Named after a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina, NASA's Martian landing spot is a distant reminder of less peaceful times on Earth.
Given climate change predictions of more extreme floods in New Zealand, it's time to change management practices to work with a river, allowing it room to move and its channels to adjust.
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.
February 22 2011 changed Christchurch forever. On the tenth anniversary of the deadly earthquake, how far has the city come and what challenges remain?
NASA's successful Mars landing will reveal yet more secrets from the red planet. But there is much we already know from Martian fragments that found their way to Earth.
Scientists have uncovered evidence of a global paleopocalyspe.
It's important to get the figures right to know if we are truely out of any recession, or if we need further stimulus to help get more people into work.
Air New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade have both potentially breached international human rights agreements. The government must demand answers.
Facebook pulling the plug on Australian news will cause short-term disruption, but readers and media will recover.
A new report pushes for a modern tourism model, including the introduction of airport departure taxes, to enhance New Zealand's competitive advantage in a climate-conscious world.
The trans-Tasman diplomatic stand-off is complicated by the fate of two young children. Their rights will be central to resolving the situation.
The rapid increase in the number of infections is the most obvious reason why new variants of the virus have been emerging recently. Case numbers doubled in just two months at the end of 2020.
Increasing plastic pollution in southern hemisphere oceans adds a deadly threat to albatrosses, already among the world's most imperiled seabirds with 73% of species threatened with extinction.
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.
Investment in renewable electricity needs bipartisan political support and some bold decisions if New Zealand is to meet its future energy commitments.
The highly infectious nature of the COVID-19 variant, and the fact the infections have no clear link to the border, leaves the worrying possibility of a more widespread community outbreak.
Reform of New Zealand's abusive gymnastics culture offers an opportunity to improve women's sports in general.
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.
Māori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has won the right not to wear a tie in parliament — his party's legacy can't end there.
Training New Zealand students to be better at tests would probably improve their performance. But, as Finland has shown, there are better (if more expensive) alternatives.