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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...
Why Trump’s Make America Great Again hat makes a dangerous souvenir for foreign politicians

Why Trump’s Make America Great Again hat makes a dangerous souvenir for foreign politicians

It looked just like any posed political picture. The politician, in this case the National Party’s newly elected leader, Todd Muller, standing by a...
Low staff levels must be part of any reviews into the coronavirus outbreaks in NZ rest homes

Low staff levels must be part of any reviews into the coronavirus outbreaks in...

New Zealand’s residential aged care is the focus of three inquiries to understand why COVID-19 tore rapidly through some rest homes but not others. These...

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