Unlike Canada's newly elected House of Commons, New Zealand’s parliament reflects the will of voters. So do other proportional representation systems. Canada has plenty of choice.
Many South Africans hold onto the hope that a win in the World Cup translates into another defining moment for the country.
Should lakes, rivers and other resources have legal rights? New Zealand, Ecuador and other countries have taken this step. Now Toledo, Ohio is a US test case.
New research shows that Māori and Pasifika scholars are significantly under-represented in New Zealand's universities, making up only 5% and 1.7% of the academic workforce, respectively.
New Zealand has proposed new fuel standards, along with a consumer rebates for cleaner cars – paid for by higher costs for high-polluting cars – to cut its rising transport emissions.
Many people being deported have extensive family ties in Australia and have spent very little time in New Zealand.
Cuba is offering a compelling example of how we can take care of each other during the climate crisis with its work training doctors on Kiribati, a nation that is being devastated by climate change.
A report on primary health care found New Zealand fails to deliver good outcomes for Māori because the state does not stand aside to allow Māori to take charge of their own affairs.
Australia's treasury adopted a well-being framework well before New Zealand's much celebrated "well-being budget". Here's what happened to it.
From Berlin to New York, citizens from around the world have shown that it is possible to get governments to make affordable housing a priority.
Matt Hancock wants a new levy to tackle gambling harms, but it's a lost opportunity unless you spend it the right way.
After the Christchurch mosque shootings, New Zealand's prime minister didn't start a war on terror. She covered her head, cried, paid for funerals and passed gun control. Is it because she's a woman?
The latest report on the state of New Zealand's environment delivers a forceful official statement on climate change impacts.
At a time when we could expect anger, vengeance and resentment to take hold in a community so demolished by violence, Professor Mohamad Abdalla visited victims and found compassion and forgiveness.
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
Some commentators argue Islamophobia does not exist. It does, and it's deadly.
The recent massacre at a New Zealand mosque is a traceable, direct outgrowth of an American white nationalist movement that insists immigrants and people of color are a threat to 'white civilization.'
Extreme far right has changed: online platforms now enable 'in-jokes' aimed sending up moral outrage help bond supporters online.
There is deep sadness in the Christchurch attacks, but little shock. We need to address the permissive political environment that allows such hateful extremism to be promulgated so openly.
Most New Zealanders see immigration as beneficial for their country, but extreme nationalist politics have been part of communities for a long time.