If a trans-Tasman travel bubble were to be established, passengers would likely need to use ‘vaccine passports’ to prove their vaccination status. But any tech-based system comes with security risks.
New Zealand has put just over half of its NZ$50 billion pandemic stimulus towards clean energy, but several fossil fuel powered projects will slow down the country's shift to a low-emissions economy.
Now is the time to reform the rules for travellers who park up and camp in public spaces. But don't blame freedom campers for all the problems in a community.
Instead of wage subsidy and business loan schemes, allowing households, workers and employers to borrow against future income could be more efficient and equitable in the long run.
Research measuring how water flows between living kauri trees and a leafless stump adds evidence that trees use their underground root systems to support each other.
Schools are back, but NCEA level 1 media studies soon won't be — at a time when media literacy is more vital than ever.
The right to return is real but not absolute, and must be balanced with the rights of those already in New Zealand.
It takes a lot for brands to back away from commercialisation opportunities. Cricket Australia's backing away from Australia Day is significant.
Analysis shows how Trump and Twitter spread QAnon extremism from the US to Europe, and how hard it will be to undo the damage.
The Christmas we celebrate today around the world, whether in northern winter or southern summer, has its roots in many cultures and traditions.
Christmas is traditionally a time of giving, including to charities and the needy. But what happens when so few of us carry cash anymore?
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New Zealanders will travel more during the summer period and it is more important than ever to use the contact-tracing app to improve our chances of controlling any potential outbreaks.
Netflix is making a live action series based on Assassin's Creed. With its promise of endless return and varied historical settings, the game has been an enduring success.
B2B brands taking a public moral or ethical stand are increasingly looking at their suppliers and manufacturers to reflect their own values, but where do they draw the line?
Despite the government agreeing in principle to the royal commission's recommendations, nothing is set in stone — including findings of fact.
The pandemic hit media hard, but a new report shows New Zealand now has more independent news outlets than at any time in the past decade.
Symbolic gesture or assertion of state power? Declaring a climate 'emergency' walks a fine line between hopeful rhetoric and risk to democracy.
Pandemic border restrictions are keeping seasonal crop pickers from the Pacific out of New Zealand. Would adapting the quarantine system help?
Training restaurants housed inside prison walls and staffed by inmates are reducing recidivism rates and winning praise from diners overseas. Should we try them in New Zealand?
As the world's largest rainforest, the Amazon is not only an important carbon sink, but also home to thousands of species of plants and animals and a crucial part of the water cycle.