With a recent election declared void and another snap election called, the Pacific nation seems to be spiralling away from democracy once again.
Hives that travel by truck, bees paid for their pollination service, adulterated honey, economic theories based on an imaginary social organization...
A missing girl, a sensational trial, and the troubled history of anti-trafficking.
A responsible approach to the use of artificial intelligence by government requires transparency. The Canadian government's use of AI in making immigration decisions warrants further investigation.
The spy alliance has had the same membership for more than 60 years. That could be about the change.
Plus a new technique to protect birds from predators – using fake smells. Listen to episode 10 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
When scientists first thought to deceive predators with bird smells, the idea seemed crazy. But after seeing how fake news messes with the minds of both humans and animals, it now makes sense.
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 research finds Australians and New Zealanders show high levels of trust in political leaders and in science. This in part explains the strong compliance with successful pandemic measures.
Commentators across the political spectrum spread anti-Islamic rhetoric, insisting that Islam is intrinsically violent and that Muslims are terrorists. But studies show these claims are unfounded.
The benefits of road-user charging are now well established. And including electric vehicles doesn't have to be a deterrent to their uptake, as New Zealand and other nations have shown.
Watch two of Australia and New Zealand's top vaccine and virus experts answering questions about COVID-19. This was filmed at a Conversation reader event with Avid Reader bookshop.
Paleontologists have discovered fossil remains belonging to an enormous 'toothed' bird that lived for a period of about 60 million years after dinosaurs.
There are two interesting points about Australia's travel bubble with New Zealand. It only includes NSW and the NT. And for now, it's only one way.
The tourist traps of Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland have the most to lose. Regional towns and coastal resorts have the most to gain.
I have criticised this government’s climate policy in the past for being big on promise but short on concrete policies. But this financial disclosure policy has some real teeth.
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.
We have to balance the risk of transmission with the mental health challenges of lockdowns. A bubble system could alleviate loneliness while minimising infection risk.
Children need the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by experts in ways they can understand. A briefing may reduce children's anxiety and increase their understanding of the pandemic.
It's hard to see how there will be any appeal for the Australian mass gunman who was jailed for life without parole since he was so accepting of his fate.