Why sources matter in a climate of ignorance
Joel Rindelaub explains why it’s so important for those weighing on climate science to be transparent about their funding sources and conflicts of interest.
Peter Dunne: Beware, nice guys finish last
Jacinda Ardern needs to make a stand for the things she says her Government believes in, despite the public preference for strong, dominant and often otherwise repugnant politicians.
Hong Kong is no Tiananmen - or is it?
Author Ian Buruma compares and contrasts the two big People Power protests the Chinese Communist Party has faced in the past three decades.
A winner in the World Cup of confessions
James Elliott’s review of the week: the truth behind a national catastrophe, and a chance for world domination.
Hit the lowest hanging fruit to cut carbon
If we just focus on a few things within road transport, we’ll be well on our way to meeting climate change targets.
Race relations chief faces perfect storm
Meng Foon better don his rain jacket because we are looking to him to navigate us through the storm, writes Laura Walters.
Potential and pitfalls of the next industrial revolution
The transition to the next, fourth, industrial revolution will be like none that has gone before, Sheldon Slabbert writes.
Spark’s sports strategy becomes clearer
Spark Sport outbid SKY TV for the rights for the RWC, but its payoff seems to depend on what happens after the event is finished, writes Mark Jennings.