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.
The news media industry is in upheaval. Ironically, some of the best journalism is also being produced. It has important implications for democracy and demands swift action, journalism researcher Mel Bunce says.
Stephen Davis says lessons about fake news and conspiracy theories need to be learned from one of Europe's worst peace-time maritime disasters, which occurred 25 years ago today.
Do not be distracted by the prospect of another Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un talk fest. The real worry is the deteriorating relationship between South Korea and Japan, Professor Robert Patman warns.
A luxury break in the Bay of Islands becomes more than just a foretaste of summer for Bruce Munro and his wife.
The Rugby World Cup is big. Social media is huge. Obviously, if you want to follow the rugby you should follow it on social media — or, so you’d think, writes Bruce Munro.
Justine Gilliland, architect of the world’s first community-wide, local government initiative to develop a low-carbon transition plan, talks to Bruce Munro about the challenges NZ faces trying to follow Taranaki’s lead.