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The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks faces charges of murder, attempted murder and of committing a terrorism act. Martin Hunter/AAP

Explainer: what the additional terrorism charge means for mosque attack 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.
Children play sports for fun and to be with their friends - not for winning. from www.shutterstock.com

Children have fun playing sports and don’t need to satisfy adults’ ambitions

If you ask children, they enjoy sports because it's fun, they are with their mates and may get a compliment from the coach. But research shows that adults' ambitions increasingly drive kids' sports.
Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, has the biggest Pacific Islander population of any city in the world and almost a quarter of its residents is classified as Asian. from www.shutterstock.com

To build social cohesion, our screens need to show the same diversity of faces we see on the street

New Zealand is ethnically more diverse than most nations, but this cultural mix needs to be better reflected in movies and television productions.
As part of the New Zealand government’s response to the Christchurch mosque attacks, a Royal Commission of Inquiry will investigate the specific circumstances leading up to it. AAP/Joseph Johnson

Explainer: how a royal commission will investigate Christchurch shootings

A Royal commission of inquiry has been set up to look into circumstances that led to the Christchurch mosque attacks. It will investigate intelligence services, it not the role of media.
The campaign to protect Ihumaatao for its cultural values shows how such landscapes continue to fall through the cracks of New Zealand’s heritage system. Qiane Matata-Sipu

How a bias towards built heritage threatens the protection of cultural landscapes in New Zealand

Built colonial heritage represents more than 80% of the sites on New Zealand’s national heritage list. This leaves some 700 years of Indigenous settlement significantly under-represented.
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.

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