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House prices and demographics make death duties an idea

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 12:02 pm | The Conversation

$3.5 trillion is about to be poured into a small number of hands over the next two decades. Shutterstock More >>

Rift between NZ government and aid agency

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:59 am | The Conversation

The ICRC may have decided to release the name of a New Zealand nurse captured in Syria because ISIS has been defeated in its strongholds. Ahmed Mardnli/EPA , CC BY-ND More >>

Why a proposed CGT could mean tax cuts for most NZers

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:35 am | The Conversation

Commentators have described the proposed tax as a “mangy dog”, “an envy tax”, an “attack on the kiwi way of life” and “offensive to New Zealand values”... Missing from the debate is the fact that a capital gains tax should reduce income ... More >>

The gap between Ardern's foreign policy and domestic debate

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:53 am | The Conversation

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for more kindness in politics. AAP/Mick Tsikas , CC BY-ND More >>

Dead as the moa: Early Māori recognised extinction

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:37 am | The Conversation

The extinction of important animal resources such as the moa reverberated culturally for centuries after the birds’ extinction. John Megahan / Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-ND More >>

Hoki fishery under scrutiny after claims of fish dumping etc

Monday, 28 May 2018, 3:45 pm | The Conversation

Hoki is one of New Zealand’s most valuable export fish. from , CC BY-SA More >>

NZ budget 2018: gains for health, housing and education

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 1:09 pm | The Conversation

Grant Duncan , Massey University ; Christoph Schumacher , Massey University ; John O'Neill , Massey University ; Martin Berka , Massey University , and Nicolette Sheridan , Massey University More >>

NZ budget 2018: election promises and real-life tests

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 9:45 am | The Conversation

Finance minister Grant Robertson is set to deliver his first budget. from , CC BY-SA More >>

How media framing limits public debate about oil exploration

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 12:29 pm | The Conversation

Sophie Bond , Senior lecturer in geography; Amanda Thomas , Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Victoria University of Wellington , and Gradon Diprose , Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Open Polytechnic More >>

Wellington Launch of The Conversation Yearbook 2017

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:29 am | The Conversation

In a time of heightened hostility towards experts, academics and scientists, The Conversation gives us reason to trust the media. More >>

'The Conversation' Website Appoints NZ Editor Veronika Meduna

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:52 am | The Conversation

The best New Zealand research and university expertise will now be shared with a global audience of millions of readers a month, following the appointment of The Conversation's first New Zealand Editor. More >>


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