Labels speak a thousand words
Rigid terms ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ are hampering abortion reform.
A case for, and against, NCEA exams
University of Auckland academics set out two cases for and against NCEA exams.
Don’t greenwash our consumerism
To save the planet, we must evolve past the self-centred, money-hungry producer and consumer, argues Joya Kemper.
Kids’ bond with nature might save the planet
Teaching young children to connect with nature may offer hope that the pillage of our planet might be reversed as they grow.
Free speech - it’s complicated
Was Auckland Council justified in preventing two far-right commentators from speaking in a council-owned venue? Simon Keller explores the dilemma.
In defence of the humanities
Professor Daniel Brown makes a case for the humanities being central to finding new solutions to complex issues.
Closing NZ’s knowledge gap
Elizabeth Rata addresses the long-simmering conflict between ‘traditional’ and ‘progressive’ education.
A strategic public procurement policy for NZ?
Victoria University’s Barbara Allen asks if such a policy would benefit or hamper the private sector.