Q+A: Are we living in a climate of ignorance?

Q+A: Are we living in a climate of ignorance?

After a prominent New Zealand radio host claimed that the science of man-made climate change was not yet settled – and used dodgy sources to do so – Joel Rindelaub, research fellow at the University of Auckland issued a rebuttal titled ‘Why Sources Matter in a Climate...
How do we measure pain, anyway?

How do we measure pain, anyway?

By Jeremy Delahanty Imagine you have been asked to define pain by your doctor. They might have asked for a rating on a scale from zero, no pain, to ten, unbearable pain. Or you chose from a selection of faces ranging from happy to tearful. Maybe you answer with your...
Q+A: Ihumātao: Can protests really change things?

Q+A: Ihumātao: Can protests really change things?

As peaceful protest and occupation continues at Ihumātao in Auckland, what does the future hold for protest movements of this ilk in New Zealand? How effective can these sorts of protest be in enacting change? Deb Rawson spoke to Professor Paul Moon about treaty...