Documents reveal Govt’s plan for Covid-19 app
Newly-released Government documents show Cabinet’s plans for a Covid-19 contact tracing app in the early phase of NZ’s response to the coronavirus.
The science on transgender sport
The Detail talks to the person whose scientific work informed World Rugby’s controversial new proposed policy.
Explainer: Cannabis referendum
Get the basics on the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill, which voters will have their say on as part of this year’s election.
The other two big votes
New Zealanders are about to vote on two of the most polarising social issues of our time - how much do you know about the cannabis and end of life referendums?
A pragmatic approach to nicotine addiction
Nicotine addiction cannot be eradicated, but its harms can be reduced by giving people safer options and refusing to make the perfect the enemy of the good, writes Shane Te Pou.
Emma Espiner: Holding the door open
Last week Newsroom’s award-winning columnist Emma Espiner released a podcast series for RNZ looking at the experience of Māori in the health system. She writes about making the podcast,
Be prepared for Covid-19 vaccine side effects
Vaccines under development by Oxford University, CanSino Biologics and Moderna have made headlines due to promising early trial results but all results point to a number of side effects.
How a regional lockdown would work
The Prime Minister has signalled New Zealand could resort to regional lockdowns to avert a second wave, but what would that look like in practice?
Charting Covid-19’s return to NZ
Latest charts on Covid-19 in NZ, including the return of cases because of lapses at the border.