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Based on certain criteria, New Zealand is clearly ‘winning’. But getting policy settings right over the long haul is about more than just having the most favourable assessment on selected criteria.
National significance: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk with fellow premiers and prime minister Anthony Albanese.
With one exception, it offers refreshing guidance to jurisdictions across Australia showing signs of complacency about integrity.
Now on Stan, the film comes in versions subtitled by Julia Davis, and Celia Pacquola with Ronny Chieng. The result is two very different types of humour.
Illustration by Peter Schouten
A peculiar giant kangaroo that once lived in New Guinea would have descended from a much more ancient form that migrated from Australia, between 5 million and 8 million years ago.
Dragon at Caerphilly Castle in Wales.
From Merlin to the country’s red dragon, there are a lot of legends and magic to promote to international tourists.
New Zealand media covering Jacinda Ardern’s appearance at the 2021 APEC Summit.
Our authors change lives by putting evidence in front of policymakers. Epidemiologist Michael Baker says writing for The Conversation helped shape what later became NZ’s COVID elimination strategy.
A cow waits in a paddock after milking on a farm near Oxford, New Zealand. New Zealand exports 95 per cent of its dairy products, and is challenging Canada’s protection of its dairy market.
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New Zealand is accusing Canada of undercutting its commitments under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership on dairy. Canada’s problem is that New Zealand’s case is strong.
Photographing a bear in Yellowstone National Park at a distance the National Park Service calls safe – at least 100 yards from a predator.
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The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
Knowing whether it’s safe to travel is harder in the age of COVID. This travel guide may help.
The threat of expensive payouts may already be having an effect.
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A new study adds up the potential legal and financial risk countries could face from hundreds of agreements, like those under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Offshore processing is a failed policy that continues to haemorrhage cash, destroy lives and erode the international system for refugee protection.
World Health Day is shining a light on local responses to health challenges. It’s time New Zealand takes that message to heart and works with local communities for a fairer health system.
The public health mandates are relaxing, but a number of New Zealanders are going further, ditching masks despite the ongoing pandemic. What is driving the rush back to ‘normal’?
Countries that previously fared best at controlling COVID are now finding it tougher to keep cases and deaths down.
In a major turnaround, the Morrison government has accepted New Zealand’s long-standing offer to resettle annually 150 refugees who came by boat.
Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland campus.
Childhood dreams of being an All Black helped give a senior academic leader the courage to adopt the humble posture of a pupil with much to learn.
Understanding how we blame can help us work together.
Fencing protects New Zealand sea lions that have migrated inland from road traffic.
It’s usually good news when a once-scarce species starts to recover – unless it starts getting in humans’ way. An ecologist explains how science can help predict unwelcome encounters.
Brainard has been pushing the Fed to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks. That’s sparked fury from Republican senators – and even a Nobel Prize winner.
Smoke and dust as food is prepared for a traditional Māori feast or Hangi, Rotorua New Zealand.
Many Indigenous people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are lacking food security due to public health orders preventing them from traditional food sourcing.