New Zealand is geologically and ecologically diverse and its landscapes and ecosystems are complex.
How times have changed. Rugby star Israel Folau's comment about gay people and their ultimate destination in hell have been headlined as "controversial". It was not that long ago it would have been...
It is time for this nonsense to stop. How long can the Government, and some of its senior public service representatives, maintain the charade of establishing panels, inquiries or working parties...
Really? Does KiwiRail really need five metres between the centre line of its tracks and cycleways, plus a big solid fence?
Syria's civil war remains an open, weeping sore, as Russia and Iran continue their support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in a brutal conflict which seems unlikely to end soon.
The momentous decision announced by the coalition Government last week to quit all offshore oil and exploration was never going to appease all parties; never could, never would.
They came with a whimper but are ending with a bang.
A common thread in the analysis of the election of Marama Davidson as Greens co-leader is that it represents a counterpoint to the pragmatism and middle-of-the-road acceptability of the other co...
From time to time there arises a perplexing situation which seems to beggar belief and run contrary to any ideas of common sense.
The tourist boom of the past few years has helped underpin growth and prosperity in New Zealand.
As the battle to contain the spread of cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis continues, the toll that it is taking - both financially and mentally - is reaching fever-pitch.
The declining quality of water in our lakes and rivers has become one of the biggest issues facing New Zealand.
Dunedin South MP Clare Curran has not made the best start to what should have been a productive and impressive term as a minister in the Labour-led Government.
The rules on Sikhs wearing the kirpan, the ceremonial dagger or knife, in public in New Zealand are unclear. While the Civil Aviation Authority has clarified its regulations, there is still...
It is strange how a game which attracts few spectators can draw so much attention. The drama of the drawn test between New Zealand and England engaged enormous interest on Tuesday afternoon up to...
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the former wife of the revered Nelson Mandela, has died. Her death once again focuses attention on the racial tensions still bubbling away in the Republic of South Africa.
For many New Zealanders who have spent more than a decade in employment, it will come as no surprise that bullying has been a major blight in our workplaces.
New Zealand has been garnering worldwide media coverage because of its refusal to expel any Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack in the United Kingdom on former spy Sergei Skripal.
GUEST EDITORIAL FR MICHAEL DOOLEY: In the last few weeks I have been closely involved with an uncle who has been dying.
The reaction to the Australian cricket ball-tampering scandal has been emphatic and extensive. When Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft launched the plan, little would they have expected...