$13trn wealth funds target livestreaming
How the NZ Superfund has drummed up $13 trillion to put pressure on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube giants over livestreaming following the Christchurch terror attacks.
Yesterdaze: A race to the bottom
One dignified resignation was a bouquet in a sea of brickbats this week as low levels of accountability had eyes rolling. James Elliott has the news of the week.
Council leaves housing complaints in cold
First-home buyers who blew the whistle with Auckland Council on a questionable housing development practice have been told they won’t be eligible to get any compensation.
Homeopathic treatment claims to ‘cure’ autism
A controversial homeopathic treatment being sold in NZ blames vaccines for contributing to autism - and claims to cure autism with diluted vaccines.
Valuable land plans spark concerns
“We need to house our people and to feed them too,” Govt says of proposals to protect rural land - but have they gone too far?
Terror accused writes to supporter from prison
The alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch attacks has been writing to sympathisers from prison.
Pulling apart the butchered census
The census was bungled because of bad leadership, poor oversight, flawed decisions, and a misplaced hope it’d be OK.
Water policy: RMA tweaks for councils, Overseer to stay
As part of a bid to get freshwater reforms in place in the regions by 2025, regional councils will be able to follow a simplified two-step hearing process under proposed changes to the RMA.