Clean smoking - will vaping cure our addiction?
Is vaping the answer to New Zealand’s ‘smoke-free by 2025’ campaign?
How to make good on a mental health promise
If the Government’s commitment to mental health and addiction is to succeed, it must find ways to guard against threats in a changeable and often hostile political environment.
Financial offer dangled for fossil mine support
Funding was on the table for the University of Otago if it abandoned its opposition to open-pit mining plans at a fossil-filled site.
Scientists reject fossil land swap
Scientists say the mining company’s Maar swap offer was like being asked to choose between pyramids and the Sistine Chapel.
Inside the flu’s spree of destruction
Once in your lungs, the influenza virus sets off a battle inside your body which can be fatal.
The early plan to rebuild Scott Base
A report to Winston Peters sets out the Government’s preferred option to rebuild New Zealand’s base in Antarctica.
Celebrated brothers turn brains to dairy problems
Small fleets of robots cleaning up cow poop, fertiliser travelling at the speed of a jet-plane: two eminent NZ scientists apply themselves to finding high-tech solutions to farming pollution.
Mental health response not transformative... yet
The devil is in the detail, and so far there isn’t enough to say whether the Govt’s mental health response will turn the tide on NZ’s horrific statistics.