‘Saviour of the kumara’ dies, aged 85
A Chinese refugee market gardener who, along with her husband, “saved the kumara” in the 1960s, has died aged 85.
Chicago rebuffs Trump with NZ coffee
It’s not always easy doing business with international travellers when the face of your country is Donald Trump.
Taking animals out of the lab
Globally there are moves to make teaching, testing and research kinder to animals. But what about NZ?
What we do in the shadows
Regulators want banks and insurers to emphasise fairness and customer service. Deloitte suggests ways they can improve culture from the inside out and from the top down.
Handley receives payout after CTO job bungle
IT entrepreneur confirms he accepted offer to become NZ’s first CTO - only to have Government rip up the contract.
Gluckman: Emissions-reducing innovation
New Zealand needs to consider its moratorium on genetic modification techniques to access the most promising innovations that would reduce agricultural emissions, says Peter Gluckman in his final report as the Prime Minister’s chief science advisor.
Invasion of the e-scooters
Auckland and Christchurch are about to be invaded by bright green e-scooters.
Is digital technology hurting our kids?
Richard MacManus is wary of alarmist talk digital devices are completely ‘rewiring’ childrens’ brains.
A cow-whispering fitbit
Richard MacManus dives into our thriving agri-tech sector to find a cow-whispering fitbit backed by Rocketlab’s Peter Beck, Peter Thiel and Stephen Tindall.