Fixing the unfair and inefficient MIQ booking system
29 July 2021
Opinion: While we wait for the harsh realities of Covid to change, the government could show compassion for those stuck overseas by revisiting the digital queue, says Professor Tava Olsen.
Nikki Turner gets backing for vaccine hesitancy project
28 July 2021
A new tool will gauge why some New Zealanders are refusing or delaying vaccinations.
Don’t underestimate Covid in children
28 July 2021
Opinion: We shouldn’t rush to vaccinate children from Covid-19, says Jin Russell and Amanda Kvalsvig. They need protection, but there is much we still don't know.
‘Freedom’ in the UK a reckless decision for us all
19 July 2021
Opinion: Lifting Covid restrictions in the UK means short-term freedom there, but will extend the long-term sentence for the world, writes Helen Petousis-Harris.
It will be a long, long wait for Covid herd immunity
28 June 2021
Opinion: The ongoing crisis over the Covid-positive person who visited Wellington from Sydney raises questions about the Government’s zero Covid stance, writes Professor Ananish Chaudhuri.
Research now backs routinely offering pregnant women the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine
10 June 2021
Opinion: Obstetrician Dr Michelle Wise comments on an update in vaccination advice for pregnant women.
University of Auckland leads Covid-19 vaccine monitoring for the world
27 May 2021
Project will coordinate monitoring of vaccines around the world.
Taking Issue: Is New Zealand a more cohesive society since Covid-19?
25 May 2021
Opinion: Three Auckland academics give their views on the question of whether we are a more cohesive society thanks to Covid-19.
The careers that keep alumni overseas despite Covid-19
25 May 2021
Plenty of people have brought their skills home because of Covid-19, but these alumni are happy to stay overseas.
Covid-19 upside: the Kiwi brain gain
23 May 2021
FEATURE: The consensus among Kiwis who have returned home because of Covid-19 is that they’re enjoying the opportunities. Danelle Clayton talks to four University of Auckland alumni about the upsides of living in New Zealand again.
Lessons from our Covid tracing app
19 May 2021
Opinion: One year on from the introduction of the NZ COVID Tracer app, Andrew Chen recaps what it does, whether it has worked, and what we could have done better.
Could Covid vaccines affect periods? We don’t know – but no cause for concern
18 May 2021
Opinion: While there's no research evidence yet, it's plausible that Covid vaccines affect the menstrual cycle. Dr Michelle Wise explains why this might be – and why it's nothing to worry about.