Science

What was that strange object glowing above New Zealand on Anzac Day?

Last night a bright disk-shaped object had New Zealanders craning their necks at the sky. Cosmologist Richard Easther explains what it was. Clue: not Venus.

Today I will march for science. And this is the speech that I’m not going to give

I’m taking part because I am part of a global community and because Trump’s actions affect us all. And I want New Zealand’s politicians to understand this, too, writes Shaun Hendy.

Why I won't be joining the science march tomorrow

The protest action appears to suggest the NZ government is tarred with the same brush as the Trump administration with respect to science, writes John Pickering.