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During his first court appearance on the day after the attacks, the accused was named and media were given a video with his face blurred. AAP/Martin Hunter

Explainer: trial of alleged perpetrator of Christchurch mosque shootings

The alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch terror attacks faces 50 charges of murder and 39 of attempted murder. His court appearance raises several issues, including whether media should name him.
This squid belongs to one of the families (Histioteuthidae) that is highly diverse but was not previously recorded from the Kermadecs. Richard Young

Squid team finds high species diversity off Kermadec Islands, part of stalled marine reserve proposal

New squid research north of New Zealand nearly doubles the known cephalopod diversity in the Kermadec region, where a proposal to create one of the world's largest marine reserves has stalled.
The pay equity settlement acknowledged that historic gender discrimination had suppressed wages for care and support work. from www.shutterstock.com

Historic pay equity settlement for NZ care workers delivers mixed results

A groundbreaking NZ$2 billion pay equity settlement has lifted the income for many care workers in aged care and community support, but it had some unintended consequences.
Endocrine therapy is currently the most effective form of treatment for oestrogen-dependent breast cancer, but a significant proportion of patients relapse. from www.shutterstock.com

How a new breast cancer biomarker could help patients identify best treatment options

A new breast cancer test predicts whether a patient will benefit from endocrine therapy, allowing patients and their doctors to make better treatment decisions.
Gillette backed up its campaign by US$3 million in charitable donations, but the brand has been criticised for appropriating the #MeToo movement. Proctor & Gamble

Post Gillette: other brands are better at matching practice with talk, but don’t get the publicity

Gillette recently made headlines with their controversial campaign against toxic masculinity, but other brands appear to be better at taking action.
New Zealand’s youth suicide rate is the highest among OECD countries. from www.shutterstock.com

NZ mental health inquiry calls for fundamental change

An inquiry into mental health in New Zealand has called for a major shift towards prevention and promotion of mental well-being.
Working parents have to piece together different childcare arrangements to get through the summer school holidays. from www.shutterstock.com

The double juggle: how working parents manage school holidays and their jobs

We know summer school holidays can be challenging, stressful and expensive for working parents but we still know very little about how families juggle conflicting demands.
A Nike ad campaign billboard features NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. EPA/Alba Vigaray

Woke washing: what happens when marketing communications don’t match corporate practice

Research shows that the new trend of activism marketing hinges on whether or not the brand engages in practices that match its message.
New Zealand faces a teacher shortage and the government has responded with an urgent drive to recruit teachers from overseas. from www.shutterstock.com

How to tackle NZ’s teacher shortage and better reflect student diversity

The New Zealand government's strategy to import teachers from the UK, Canada, South Africa, Australia and Fiji will do little to improve representation for indigenous Māori in the teacher workforce.
Naomi Osaka is the first Japanese woman to claim a Grand Slam singles title. AAP

Women in sports: double standards a double fault

Sexism in sport plays out on and off the field. Differences in marketable qualities for endorsement deals as well reactions to male versus female athletes behaving badly are evidence of this.
Percobaan kerja empat hari seminggu menunjukkan jika pekerja bisa mengontrol pekerjaanya, maka mereka merasa dan bekerja lebih baik. shutterstock.com

Sistem kerja empat hari dengan bayaran lima hari berdampak baik buat karyawan

Sebuah percobaan empat hari kerja menunjukkan karyawan merasa lebih baik dan terlibat dengan pekerjaan mereka. Mereka juga merasa kehidupan karir dan pekerjaan lebih seimbang dan tingkat stres berkurang.
People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction. from www.shutterstock.com

Gender differences at work: relishing competence or seeking a challenge?

New research reveals gender differences in what we most enjoy in a job: women enjoy being competent while men are more likely to seek a challenge.
Single-use biodegradable plastics include claims that they break down quickly into benign end products, but the reality is more complex. from www.shutterstock.com

Why compostable plastics may be no better for the environment

New types of biodegradable or compostable plastic products seem to offer an alternative to conventional plastics. But they may be no better for the environment.

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