As parliament voted all but unanimously to pass the Zero Carbon Bill into law last week, climate change minister James Shaw credited Generation Zero for its very existence. Here, Jenny Coatham explains how the youth-led climate action group pulled off such a monumental task.
A review into Oranga Tamariki has been released after an investigation into their child uplifting practices by Newsroom – here's what it said.
Shane Jones' inflammatory remarks on arranged marriages have caused outrage, frustration and hurt among the New Zealand-Indian community, writes Gaurav Sharma.
In withdrawing from the Paris agreement, Donald Trump is breaking with a tradition of political leadership and the best of humanity.
The 60 wise delegates of Botany chose their next National Party candidate last night. Toby Manhire was there to watch the anointment.
There is a profound asymmetry in the power dynamic between the likes of Google, Facebook and Viagogo and a domestic regulator in New Zealand.
Proponents of the End of Life Choice say that controls on euthanasia will make it safe for all. But the reality is that euthanasia is inherently uncontrollable, argues Jannah Dennison.
Transport minister Phil Twyford is under fire again, and is facing calls to be sacked over delays around Auckland's light rail system.
More than 150 have signed an open letter saying the current law hinders efforts to tackle the climate crisis, and urging the Greens to take a lead.
Even the most ardent Remainers are hoping that a deal will at least bring closure to the interminable wrangling over Brexit. That's wishful thinking, writes UK political scientist Helen Parr.
The prime minister has hailed a 'historic' agreement between the government and farming groups. What does it amount to, and is it a substantial step forward in the climate fight, or a 'sellout'?
With over 15,000 public submissions on the bill, the environment select committee had a lot to think about. Here’s everything they did - and didn’t - decide to change about the Zero Carbon Bill.
The Counter-terrorism bill is going through its first reading in Parliament, and it's been all over the news for the past week, but what exactly is it? Why is it so controversial? And do we really need it?