Research into the 2016 Kaikoura quake revealed a domino effect that could change our understanding of seismic events worldwide.
New Zealand's Whanganui River and the Ganga and Yamuna Rivers in India have been given the right to 'sue' over issues like pollution. The challenge now is to ensure these legal rights are enforced.
Guaranteed representation reduces the distance between policymakers and the people for whom policy is made.
Having won three straight elections, John Key is a hard act for anyone to follow as leader. That is now Bill English's task.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is leaving as a leader, and not in defeat.
Early analysis of the New Zealand earthquake shows it may be a complex event, involving several faults on the South Island.
Scotland's failure to meet target illustrate a worldwide problem - the right to adequate heating and energy is not being properly recognised.
The government's message to asylum seekers is already clear: you are not welcome, and you will not be resettled in Australia. Surely that message does not need to be any harsher.
As life gets faster and working hours get longer, it's tempting to think the Sandman is paying us ever shorter visits.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Antarctica hangs in the balance. Five cities have the chance of securing the future of this fragile continent.
Imagine if we did urban development in a way that honours Indigenous histories, knowledge and relationships with those places.
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government's Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
The proof of whether an investment approach to welfare actually does improve outcomes for the disadvantaged is still some years down the track.
The idea that we make rational choices is the basis for how businesses and governments make their plans. But psychologists have been asking some awkward questions.
New Zealand’s economically driven approach to ecological decline risks entrenching environmental problems rather than solving them.
Australia should learn from the failings of New Zealand's investment approach to welfare.
Was new Senator Derryn Hinch right to say on Q&A that voting is only compulsory in Australia and Belgium, and that 90% of New Zealanders vote even though it's voluntary?
Experts in the UK, US, India, Indonesia and NZ explain how Australia's election is playing out abroad and what's at stake for our neighbours and allies.
Unlike similar democracies, Australia neither limits political donations nor campaign expenditure by political parties at the federal level.