An Auckland secondary school teacher posted some thoughts on the climate strike. They were smart and pithy thoughts, so with permission, we're republishing below.
Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina has been travelling from Auckland to Wellington overnight to join SOUL (Save Our Unique Landscape) in presenting a petition to MP Marama Davidson on the steps of parliament this morning.
Dutch émigré artist Theo Schoon was an anti-Semite and a shithead in so many ways, but he was also a brilliant artist who recognised the beauty and power of Māori art at a time when few Pākehā gave it a second thought. His biographer Damian Skinner reckons with a ghastly genius.
While your chances of being attacked by a shark are tiny, the risks of an injury from beach litter and marine debris are surprisingly high – and growing every year.
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Organisers of the Wellington Pride Parade have said that uniformed police officers will still be welcome at next year's parade. Today, we publish a statement from members of the Wellington LGBTQi community denouncing that decision.
Reports that Botany MP has been sectioned and is in care for mental health issues have sparked a flurry of conjecture over the last couple of days
Maurice Gee - recently named the author of the best New Zealand book of the past 50 years - writes a memoir of the boy who had a dark, terrifying idea for a game.
The story of Tupaia's famous illustration of an unnamed Māori trading a crayfish with Joseph Banks is told in a beautifully produced book on Cook's three voyages to New Zealand.
Forensic psychiatrist Rees Tapsell tells the story of "Tama", who killed his aunt in a psychotic episode, and was referred to a kaupapa Māori rehabilitation unit.
He viewed Greymouth as "sub-human", rather wished James K Baxter would STFU, and regarded the poetry of "plump and round" Bill Manhire as "promising". A new book shares the 1968 diary of Landfall founder Charles Brasch.
For decades, New Zealand consumers have bought hoki on the assumption that it is a sustainable and properly managed fishery. But that's far from the truth.