Politics and law
Modern slavery: Time for NZ legislation
21 September 2021
Opinion: The Centre for Research on Modern Slavery is challenging the government with a new White Paper that urges establishment of a Modern Slavery Act.
Time to review asylum-seeker support
19 September 2021
Opinion: Bernard Sama explains why - and how - we must strengthen mental well-being in the entire refugee status determination procedure in New Zealand.
When will NZ stop honouring Mustafa Kemal Atatürk?
18 September 2021
Opinion: Absent-mindedly paying tribute to Turkish dictator Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is a stain on NZ’s integrity. It's time we stopped, writes Maria Armoudian.
Kua pōhiritia tētahi mātanga ture e Thomas Piketty ki te kōrero i tētahi rangatū kauhau ā-ao
15 September 2021
Kua pōhiritia a Ahorangi Tūhono Tim Kuhner o Te Kura Ture o Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau e te kaiōhanga rongonui puta i te ao a Thomas Piketty, mō World Inequality Lab, ki te kōrero mō tōna pukapuka hou, i tētahi rangatū kauhau mananui i Paris.
Mai i te whakatuapeka ki te kēhi o te kōti
13 September 2021
Ko te mahi auaha o ngā roia i kōkiri i ngā kēhi tūkino mana tangata puta noa i te ao te kaupapa o tētahi pukapuka hou nā te mātanga torangapū o Waipapa Taumata Rau a Tākuta Maria Armoudian.
Q&A on New Zealand's refugee system
9 September 2021
Opinion: The terror attack at Lynn Mall last week has led to many questions being asked about the refugee process in New Zealand, writes Dr Anna Hood.
Why Afghanistan was worth it
9 September 2021
Opinion: It's time to look forward with hope and generosity. Stephen Hoadley reflects on the US exit from Afghanistan and shares his expectations of the road ahead.
Tax law professor’s research to be taught at Harvard
5 August 2021
Research by Professor Craig Elliffe from the University of Auckland Law School has been selected for inclusion in a course taught at the famous public policy Harvard Kennedy School of Harvard University.
Beware the ‘forgotten’ war
27 July 2021
Opinion: NZ must consider risks and opportunities presented by the fragile Korean armistice and be aware of shifting East Asia power balances, writes Stephen Hoadley.
New housing policy runs risk of urban slums
15 July 2021
Opinion: The new National Policy Statement on Urban Development allows for unsafe, unsuitable housing blocks that will devolve into slums, writes Claire Dale.
Why hate speech law is authoritarian
13 July 2021
Opinion: Ananish Chaudhuri lays out some concerns about New Zealand's proposed hate speech law, arguing it's in line with a pattern of authoritarianism.
Dame Anne Salmond: Iwi vs Kiwi
7 July 2021
Opinion: In a five-part series for Newsroom Dame Anne Salmond reflects on a new institutional order for NZ which takes account of the Treaty of Waitangi and whakapapa.