Timoti Te Moke graduates from Otago Medical School this week, having endured beatings, facing a manslaughter charge, and fighting against discrimination.
Week in Review: The NZ First leader shows there’s madness to his method, attempting to hog the limelight in the new Govt’s first week
The chief executive of NZ’s biggest water provider says Aucklanders’ charges will triple – unless the new Govt agrees to its bailout plan
A prominent declaration on farming and food kicks off the UN climate summit, and could have implications for farmers and politicians here, writes Rod Oram
Is the cellphone ban an indication of a move away from technology in the classroom?
Comment: There is no need for the Act Party’s ‘principles’, because there are not two treaties. There is only one – Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Our public spaces, parks and gardens are largely ornamental – they could offer so much more repurposed as a place to provide free food for all
Ayesha Verrall grew immensely as a politician in her first term in Parliament. Now she looks to expand from health to another hot button portfolio
Customer attitudes towards freight rail have shifted sharply in the last few years, but the upgrade of the rail network has been slow
Comment: The coalition agreements contain many actions on the environment – most regressive and some that could take NZ back decades, writes environmentalist Gary Taylor
Oil mogul ensures opening of UN climate summit avoids any talk of phasing out fossil fuels
If cost of living increases are hurting Auckland and Wellington, they can take some perverse consolation that other global cities are feeling the pain worse