The Government today reveals its Emissions Reduction Plan - NZ's s first serious step to help avert global climate disaster. Bruce Munro asks whether it will be enough to transform our economy and society.
There is a growing anxiety over the price of food and our supermarket duopoly is at the centre of concern, writes Sean Connelly.
A royal gift, century-old photographic clues, an international art detective and Dunedin's missing statue. Or is that two statues?
Anyone expecting to see a beautiful bright full moon clearing the southeastern horizon on Monday is in for a bit of a rare surprise.
It feels counterintuitive, but some charred remains might be the best thing for our gardens, writes Hilary Rowley.
For the past few weeks, four planets, all visible to the unaided eye, have been putting on a mesmerizing show for early rising stargazers. The daily change in their relative positions has been a...
Imagine a cash cow, standing on the tip of an iceberg, looking down at a choking canary in a miner’s helmet. That is New Zealand’s supermarkets atop the crumbling national and global food system.
Leaning into difficult feelings can help you find the way forward, according to a refreshing new wave of books, says Jamie Waters.
Thousands of Kiwis were shot and killed in WW1 but a very lucky few, including three Southerners, had the incredibly good fortune that something in their top pocket stopped the bullet that otherwise had their name on it. Mike Houlahan considers the stories of a favoured trio, and that of a fellow soldier not as blessed.
Martha Tahumu Spencer, of Kai Tahu, was awarded an MBE in 1919 for her services to the New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion during World War 1.
The moon reaches last quarter tonight and will be new on May 1. With moonrise just before midnight, and roughly an hour later with each passing day, the early part of the night will be the best...
Dunedin’s gold medal-winning athlete Yvette Williams was a true trailblazer who, until now, has not had her story fully told. Bruce Munro talks to gold medal gymnast and author Angela Walker about being given access to Williams’ personal diaries.