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Multinational denies health risk from banned foam

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:45 AM
Multinational methanol producer Methanex has admitted using firefighting foam in Taranaki for a decade after it was banned. Read more...

Vital evidence in Pike River mine disaster missing: families

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:31 AM
Some families of Pike River mine victims suspect a piece of vital evidence may have been spirited away by the mining company and lost. Read more...

Electricity price options paper out this week

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:31 AM
This article was originally published in the February 14 edition of Energy and Environment and has had minor edits Read more...

Vanuatu Red Cross to check cyclone damage

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:11 AM
The Red Cross on Vanuatu's Santo hopes to get assessment teams out today to the areas worst affected by Tropical Cyclone Oma. Read more...

DHBs seek urgent ERA ruling over union statements

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:04 AM
District health boards are accusing the junior doctors' union of making statements in public and to its members that are inaccurate and misleading and or deceptive. Read more...

Winds sink Tasman residents' hopes of returning home

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 10:48 AM
Some Tasman residents will not be able to return to their homes today because of forecast strong winds. Read more...

Refugees as Business: The Paladin Group Contract

Published: Sun 17 Feb 2019 11:09 AM
Despair breeds profits; disturbances supply opportunity. The genius and venal nature of human nature will always see a possible buck from an impossibly cruel situation. Globally, a study should be done about how many billions goes into the supply of ... Read more...

Saving the Future, by John Scales Avery

Published: Sat 16 Feb 2019 04:56 PM
Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon. Read more...

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat a US Military Invasion

Published: Sat 16 Feb 2019 04:43 PM
Recently I wrote an article explaining how you could defeat, using nonviolent strategy, the US coup attempt that is taking place in your country. See ‘A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the US Coup Attempt in Venezuela’ . Read more...

The Morrison Government’s Refugee Problem

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 12:50 PM
The passage of amendments to the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) by the Australian House of Representatives and the Senate this week was less a case of celebration than necessitous deliverance. The mental wellbeing of asylum-seekers on Manus Island and Nauru, or ... Read more...
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