Restrict alcohol to help our hospitals
To prevent hospital overload from the Covid-19 crisis and beyond, alcohol sales hours should be cut and prices raised, argue Louise Delany and George Thomson of the University of Otago.
One thing we can’t afford to lose
As the ripple effects of Covid-19 continue to put livelihoods on the line and a recession seems inevitable, the fate of organisations that largely survive on donations and volunteers is precarious.
Lessons from another lockdown
Nicholas Rowe draws some parallels between the restrictions in Palestine during the second intifada and the current lockdown in NZ.
There’s no vaccine against distrust
An online form to report lockdown breaches undermines the trust we have in each other - unhelpful in even the most benign of situations, and downright dangerous right now, writes Michael Macaulay.