"Peak oil" is a term we have become familiar with. Now there is a term “peak meat”, and a report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) predicts Europe and North America will reach peak meat as soon as...
Is the colonisation narrative dangerous for New Zealand, as an opinion article last week by Philip Temple suggests? Kim Cope Tait disagrees.
It was not a good look, whatever the reason was for the truncation and the tardiness of production of the 2018-19 annual report from the Office of the Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
I have some sympathy for our Government as it tries to slow our overheated domestic property market.
On Wednesday afternoon, while MPs were upstairs making law, downstairs in committee room 3, some of their colleagues were contemplating a profound change to how those laws are made.
Yesterday, as the Southern District Health Board was about to launch into a new topic eight minutes after its next meeting was meant to have begun, its chairman Pete Hodgson suggested that the...
A quarantine-free transtasman bubble is ready but "flyer beware" remains the reality of pandemic travel, Michael Plank and Shaun Hendy write.
If you think about it, the word "bubble", while pleasingly onomatopoeic and suggestive of frolicking on freshly cut summer lawns while blowing air into a translucent pocket, carries a few negative...
There is a strong feeling that merging TVNZ and RNZ into a new state media entity is going to proceed despite counter-arguments.
"Colonisation’ has become a weaponised word, a lazy way of throwing rocks at Pakeha or "Western" culture, and the word’s associated codes for racism, sexism and Maori as victims.
Save for the most incredible drag show I attended in Wellington over the summer, I’ve gone over a year without stepping foot in a theatre.
The past few years at the University of Otago have been difficult, and staff morale has been lower than in living memory.
COMMENT: It is time for Dunedin residents to have a conversation about the city’s 10 year plan, writes Dunedin mayor Aaron Hawkins.
Now daylight saving has ended, and the nights are drawing in, it may be tempting to scuttle indoors like oversized hermit crabs.