What next for Aotearoa’s COVID strategy?

What next for Aotearoa’s COVID strategy?

By Michael Plank The COVID-zero strategy may be past its use-by date, but New Zealand still has a vaccination advantage. The announcement today that New Zealand will introduce a vaccination certificate by November is welcome news. Whether by “carrot” or “stick”,...
How can we reduce inequities in Aotearoa? ▶

How can we reduce inequities in Aotearoa? ▶

Around the world, Covid-19 has exposed and deepened existing social inequities. Frontline workers are typically low paid and often from disadvantaged groups. Women have borne the brunt of caring responsibilities during the pandemic which has had negative effects on...
Is AUKUS just ANZUS without New Zealand?

Is AUKUS just ANZUS without New Zealand?

By Alexander Gillespie ANZUS without NZ? Why the new security pact between Australia, the UK and US might not be all it seems. We live, to borrow a phrase, in interesting times. The pandemic aside, relations between the superpowers are tense. The sudden arrival of the...
How can we sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife? ▶

How can we sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife? ▶

In this seminar hosted by the University of Auckland Faculty of Science, experts across several disciplines share their knowledge of how we can help sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife into the future. They share their experience in applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi...
Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? ▶

Is surreptitious policing a problem in Aotearoa? In this talk, Professor Scott Optican examines the criminal justice system’s response to significantly inculpatory evidence generated by surreptitious policing. This talk was part of the 2021 home edition of the Raising...
What makes a terrorist? ▶

What makes a terrorist? ▶

From the power of love shown after the Christchurch terror attacks, to why you should use the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff to teach children about terrorism, Professor Peter O’Connor explains the intricacies of terrorism like you’ve never heard before....