Is this Invercargill's time to soar?
A tobacco researcher's credibility is going up in smoke. Prof Marewa Glover is a specialist in "smoking cessation'', and her views run counter to the opinions of others in this field.
It would be disappointing if controversy flares over teaching methods following the news that early reading books used in New Zealand schools are being updated.
The Commerce Commission has avoided the emotive language used by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern when she said consumers were being "fleeced" on petrol prices. But the commission, in its draft report...
Of the many sets of statistics produced after the (pleasingly) one-sided Bledisloe Cup rugby test last weekend, one jumped out to anyone with even a casual interest in the future of television...
Each generation looks back and identifies mistakes. Sometimes, though, the errors of our ways should be obvious immediately, as with the loss of first-class soils to housing and lifestyle blocks.
It is difficult to understand why New Zealand has allowed direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription medicine (DTCA) for so long.
New Zealand Inc is like a company that neglects technological change. It is in serious danger of becoming uncompetitive.
It is just as well so many people think they can remedy what ails the Southern District Health Board, because the organisation has a plethora of things wrong with it.
There is a time to applaud the letter of the law being followed, and there is a time to wonder if Mr Bumble was on the mark in Oliver Twist when he famously referred to the law being ''an ass''.
Human rights and democracy around the world have been taking beatings - and they took another heavy blow in the past week.
Immigration visa delays could be costing this country hundreds of millions of dollars. At the same time, the delays are contributing to stress and labour shortages for employers, disruption for...
The Government's funding boost for the Telford farm institute this week keeps this valuable training centre alive for at least two more years.
It has not taken long for the issue of freedom camping in Dunedin to reach a certain level of calm and sensibility.
Carla Neems did not deserve to die. And her parents did not deserve to be blamed for the tragic accident that claimed her life.