Police order to be armed in Canterbury raises debate, Local Government NZ calls for more devolution, and appalling rates of strangulation cases revealed.
Is switching to compostable packaging a solution for New Zealand's plastic problem? Don't get too excited too soon, warn experts.
Military crisis erupts between India and Pakistan, top marine biologist disowns Te Papa connection, and DHBs still desperate for nurses.
Public health pitch in new rental standards, serious concerns raised about Man Up programme, and National puts out new ideas on the environment.
More defections shake British politics, massive hole in NZ's biosecurity defences revealed, and Privacy Commissioner makes intervention in self-ID debate.
Social housing list balloons amid heavy demand, bizarre development in NZ-China relations takes in former PM, and another species of foreign fruit fly found.
With global angst mounting about the buildup of plastic ending up in landfills and the environment, chemists and materials scientists are considering pyrolysis as an option.
No good solutions for financial crisis at Eden Park, sharp response to NZ-China tourism stories, and Devonport fruit store owner faces heavy fruit fly costs.
Wild rental inflation hits Wellington, an end to tenure review system has been announced, and confirmation comes of Chinese squeeze on tourism.
Harvard professor Dan Nocera's research in the creation of a new type of fertiliser, shared at the MacDiarmid Institute’s AMN9 conference, could have dramatic implications for New Zealand.
Pride events take place over weekend in Auckland, analysis of why the Air NZ flight was turned back from China, and working groups abound on mental health.
Does the way science gets passed down through generations make it harder for girls to get into? And what can help change that? Alex Braae reports from the first day of the 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.
National plans approach to regaining government in 2020, fishing industry letter about onboard cameras to Stuart Nash revealed, and unemployment up.
A call for feedback in The Bulletin on how New Zealand could reduce the amount of waste being produced and ending up in landfills prompted a massive response.
Fishing proposals hook controversy from those outside industry, provincial growth fund slow to create jobs, and Waitangi Dildo Thrower hit with trespass notice.
A headline grabbing protest against the UN Migration Pact was held in Auckland's Aotea Square on Saturday. But it was far from the only political expression being put to the public.