What Hordur Torfason learnt as a young man fighting personal discrimination, he applied to the whole of Iceland in the wake of the GFC, and now offers to anyone looking to foment change, writes Bruce Munro.
Australia might not want to go as far as New Zealand in speaking out against the rhetoric that fuelled the alleged Christchurch mosque shooter's Islamophobia, Professor Robert Patman says.
Bruce Munro talks to the award-winning investigative journalist Stephen Davis about government cover-ups, big business tactics and the role of conspiracies in the Christchurch mosques massacre.
Young people are angry as they are faced with global inaction over increasingly dire climate change forecasts. Bruce Munro examines the insurgent youth-led climate action phenomenon.
The New Zealand Government needs to take Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor "out of circulation'', Prof Robert Patman says.
Census 2018 was a mess. A year on, big chunks are still missing from the data needed to plan the country’s future, Bruce Munro reports.
Caring is so essential it's almost invisible. Looking at our past reveals how wide-reaching and significant caring is, historian Barbara Brookes says. It also poses questions about how careless we're becoming, writes Bruce Munro.
Disputes over estates, fracturing family relationships, are likely to become more common. But a bigger problem is the hidden way inheritances fracture society, a NZ wealth and inequality researcher says.
Neil Finn joining Fleetwood Mac seems a bolt out of the blue - until you know the backstory. Bruce Munro talks to Mick Fleetwood about line-up changes, friendship with the Finns and 50 years of making music.
Global inequality and the rise of authoritarian states pose the greatest threat in 2019, Professor Robert Patman warns.
What troubles are brewing for 2019? Five experts in various fields tell Bruce Munro what they believe are the biggest risks facing New Zealand this year.
Teachers play a vital role in peoples' lives. With the new school year approaching, some prominent New Zealanders tell Bruce Munro about the positive impact teachers had in their lives.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is being urged to voice concerns about irregularities in the United Kingdom's Brexit referendum lest they open the door to authoritarian rule.
A lot can happen in 12 months - starting a new career, getting pregnant, being given a new lease on life. Bruce Munro hears from five people who epitomise the phrase ‘‘What a difference a year makes’’.
You'll be surprised when you realise how much of your personal data is in other people's hands. For Bruce Munro, the challenge was how to live well in this unprivate, digital age.
New Zealand needs to be voicing concerns about illegal activities that occurred during the United Kingdom's Brexit vote, Prof Robert Patman says.
The inimitable Mark Henaghan departs the University of Otago at the end of the month, leaving behind a reputation as big as his personality. Bruce Munro spent an afternoon with him.
Vector the robot moves us by moving himself - a chirping, talking, wide-eyed bundle of autonomous software, writes Bruce Munro.
Tonight on Global Insight, the ODT's Bruce Munro talks with international relations specialist Professor Robert Patman about the significance the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
At just 18, he is a bright young rugby talent. But he has had to battle a terrible year to get there. James Arscott talks to Bruce Munro about the grief of his father's sudden death.