What could a post-COVID workplace look like?

What could a post-COVID workplace look like?

By Christina Candido, Samin Marzban & Iva Durakovic The collective experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices. When pandemic restrictions banished workers from offices into their homes,...
My body, my choice? Not this time

My body, my choice? Not this time

By Mike Lee Mike Lee argues that the rights of other people to remain free from harm overrides freedom of choice. Over the last 18 months, most businesses have had a passive role in New Zealand’s Covid-19 recovery plan. The Government has been calling all the shots...
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”,...
What lessons can we learn from the COVID pandemic?

What lessons can we learn from the COVID pandemic?

By Sir Peter Gluckman Societal cohesion, mental health, wellbeing, and even democracy may all be at stake if lessons are not learned quickly from this pandemic, writes Sir Peter Gluckman. The rapid development of multiple Covid vaccines has been a triumph of science....