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Johnson’s thumping win an electoral lesson

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:12 pm | The Conversation

Johnson's thumping win an electoral lesson in not just having policies, but knowing how to sell them More >>

Jojo Rabbit: Hitler humour and child's eye makes dark satire

Monday, 16 December 2019, 3:59 pm | The Conversation

Jojo Rabbit: Hitler humour and a child's eye view of war make for dark satire More >>

Bougainville votes to become a new country

Monday, 16 December 2019, 3:58 pm | The Conversation

Bougainville has voted to become a new country, but the journey to independence is not yet over More >>

How NZers miss out on 100s of 1000s in retirement savings

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 9:07 am | The Conversation

New Zealanders pay higher fees for KiwiSaver funds than people elsewhere. from , CC BY-ND More >>

Climate explained: 7 reasons to be wary of waste-to-energy

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:26 am | The Conversation

Many developed countries already have significant waste-to-energy operations and therefore less material going to landfill. More >>

Why were tourists allowed on White Island?

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:25 am | The Conversation

The volcanic alert level on Whakaari/White Island remains at three, one rung higher than it was when the eruption took place. AAP/GNS Science , CC BY-ND More >>

2019 was a year of global unrest

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:43 am | The Conversation

2019 was a year of global unrest, spurred by anger at rising inequality – and 2020 is likely to be worse More >>

Job losses expected as broadcasting sector faces overhaul

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:42 am | The Conversation

New Zealand’s commercial broadcasters are in trouble and the government is considering a complete restructure of public broadcasting. from , CC BY-ND More >>

Why White Island erupted and why there was no warning

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:39 am | The Conversation

The sudden eruption at White Island was short-lived but produced an ash plume that rose several kilometres above the vent. GNZ Science , CC BY-ND More >>

Grant Duncan: Ardern still has much work to do

Monday, 9 December 2019, 11:13 am | The Conversation

Left-leaning Australians may look to New Zealand with envy, but Ardern still has much work to do More >>

Climate explained: how climate change will affect food

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:21 am | The Conversation

Many temperate crops require winter chilling to initiate flowering or fruit ripening, and orchards may need to shift to colder areas. from , CC BY-ND More >>

How plant-based meat stretches cultural & legal boundaries

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:20 am | The Conversation

A New Zealand pizza chain deceived customers by offering plant-based meat without telling them - but it did so out of concerns for the environment. from , CC BY-ND More >>

Black hole swallowing star from inside-out baffles science

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:23 am | The Conversation

A surprisingly big black hole might have swallowed a star from the inside out, and scientists are baffled More >>

Grace Millane’s murder trial reveals social attitudes

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:22 am | The Conversation

Grace Millane was killed while visiting New Zealand in December 2018. AAP/Boris Jancic , CC BY-ND More >>

Climate explained: how much does flying contribute?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:29 am | The Conversation

Planes can create clouds of tiny ice crystals, called contrails, and some studies suggest they could have an a significant effect on climate. from , CC BY-ND More >>

What are lost continents and why are we discovering so many?

Monday, 25 November 2019, 10:10 am | The Conversation

Lord Howe Island is one of the few places where the lost continent of Zealandia is exposed above sea level. SHUTTERSTOCK More >>

Why NZ courts should take poverty into account in sentences

Monday, 25 November 2019, 10:08 am | The Conversation

An analysis of some of the most serious cases of financial fraud in New Zealand shows white-collar offenders received discounted sentences despite a range of aggravating factors. from , CC BY-ND More >>

NZ deputy PM under fire, but maintains no laws broken

Monday, 25 November 2019, 10:07 am | The Conversation

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, the leader of the New Zealand First party, maintains that no laws have been broken in his party’s funding arrangements. AAP/Paul Braven , CC BY-ND More >>

NZ unscathed by US-China trade war, but...

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:43 am | The Conversation

NZ remains unscathed by US-China trade war, but that's no reason for complacency More >>

Why aren't today's protests leading to revolutions?

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:56 am | The Conversation

We live in a world of upheaval. So why aren't today's protests leading to revolutions? More >>



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