While New Zealand leads the world in how easy it is to register a business, government regulation makes it expensive and time consuming to trade internationally.
While you can't say one retirement system is better than the other, Australia can learn a lot from New Zealand's simpler and more flexible system.
We're delighted to announce the appointment of The Conversation's first New Zealand Editor, who will share NZ's best academic research and analysis with millions of readers worldwide each month.
New Zealand just conferred personhood upon the Whanganui River, giving it standing to legally defend its rights. Can this novel strategy save the environment?
Taking on the All Blacks is a daunting task – but there is hope for the visitors.
An international team discovers extreme underground conditions at New Zealand's Alpine Fault, which is due to rupture in a major earthquake in the next few decades.
China's One Belt, One Road initiative is holding international summit in Beijing, but no Western leaders have said they are coming yet.
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?