Politics and law
Susan St John: Let’s get the policies right this time
2 April 2020
Opinion: When we rethink our economy and how we support citizens, we must end the 19th Century bias against those in relationships, writes Susan St John.
Covid-19: A catch-22 for our most vulnerable
29 March 2020
Opinion: The government has responded to Covid-19 with a rescue package for business, writes Susan St John. The same must be done to help low income children.
Survival of the fittest and other cruel logic
28 March 2020
Opinion: Donald Trump and Boris Johnson's response to coronavirus has revealed some disturbing attitudes towards segments of the population, writes Neal Curtis.
Does Covid-19 justify the suspension of privacy?
26 March 2020
Opinion: Surveillance on an unprecedented scale may be justified but must end when no longer needed says Associate Professor Gehan Gunasekara.
New Zealand's coronavirus lockdown: The need for co-leadership with Māori
25 March 2020
Opinion: While the COVID-19 lockdown is needed, it will likely exacerbate major social and economic inequities, underlining the need for co-leadership with Māori, writes Dr Rhys Jones.
Why equity for Māori must be prioritised during the COVID-19 response
20 March 2020
Opinion: Māori have fared worst in every pandemic New Zealand has seen. Measures must be taken to ensure equity during the COVID-19 outbreak or history will repeat, writes public health physician and senior lecturer Dr Rhys Jones.
The politics of the COVID-19 relief package
18 March 2020
Opinion: Jennifer Curtin analyses the government's recently announced $12.1 billion COVID-19 relief package in the light of an election year.
Learning to resolve international disputes
12 March 2020
Students from the Auckland Law School have been in the Czech Republic this month, participating in the European Friendly Moot Competition.
Tax research recognised as world’s best
12 March 2020
A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the 2020 Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law.
Courts no place for fetal alcohol victims
10 March 2020
People with fetal alcohol syndrome are still being punished by the criminal justice system, despite the Teina Pora case, writes MBChB student Emma Espiner.
Beware: Unelected bureaucrats are stealing our democracy
6 March 2020
Opinion: Professor Robert MacCulloch discusses the issues with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's assertion that it needs to bolster its social license to operate.
Inia Tomas: ‘Get your arse back into the fight’
6 March 2020
IIn this interview with E-Tangata author Dale Husband, MBChB alumnus Inia Tomas explains some of his aims and efforts as a Māori doctor at Counties Mankau DHB, and the influence of his late mother, Associate Professor in Law Nin Tomas.