Business & Economics
Gilbert Wong looks at the forces shaping the future of food and how research is contributing to what’s likely to be on our plates in 2030.
New research conducted by AUT’s New Zealand Work Research Institute has found that more than 50,000 working households are living in poverty across New Zealand.
E-scooters and human rights: What are the ethical dilemmas in their supply chain and in consumers’ wellbeing?
E-scooters have taken off. But what are the ethical dilemmas in their supply chain and in consumers’ wellbeing?
The New Zealand Government is considering significant changes to the configuration of public service media in New Zealand. Although there have been no announcements as to what these changes might be, one option is that TVNZ and RNZ might be disestablished in favour of an entirely new public service media entity.
As California burns, oceans rise, storms intensify, and Greenland’s glaciers melt, the world continues to try to identify solutions to the ongoing climate crisis.
Is the government to blame if Mediaworks’ TV3 shuts down? Peter Thompson looks into the crisis at the struggling network.
Trackless trams v light rail? It’s not a contest as both can improve our cities says Peter Newman.
Grant Galbreath looks at whether New Zealand can transition to a plant-based future?
As new technologies such as robotics and Artificial intelligence continue to grow in influence the very nature of what work means and how it is organised in the future will be radically reconfigured. In this panel discussion, four experts discuss what these changes might mean for the young.
In a lecture given at the University of Auckland, Professor Judith Bessant (RMIT University) speaks about her work looking at techno-human futures and how this could affect work cultures moving forward.
New Zealand is the second most overvalued housing market in the world, with Auckland its most unaffordable city, writes Dr. Michael Rehm.
Over the past few decades Auckland University has been monitoring their carbon emissions and rates of sustainability to reduce the environmental impact of both the university and New Zealand. Has it been working?
What does the election of Johnson mean for Brexit and a polarized British public? What is the future of the British economy? What will the UK look like in 2024?
Sam Smith explores how the growth in music streaming has impacted the music industry.
New Zealand is enduring a housing crisis. The chance of buying a home is out of reach for many, while at the same time rents remain high. Gautami Sithambaram spoke with Dr. Campbell Jones about the state of housing in New Zealand and what initiatives young people can take to get into the property market.
In New Zealand, recent policy plans by the government show the first steps towards zero-carbon emissions. Oil and gas exploration has been banned although with controversial stipulations, while a zero-carbon bill is currently going through parliament which proposes putting a price on carbon. Is New Zealand ready to go zero carbon?
The U.S. economy is growing at the fastest pace in five years and unemployment is at the lowest level in almost half a century. So why are Wall Street and some economists suddenly worried about a recession?
Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide and that is not good according to Karl Zimmerer.
In 2018, the United States and China have been embroiled in a trade war with each country continuing to raise tariffs placed on goods traded between the two nations. But what exactly are Donald Trump’s tariff policies and what will be their effects?
Seven academics discuss Brexit. What is in the deal? And what does it mean?