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Live Updates: Australia Fires 13/11/19

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 10:12 AM
All eyes were on New South Wales yesterday but today the focus shifts further north to Queensland, where firefighters are continuing their marathon effort and anticipating their worst day yet. Read more...

Statement to the National Commission

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:28 AM
World BEYOND War opposes compulsory draft registration for people of all genders. Read more...

Mysterious foundation loaning New Zealand First money

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:22 AM
A mysterious foundation that loans money to New Zealand First is under scrutiny, with a university law professor saying although it's lawful, it fails to provide the transparency voters need in a democracy. Read more...

Incinerating Logic: Bush Fires and Climate Change

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 07:20 PM
Despite the Internet, connectivity, and linking technologies, distance has not shrunk the Australian sense of self, an often provincial appraisal of the world seen in slow motion and stills. Whether it’s the “flower revolution” or Michel Foucault, ... Read more...

The Detail: How realistic is our Predator-Free 2050 goal?

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 05:15 PM
It’s just over three years since the Predator Free 2050 goal was announced, with the aim of restoring New Zealand’s spectacular bird chorus. Read more...

Big rise in suicide, self-harm attempts in police custody

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:48 PM
Suicide or self harm attempts in police custody have increased to 77 in the year to September, almost quadrupling over four years, police data show. Read more...

RNZ Live Updates: Fires in New South Wales, Australia

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 03:50 PM
An unprecedented number of wildfires have burned through 850,000 hectares in New South Wales in recent days, closing about 600 schools and leaving at least three people dead. Follow our live blog below for updates on the situation. Read more...

Increased fire risk with hotter than average summer expected

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 03:38 PM
Fire and Emergency is warning people to prepare for an increased risk of fires starting and spreading over summer. Read more...

Auckland port move: Cabinet ministers deliberate on decision

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 03:34 PM
Cabinet ministers now have a copy of a report urging the government to move the Auckland port up north, but say no final decisions have been made. Read more...

Gordon Campbell on why Sustainable NZ isn’t self-sustaining

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 11:38 AM
It has become a familiar story. National is the party that wins the most votes but – since the demise of the Maori Party – it has lacked sufficient partners on the centre-right to form a governing majority. Enter from stage right, the Sustainable ... Read more...
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