Max Towle

Max Towle is a journalist at RNZ

Society
Oct 12, 2019

The unnoticed death at a student hall was horrifying. But I wasn't surprised

I lived in the Canterbury halls where the student was found dead after his absence went unnoticed for many weeks. When I moved elsewhere for months, Sonoda never noticed I was gone.

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Politics
Jun 5, 2019

TOP down? How in-fighting is risking The Opportunities Party's survival

Former leader Gareth Morgan says The Opportunities Party's remaining members are 'grovelling, compromising political aspirants' and that's the least of new leader Geoff Simmons' problems.

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Society
May 5, 2019

Can internet anonymity survive in a world of online extremism?

Should we increase surveillance of ‘lawless’ online bulletin boards like 4chan and 8chan, and if so, how?

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Society
Feb 28, 2019

Being queer and Christian in 2019

As New Zealand increasingly backs queer rights, are our Christian churches evolving or standing firm that homosexuality is sinful? Max Towle investigates for RNZ.

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Society
Feb 2, 2019

Deported and destitute: Indian students say New Zealand failed them

A group of Indian students who were kicked out of New Zealand say their lives are ruined, and that electioneering Labour MPs, including Jacinda Ardern, promised help but went silent after coming to power.

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