In 2020, doomsday scenarios are legion. Bruce Munro talks to "preppers" of various stripes about getting ready for the end of the world as we know it.
Summertime is house-painting time. Bruce Munro reflects on the process, perils and payback of "painting your house".
Social media giants need to be held to account to ensure free and fair elections, Professor Robert Patman warns.
Bruce Munro talks to Dunedin neighbours on either side of the entrenched wealth and poverty divide and asks whether anyone wants to see it change.
Ineffectual climate change responses and international trade wars are related symptoms of a globalised world acting in an increasingly fragmented way.
Spuds are being dug up, supermarkets are playing carols 17 hours a day, church kids are wearing tea towels, police and budget advisers are gearing up - it must be the festive season.
New Zealand must remember its sometimes-negative history in the Pacific as it builds a deeper relationship with Pacific Island states, Professor Robert Patman says.
Twenty years after the legal drinking age was lowered, alcohol continues to harm young people. Should the age limit go back up? Bruce Munro investigates
Whether you live in Hong Kong, Iran or New Zealand, nonviolent civil disobedience has the most success, Prof Stellan Vinthagen says. The visiting Swedish activist and researcher talks to Bruce...
How much longer can the United Kingdom and the United States continue to be part of the Five Eyes alliance under their current governments?
Dunedin promises to be a safe haven for refugees from war-ravaged Syria. But despite the best intentions, is the system failing them?
We need to do more to protect our dark sky and reconnect with our place in the universe, writer and stargazing enthusiast Naomi Arnold tells Bruce Munro.
Almost 300 jiu jitsu martial art competitors from throughout New Zealand took part in the New Zealand Grappler Southern Series held in Dunedin today.
Violent protests in Chile have profound implications for all countries, including New Zealand, Prof Robert Patman says.
Bruce Munro takes Aaron Hawkins for a ride to find out what makes the mayor-elect tick and get a feel for what it will be like living in Dunedin under his youthful leadership.
As the Government looks to tighten hate speech laws and students call for universities to silence racists, Prof Jim Flynn tells Bruce Munro why intent is more important than offence.
Momentous events in northern Syria show the New Zealand government continues to be irresponsible in its handling of New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor, Professor Robert Patman says.