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.
Whale breaches and tail slaps look great from a distance. But they can pose a threat if you want to get up close and swim with these giants of the ocean.
Both major parties refuse to grasp the nettle of New Zealand's narrow and inherently unfair tax base.
With UNICEF ranking New Zealand 35th out of 41 rich countries for children’s well-being, the gap between rhetoric and reality is wider than ever.
Methane is a live-fast, die-young greenhouse gas but its impact on the climate can last for hundreds or even thousands of years
A cultural change is needed in the defence force to break the "code of silence" that still exists about sexual abuse and harassment in the ranks.
Around 75,000 New Zealanders have been sentenced for a cannabis-related offence since 1975. With the drug more popular than ever, is it time we let the evidence guide our decisions?
Tooth decay remains the most widespread chronic and irreversible disease in New Zealand, but 6-7% of all children and adults use a non-fluoride toothpaste.
We might not be able to predict the next big earthquake, but we can make sure we're ready for it and understand the risks.
Jacinda Ardern's command of social media and her celebrity-level engagement rates make her a formidable campaigner in the digital age.
Clear messages from experts helped New Zealand to contain COVID-19 outbreaks. The same is now necessary to counter vaccine misinformation and to build public trust in vaccination.
Stroke is New Zealand's third highest cause of death, but few people recognise its symptoms and risk factors, particularly in Pasifika and Māori communities where stroke affects more people.
There is outrage over government funding to a private school, but what if the money is used to benefit the wider community?
The latest decision in the Civic Creche case highlights a gap in the Criminal Cases Review Commission's ability to look at appeals from beyond the grave.