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New Zealand hits a 95% chance of eliminating coronavirus – but we predict new cases will emerge

New Zealand hits a 95% chance of eliminating coronavirus – but we predict new...

There is now a 95% chance COVID-19 has been eliminated in New Zealand, according to our modelling, based on official Ministry of Health data. As...
The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

New Zealand is often described as a great place to grow up. We must also ask ourselves whether it is a great place to...
New Zealand government ignores expert advice in its plan to improve water quality in rivers and lakes

New Zealand government ignores expert advice in its plan to improve water quality in...

New Zealand’s government has been praised for listening to health experts in its pandemic response, but when it comes to dealing with pollution of...
A four-day working week could be the shot in the arm post-coronavirus tourism needs

A four-day working week could be the shot in the arm post-coronavirus tourism needs

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said recently, “I’ve heard lots of people suggesting we should have a four-day week”, she inevitably ignited...
Don’t stand so close to me – understanding consent can help with those tricky social distancing moments

Don’t stand so close to me – understanding consent can help with those tricky...

You’re walking on a public footpath when a jogger overtakes you from behind, well inside the recommended two-metre physical distance. What to do? By...
New Zealand sits on top of the remains of a giant ancient volcanic plume

New Zealand sits on top of the remains of a giant ancient volcanic plume

Back in the 1970s, scientists came up with a revolutionary idea about how Earth’s deep interior works. They proposed it is slowly churning like...

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