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Voting For The Future

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 4:45 pm | The Dig

We can choose to be sustainable or unsustainable. There is no third option, and the unsustainable, by definition, ceases. Nobody in their right mind would vote for a party promising to empty the nation’s coffers, yet the way we live is based on ... More >>

Welcome To The Dig’s Panel Discussion On Benefits

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 4:38 pm | The Dig

Watch the video featuring our knowledgeable and passionate panelists. You can also take part in the ScoopCitizen survey below, or ask any questions you may have for the panelists: Susan St John – associate professor of economics and spokesperson More >>

Benefits: The Unkindest Politics Of All

Monday, 5 October 2020, 4:25 pm | The Dig

Jeremy Rose analyses the policies of the Government and other prospective parties on social welfare. Jacinda Ardern launched Labour’s 2017 campaign by quoting former Labour prime minister Norman Kirk as saying: “People don’t want much, just someone ... More >>

Ellen Rykers: Community Conservation And Biodiversity

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:04 am | The Dig

It’s increasingly clear that a government agency alone cannot combat the biodiversity crisis successfully. Grass-roots initiatives are a growing resource in the conservation toolbox. More >>

Veronika Meduna: Kaitiakitanga - Seeing Nature As Your Elder

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 12:01 pm | The Dig

This story addresses the intricate interconnections between climate change and biodiversity loss, and how this disruption impacts Māori in particular. Meduna also discusses this relationship with prominent Māori scientists and environmentalists and inquires ... More >>

Dave Hansford: Whose Biodiversity is it Anyway?

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 2:45 pm | The Dig

The DOC-led draft Biodiversity Strategy seeks a “shared vision.” But there are more values and views around wildlife than there are species. How can we hope to agree on the shape of Aotearoa’s future biota? More >>

The Dig: Scoop’s Engaged Journalism Platform Launches

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 4:16 pm | The Dig

The Scoop Ecosystem has grown bigger with the launch of The Dig - a new public interest, in-depth, Engaged Journalism platform. The Dig will be 100% funded by donations to the Scoop Foundation and profits from Scoop Publishing once it breaks even. It will ... More >>

There is a field: Reimagining Biodiversity in Aotearoa

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:56 pm | The Dig

Aoraki Mt Cook. Photo: Stefan Wagener. CC2.0 “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. - Rumi. 13th Century Mystic Poet By: Joseph Cederwall We are in a moment of existential peril, with interconnected ... More >>




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