Protecting our coastal waters
Efforts to protect our coastal waters from further degradation are piecemeal, slow and amount to a drop in an ocean of problems. How do we bring life back to the sea?
One way our ‘remoteness’ could serve us
NZ is an isolated nation with geographically remote communities, but good uptake of technology. Lockdown has shown we are well-positioned to be leaders in remote healthcare, writes Grant Searchfield.
Our best chance to stamp out smoking
NZ is not succeeding in enabling and supporting people to quit smoking at the scale required to achieve Smokefree 2025. ASH’s Deborah Hart outlines what we need to do.
NZ to join search for Covid-19 vaccine
NZ will put $37 million towards the global pursuit for a Covid-19 vaccine, including $15m for domestic research and potential manufacturing.
Your nose: The window to your brain
The nose and sense of smell provide early indicators of Covid-19 and neuro degenerative diseases, and could be important in determining the cause of diseases, writes Professor Maurice Curtis of the University of Auckland.
Why dirty air will keep killing us
If we want air pollution to stop killing hundreds of Kiwis prematurely each year, our cities need reconfiguring
The pandemic conspiracies
The coronavirus pandemic has been a hot-bed of conspiracy theory activity, and not all are harmless - especially ones that lead to people attacking 5G cell phone towers.
Govt app won’t meet Level 2 requirements
The Government’s “digital diary” app cannot be used as intended without amending Level 2 contact tracing requirements for businesses.
Government releases contact tracing app
The Government has released its “digital diary” contact tracing app.