Politics & Society
. Discover the legal challenges and rights at stake as we delve into the clash between environmental activism and the rule of law.
Navigate New Zealand’s transport challenges: emission reduction, road expansion vs. rail, light rail potential, and shifting freight for sustainability.
Is it time to treat ‘buy now, pay later’ schemes as real debt? Explore the hidden risks of these schemes in New Zealand as we delve into the need for stricter regulation.
Navigate New Zealand’s public health landscape: industry resistance, government decisions, diverse voices. Boyd Swinburn’s analysis reveals challenges and promises.
Explore the evolving challenges of flood protection in the face of climate change. Discover why traditional approaches may not suffice and learn about the critical concept of residual flood risk.
Dr. Luke Oldfield’s article delves into New Zealand’s 2023 election, highlighting the impact of smaller parties on policy, governance, and housing.
Science & Technology
Computer modeling predicts turmoil in the global seafood market due to Fukushima wastewater discharge, impacting Japanese seafood and international trade.
Discover how targeted protection could prove more effective than blanket measures in managing endemic COVID-19. Expert insights and mathematical analysis provided.
Business & Economics
Explore the debate over taxing empty homes in New Zealand amid a housing crisis. Discover how an empty house tax could address housing affordability and generate revenue for the government.
New Zealand prepares for cryptocurrency integration, addressing regulation, risks, and benefits, aiming for a balanced and innovative financial future.
Uncover how international K-Pop fans negotiate cultural appreciation and appropriation, exploring strategies and dilemmas in consuming Korean pop culture.
Boards of directors play a crucial role in driving innovation, fostering collaboration, and aligning organizational structures for success, writes writes Rod McNaughton.
Arts & Culture
While it is all too easy and comfortable to indulge in our Nazi fascination to demonise our enemies, maybe we should still the media chaos just for a moment and reflect. Who are you calling a Nazi? And why?
The Government of Aotearoa New Zealand has a unique opportunity to demonstrate leadership and action by changing its laws to conform with the laws of nature, writes Klaus Bosselmann. Can NZ step up and help lead?
In April 1909, two waves of massacres shook the province of Adana, located in the southern Anatolia region of modern-day Turkey, killing more than 20,000 Armenians and 2,000 Muslims.
How did the U.S. come to collectively own over 600 million acres of land? How has that changed over time? 🔊
In this two-part special episode of the Scholars’ Circle, Doug Becker explores the history of public land in the United States.
Ngā Ara Whetū
Maria Armoudian discusses invasive species with ecological experts Jacqueline Beggs and Al Glen.
Rod McNaughton is a professor of entrepreneurship and academic director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Drawing on his experience developing entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups launch and grow, Rod collaborates across the...
JR Rowland is an Earth scientist with research interests in geothermal energy and mineral resources, earthquakes and volcanoes. She is the Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Science. JR is a structural geologist passionate about tectonic-magmatic-hydrologic interactions,...
Ngā Ara Whetū directors Saeid Baroutian and Maria Armoudian talked about a move to a circular economy with The Packaging Forum CEO Rob Langford, head of sustainability at Te Whatu Ora Waitematā Larisa Thathiah.
Niki Harre is the Head of School for Psychology in the Faculty of Science and is a director for Ngā Ara Whetū. She is a community psychologist with research interests in sustainable organisation, core human values, religion, and political activism. She coordinates a...
Jacqueline Beggs is an ecologist and a committed advocate for Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique biodiversity, here is her Big Q.
Saeid is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering. He is the Director of Innovation at Ngā Ara Whetū Centre for Climate Change, Biodiversity and Society and the Director of Circular Innovations (CIRCUIT) Research Centre at the...
Can New Zealand become a circular economy? Can we change from a throwaway economy to one that reuses resources? And what does that mean for business?
The government is focusing on “bread and butter” issues but there will be less food for everyone if we do not tackle to climate crisis, argues Ngā Ara Whetū.
Housing intensification in Hamilton. PCE, CC BY-SA Timothy Welch, University of Auckland Recent extreme weather events have provided a foretaste of how supercharged storms might threaten our future. So the release today of a new report from the Parliamentary...