearoa.
How's the serenity? Honestly, not great.