New Zealand's dairy industry is arguing consumers are being misled if the term "milk" is used for plant-based products such as almond or coconut milk, but consumers are savvier than that.
Do you have a question about climate change? This collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre gives you the chance to ask – and we'll provide expert answers.
Artificial intelligence is predicted to contribute some US$15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. A new report looks at issues specific to New Zealand.
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.
The Oceania Cup allows rugby league players to represent the country of their heritage. Now we need to introduce training processes that better reflect and support cultural diversity.
There is no doubt a regulated market for access to medicinal cannabis is safer, but if cannabis-based products were allowed to bypass efficacy trials, there's a potential cost to patient safety.
An estimated 90% of all written works worldwide are not available in accessible formats. New Zealand is implementing the Marrakesh Treaty to help change that.
Work already affects many people's sense of self-worth, but now new research suggests that it's not only what we do, but how good we are at it, that affects how we see ourselves.
Academics on casual contracts often feel vulnerable and of lower status than "permanent" staff members. They can minimise their exploitation as if it's part of the authentic academic experience.
Muslim women are often perceived as oppressed and self-segregated, but many contemporary Muslim women reinterpret Islam to express their sense of style and fashion.
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.
New Zealand has one of the world's largest ocean territories, but the marine environment is at risk from climate change, pollution and fishing.
Parts of Antarctica's largest ice shelf are melting ten times faster than the rest of the shelf, and solar heated waters below the ice are to blame.
New Zealanders store just under NZ$178 billion of their cash in banks, but their savings aren't insured. This would change if the government introduces a deposit insurance.
The endangered Hector's dolphins are found only in coastal seas in New Zealand, but conservation experts describe New Zealand's proposed protection plan for the marine mammals as misleading.
Through his lawyer, the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch mosque attacks has entered not guilty pleas on 92 charges, including terrorism. A procedural hearing has found him fit to stand trial.
An additional charge of terrorism has been laid against the man accused of the Christchurch mosque shootings. This poses a risk of providing a platform for hateful ideas.
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.
A food heath labelling system Australia and New Zealand introduced five years ago is under review and needs a significant overhaul to make it useful for consumers looking for healthy options.