Why languages matter
As we emerge from the last of lockdown and begin to look beyond our borders again, let’s not forget the vital role language skills play in strengthening our economic, political and cultural connections to the rest of the world, writes Sally Hill.
And where was the board?
Bullying and harassment at the CAA is no exception in a public sector widely considered toxic. If we want a world worth handing to our children, it will require ethical leadership in our boards, writes Lola Toppin-Casserly.
Why maximum headroom for banks matters now
After many years of extolling the virtues of high capital levels, why would the Reserve Bank now encourage banks to use capital, asks Victoria University of Wellington’s Martien Lubberink.
What do we want to leave for our children?
Now is our chance to examine nature on our own urban doorstep, and to think ahead to what kind of nature we want to encourage and bequeath to our children, write James Beattie and Bruce Clarkson.