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1 July 2020

Opinion: Covid-19 has exposed shortcomings in NZ’s public health services and highlights the need for a population health agency, argues Collin Tukuitonga.

Coronavirus

  • 3 July 2020

    Opinion: Rendering people over 70 as either passive or wilfully irresponsible is unhelpful and ill-considered. The Te Arai Research Group discuss a better approach.

  • 3 July 2020

    Three of New Zealand’s most influential and trusted public figures are calling for a conversation now on a cohesive national ‘reconnection strategy’ to re-open New Zealand’s borders.

  • 2 July 2020

    Graduates Keddy Shen and Chanel Mehrotra started jobs just as lockdown began. They discuss the reality of undertaking their new roles while stuck at home.

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Arts and culture

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Business and economy

  • 3 July 2020

    Three of New Zealand’s most influential and trusted public figures are calling for a conversation now on a cohesive national ‘reconnection strategy’ to re-open New Zealand’s borders.

  • 2 July 2020

    Graduates Keddy Shen and Chanel Mehrotra started jobs just as lockdown began. They discuss the reality of undertaking their new roles while stuck at home.

  • 2 July 2020

    Opinion: Michael SW Lee writes about wealth distribution, fairness and reflexive responses commonly heard about taxation in a story about children on an Easter egg hunt.

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Education and society

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Environment and sustainability

  • 30 June 2020

    Dr Miro Erkintalo from the University of Auckland’s Department of Physics has won the Emerging Scientist Award at this year’s Prime Minister’s Science Prizes.

  • The image shows Domino park in Williamsburg, New York, where people are sitting in large white circles marked on the grass to accommodate social distancing. Photo: iStock

    17 June 2020

    Diane Brand asks what the post-pandemic city will look like and how do we adjust our concept of urbanism to accommodate it?

  • 17 June 2020

    Opinion: “There’s a sense that the ground beneath us is lurching,” writes Dame Anne Salmond. New Zealand’s team of five million must play the game of their lives.

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Politics and law

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The Challenge

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