Editorial: Illegal fish dumping has taken place on a scandalous scale
Issue 3984 23rd Sep 2016
For 30 years, the people in charge of New Zealand’s commercial fisheries have peddled the line that our quota management system is a world leader. That has now been exposed as a colossal piece of hollow PR puffery.
Google, Apple and Facebook are in the process of curtailing the very freedoms that allowed them to bloom
Issue 3983 15th Sep 2016
The multinationals appear to have electively forgotten that they were given their shot at lucrative democratised communication for free.
The establishment of wet hostels for addicts is a step in the right direction
Issue 3982 8th Sep 2016
Once their needs are met, users have no reason to beg and steal to feed the habit, so some actually become bored with their lives – a first step to getting clean.
Burkini fracas uncovering bias
Issue 3981 1st Sep 2016
It was humiliating, it was officious; by some accounts, it may even have been deliberately engineered to inflame racist sentiment. Whatever its origins, France’s burkini incident is lifting the veil on tolerance settings globally.
Catch-22: Where should the Government house sex offenders?
Issue 3980 25th Aug 2016
Not two years ago, Parliament amended the rules governing supervision of high-risk sex and violent offenders on release from prison – and already we can see these rules are simply not protective enough.
With the TPP deal faltering and protectionist sentiment growing, Clinton remains New Zealand’s best bet
Issue 3979 18th Aug 2016
In contrast to the incoherent tribalism spouted by Trump, Clinton and New Zealand are on pretty much the same page.
Where is the leadership for Auckland’s high-density living future?
Issue 3978 12th Aug 2016
There’s a good reason that home renovation show The Block is a reality TV competition today.