Japan’s whale slaughter continues, closer to home
The meat is ridiculously expensive, and it’s shunned by Japanese diners - so why has Japan taken up commercial whaling again?
Eco-flying is far, far away
There’s nothing environmentally friendly about flying - but the world is not prepared to give it up,
Tourist spots in meltdown
When tourism becomes too much of a good thing - and hot spots face meltdowns.
Government hands-off on West Papua violence
As Indonesia cracks down on protests in the disputed West Papua territory, the Government has declined to condemn the violence.
Labour distances itself from pro-China candidate
The Labour Party is distancing itself from one of its members who is strongly pro-Beijing and has caused controversy in the Chinese community by standing for local office in Auckland.
Hong Kong’s unlikely freedom fighters
China is looming large over Hong Kong, and residents know they must fight back now.
The coming crisis in Taiwan
Protests in Hong Kong have attracted worldwide attention - but are we ignoring a more serious situation across the sea?
Uni wraps up protest inquiry
The University of Auckland has taken disciplinary action over a physical altercation relating to a Hong Kong protest.