Politics and law
Can selfish corporates be regulated to change?
25 October 2019
Opinion: Professor Susan Watson comments on how corporations can be changed for the better.
Electric scooters make Auckland extremely age-unfriendly
24 October 2019
Opinion: Dr Claire Dale comments on the incompatibility of Auckland Council's decision to welcome electric scooters onto footpaths while also proclaiming Auckland as an ‘age-friendly’ city.
Trevor Richards: from HART to SOUL, why protests make a difference
21 October 2019
Opinion: Trevor Richards is a name that became synonymous with HART in the 1970s. He reflects on that era of social change and why we need to keep the fires of protest burning.
Government shouldn't sit on $7.5b surplus while families need help
18 October 2019
OPINION: The Government's surpise surplus offers a clear opportunity to make real improvements in the health and lives of all of our children, writes Professor Innes Asher.
Sportsman of the Year awarded to martial arts champion
11 October 2019
Auckland Law School student Riley Phillips-Harris, has been honoured with two University of Auckland Blues Awards.
Time to start taking our young activists seriously
8 October 2019
Opinion: As a sense of social responsibility grows among our young people, it would be very unwise to dismiss their contributions, writes Dr David Tokiharu Mayeda.
A profound, perhaps troubling, ruling
4 October 2019
Opinion: The UK Supreme Court ruling that suspension of Parliament was unlawful blurs political and legal lines and influences NZ’s informal constitution, writes Edward Willis.
Graduate juggles law and healthcare hats
4 October 2019
When Shail Singh walked across the stage to be capped with a Bachelor of Law degree at the Spring Graduation ceremony, she was putting on her new legal hat.
Much to learn from the ahi kaa of Ihumātao
2 October 2019
Opinion: The ahi kaa of Ihumātao have much to teach our nation and its visitors through their manaakitanga and stories, explains Frances Hancock and Tim McCreanor.
Q&A: Does NZ have a place for e-cigarettes?
1 October 2019
Opinion: Amid the global backlash against e-cigarettes three researchers discuss outcomes of their New Zealand trials on vaping and provide some clarity with a Q&A.
Two Pacific states drop Taiwan for China
24 September 2019
Opinion: Two Pacific states have switched diplomatic allegiances from Taiwan to China, a shift with possibly wide-ranging implications writes Stephen Hoadley.
Youth justice study calling for more participants
23 September 2019
A ground-breaking study looking at how Māori and Samoan peoples describe their experience of youth justice across three countries is calling for participants.