We now know how the father of New Zealand's suffrage pioneer died, and it raises fascinating questions about what drove her morally and politically.
New Zealand's 2020 budget must not only provide economic hope, it must balance the very different ideologies and aspirations of two earlier historic budgets.
New Zealand will pardon religious Māori leader Rua Kēnana, who was arrested more than a century ago for "moral resistance", but the pardon fails to acknowledge the miscarriage of justice.
Almost 140 years after armed government troops crushed peaceful protests at Parihaka, New Zealand is beginning to make amends with the signing of a reconciliation law and a compensation agreement.
Teaching history is as much about facts and people as it is about contested narratives and disputed interpretations, which is why it's time to make New Zealand history a compulsory subject at school.