A peek behind Newsroom’s uplift story
The Detail today speaks to Newsroom’s own Melanie Reid about why she has spent the last two years exposing the brutal reality of children and babies being taken, supposedly for their own good, by state authorities.
Abortion - a life on my terms
Emma Espiner explains how an abortion at 16 was one of the most life-changing decisions she’s ever made - and an entirely positive one.
A path to renewal
Uncertainty, grief and anger are all on display - but the community says the killer will not divide us.
A Maadi Cup victory over bigotry
When Chch Boys High School crossed the line to win their first Maadi Cup national title, the cox leapt out of his seat over bigotry...
Drawing the lines
Editorial cartoonists tread a fine line between satire and offensiveness
A tale of two cathedrals
When Christchurch lost both its grand cathedrals in the earthquakes, it seemed only one would be restored. That’s still the case - but it’s not the one we thought.
Waitangi Tribunal takes on uplift ‘octopus’
An urgent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki’s uplifts of Māori children is underway - but how far back should it look?
‘The system is limiting my son’s life’
A report from the NZ Disability Support Network has laid bare a funding crisis impacting every level of the sector. Here, Rachel Lodewyk, of Gisborne, says the health system is failing but parent-led trusts are offering solutions in desperate times.