Finance minister Grant Robertson (left) and climate minister James Shaw address school children during a climate protest, promising that New Zealand will introduce zero carbon legislation this year.
The latest report on the state of New Zealand's environment delivers a forceful official statement on climate change impacts.
Victims are responding to the Christchurch mosque shooting with bravery and compassion, not anger and hate.
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.
Facebook Live can be fun – or really scary.
Children can't handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn't have to.
A protest in outside the offices of News UK in London in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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Some commentators argue Islamophobia does not exist. It does, and it's deadly.
White supremacist groups like the National Socialist Movement, seen here at a rally in Arkansas on Nov. 10, 2018, have gained power in the U.S. since 2016.
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.'
US right-wing activist Candace Owen’s name was used in a manifesto without her knowledge that aimed to send mainstream attention her way.
Extreme far right has changed: online platforms now enable 'in-jokes' aimed sending up moral outrage help bond supporters online.
A cacophony of hateful rhetoric has made it hard for those tasked with spotting the emergence of violent extremism to separate it from the background noise.
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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.
Members of the Armed Offenders Squad push back members of the public following a shooting at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch.
Most New Zealanders see immigration as beneficial for their country, but extreme nationalist politics have been part of communities for a long time.
A decision of the New Zealand government means if a New Zealand bank goes belly up, Australian taxpayers could find themselves cleaning up the mess.
A mismatch between Australian and New Zealand regulations means Australian taxpayers could be on the hook if a New Zealand bank fails.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, receive a “hongi,” a traditional Māori welcome, from Māori elders on the lawns of Government House in Wellington, New Zealand in October 2018. In New Zealand, Māori elect members to parliament from designated Māori constituencies – and the right to participate offers more than the ‘duty to consult’ in Canada.
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In New Zealand, sovereignty is disputed, but the Maori case for sharing it with settlers underscores the limits of First Nations consultation in Canada.
Edéhzhíe is located in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories. It is the first Indigenous protected area designated in Canada.
Government of Northwest Territories
Indigenous conservation practices are more holistic and inclusive of humans and their knowledge.
Neve Te Aroha Ardern, just three months old, discovers UN headquarters in New York with his father and mother, who holds the highest political office in New Zealand.
The media interest in the New Zealand leader, who gave birth this summer, is an illustration of the difficulties faced by women who choose to pursue a career without sacrificing their lives as mothers.
Increasing numbers of parents are being accused of child abuse.
More than 1,000 New Zealanders have been deported from Australia in the last 2 years.
Changes to Australian immigration law have resulted in a sharp increase in deportations, particularly among New Zealanders of Maori and Pacific Island descent.
Diminishing racism and the policy failure that it causes requires Indigenous voice at all levels of public policy-making and implementation.
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When it comes to teaching Indigenous students, Australia could learn much from New Zealand.
South African rugby player Ashwin Willemse (in green jersey) playing against New Zealand’s All Blacks in 2003.
Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Examples from Ireland and New Zealand show that, unless determined measures are taken, masculine political cultures will ensure the gender imbalance remains.
Universities need to find more ways to encourage Indigenous students to go on to postgraduate study and become academics.
When it comes to increasing Indigenous Australians' participation in higher education, we could take a leaf from our neighbour's book.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire, meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, before dinner at the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, China in September 2016. Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in China to discuss a trade deal. It's laughable for Canada to believe it can negotiate a "progressive" trade agenda with the Chinese.
Australia got in first with restrictions on foreign investors in housing, but Jacinda Arden’s new government plans to go further.
Concerns about foreign investors driving up housing prices have been growing. Australia was first to bar foreign purchases of existing residential property, but New Zealand is set to go further.