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Greenpeace New Zealand: Govt’s ‘Climate Strategy’ As Useful As Teats On A Bull

The strategy, which outlines five ‘pillars’ of climate action, includes nothing that will actually combat climate change and reveals a reliance on what Greenpeace is labelling ‘unproven and unreliable’ technofixes.

The Future Is Rail: NZers Must Step Up To Protect Vital Cook Strait Rail Connection

Our rail network is not just a mode of transportation; it is the lifeblood connecting New Zealand’s two main islands.

Te Pāti Māori: Govt Determined To Make Aotearoa A Country Of Disposable Renters

“This legislation will give landlords the power to kick our whānau out onto the street for no reason” said Housing spokesperson, Mariameno Kapa-Kingi.
Business, Science & Tech


Bioprotection Aotearoa: Bacteria-Fighting Viruses Propel Emerging New Zealand Scientist To International Recognition

Dr Nils Birkholz hopes the international stage will see this research inspire other scientists, whose work can build on the different aspects of their new publication.

Bill Bennett: Data Peaks As Fibre Network Reaches 1.5 Million Addresses

Fibre users are using more data than ever despite a slowdown in network footprint growth and customer uptake.

Department of Conservation: New AI Predator Detection Tools Available

Two new smart tools to detect and identify invading predators are now available for use in predator-free projects due to support from the Department of Conservation’s ‘Tools to Market’ programme.
Comment


Ann Garrison - BAR Contributing Editor: Rwanda's Stillborn Middle-Income Economy

Rwanda’s economic miracle is a lie.

Ramzy Baroud: Rekindling The Old Love Affair: Can Trump Save Netanyahu?

If Netanyahu thinks that Trump would offer him a better deal than that of Biden, he is mistaken. Biden has proved to be the greatest American enabler to Israel in its 76-year history.

Gordon Campbell: On The Elections In France, Iran And Britain

Despite hysterical prior media calls that the far right might win an absolute majority in France’s National Assembly, the outcome has been a victory for the left wing coalition, but also for Macron, the left’s unlikely second round ally.
World


IFAW: Rescue Effort Hailed A Success After Over 100 Dolphins Rescued From Largest Single Mass Stranding Event In US History

During the first week of July, more than 150 people worked to save 146 dolphins that became stranded in shallow mud flats off Cape Cod, on the north-eastern tip of North America.

Reporters Without Borders: Reporters Without Borders Appoints Thibaut Bruttin As Director General

Bruttin succeeds Christophe Deloire, who died on June 8, 2024 after leading RSF for 12 years. Bruttin seeks to continue developing RSF's operations, responding to the rapidly evolving challenges facing press freedom and the right to information worldwide.

ChildFund: Dirty Water A Killer In The Pacific

The Pacific has some of the highest rates of preventable deaths for children in the world, due largely to dirty water.
Lifestyle


Paralympics NZ: NZ Paralympic Team Ready To Give Kiwis Something To Talk About

Delving inside the minds of New Zealand’s Paralympians and Para athletes, a new Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) marketing campaign rolling out over coming weeks will stir Kiwis to look at our athletes through a different lens.

PD Insurance: Budget Friendly Expert Tips For Helping Stressed Pets

Just like parenting children, caring for dogs and cats is an occasional uphill struggle. Pet behaviour is fluid and can change with their environment, either the external or internal environment, or both.

Dan Slevin, RNZ: What Is The Best TV Show For Pre-Schoolers Right Now?

After nearly 20 years judging children's movies by adult standards, Dan Slevin does the same for some pre-schooler TV.
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