School sport should prioritise development of the person, not the athlete. A new TV deal has some worried there hasn’t been enough debate as to how this will impact the culture of school sport.
More than 70% of New Zealanders agree that industries receiving substantial financial assistance as part of the COVID-19 recovery should be required to lower their carbon emissions.
The voices of recreational cannabis users are curiously missing from the official debate about legalisation.
Despite taking different approaches, both countries have won praise for their handling of the coronavirus outbreak. So what can we learn from that?
We have had to adapt to several changes to our climate since we started our migration out of Africa many thousands of years ago.
From policy to performance, a panel of five political experts analyses the first televised leaders' debate of the 2020 New Zealand election campaign.
With their different but equally conservative income tax policies, both Labour and National ask voters to consider their own appetite for risk.
Policy and promises matter, but the way politicians articulate them can be just as important — especially on live television.
Brands taking a stand on social issues is no longer remarkable — but that only makes it harder to be authentic.
I have criticised this government’s climate policy in the past for being big on promise but short on concrete policies. But this financial disclosure policy has some real teeth.
With a month to until polling day on October 17, the 2020 general election defies conventional analysis.
New Zealand's potential to expand its domestic recycling sector is enormous. It could create jobs and divert millions of tonnes of waste from landfills, as long as there are clear, measurable targets.
There are calls for better web design standards to ensure greater personal data and privacy protection.
The state-sponsored pop cultural renaissance of Korea shows how language isn't an obstacle to world domination.
Ko tā te kāwanatanga Kōrea whakahou i te ahurea o te marea, kei te whakaatu kāore te reo e aukati ana i tō angitu i te pae matawhānui o te ao.
Absolute temperatures are expected to rise more slowly in the tropics than in higher latitudes and polar regions, but the combination of heat and rising humidity will make life more challenging.
From a global cattle disease that can devastate herds to water-borne pathogens causing severe food poisoning, genome sequencing has become an important tool in the control of infectious diseases.
Using the law - or changing it - to stop the spread of dangerous disinformation should be a last resort.
If governments are looking for a post-pandemic "baby boom" to help populations grow, then they should increase the amount and duration of paid parental leave for both mums and partners.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.