The travel crisis caused by COVID-19 is also an opportunity to end the worst excesses of international tourism for good.
Latest research explores how a warming ocean circulates underneath Antarctica's floating ice shelves and how this contributes to future sea level rise.
A major review of New Zealand's health system points to systemic racism as a reason for disparities in health outcomes for Māori. But it was split on the role a proposed new Māori agency should play.
A COVID-19-type pandemic had long been predicted, but our warnings weren't heeded. We need to start rethinking our approach to health now – even in countries like New Zealand.
La primera ministra de Nueva Zelanda, Jacinda Ardern.
Dos de los principales epidemiólogos que diseñaron la estrategia de eliminación del virus en Nueva Zelanda explican los detalles de la noticia y los retos que se le presentan al país en el futuro.
New Zealand has “eliminated” COVID-19 “for now”, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has declared. Two key epidemiologists who worked on NZ’s elimination strategy explain the news, and the challenges ahead.
NZ$4.3 billion will go some way to patch up long-standing cracks in New Zealand's health system. But COVID-19 has shown NZ's regional approach to health isn't good enough against a nationwide threat.
Sports have been out of action during the coronavirus lockdown, but the recovery period is a chance to redefine sporting success beyond winning and profit margins.
A vaccine historically used to prevent tuberculosis is now among the contenders for a COVID-19 vaccine. So what is the BCG vaccine and why might it work against coronavirus?
Food choices make a difference to the climate impact of our diet. Every step towards eating a more plant-based diet results in lower emissions, better population health and reduced healthcare costs.
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Australia and New Zealand are talking about quarantine-free travel between their two countries. What would it mean and how would it work?
Our relationships with characters from books and screen – called parasocial relationships – serve many of the same functions as our friendships with real people, minus the infection risks.
New Zealand will begin easing its national lockdown from next Tuesday, after an extra five days of some of the world's strictest COVID-19 restrictions. Six NZ experts give their take on the news.
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Overjoyed. That's not a word epidemiologists normally use, but that's how I felt after hearing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's announcement of New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown from Wednesday night.
Tens of thousands of New Zealanders don't have secure or adequate accommodation – so how can they safely self-isolate in NZ's lockdown? But there are solutions – and here's where to start.
To guard against coronavirus, NZ should consider a short "pulse" (a few weeks) of intense social distancing, including bringing forward school holidays and temporary closures of most businesses.
COVID-19 has now been confirmed in New Zealand in one case, but as yet, there is no evidence of transmission to others. Pandemic planning is focused on keeping the novel coronavirus out.
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Art and visual culture played a significant role in building a unified Afrikaner nationalism that allowed apartheid to thrive. A new book unpacks the issue.
Young New Zealanders are less likely to use cannabis than their 1990s counterparts. But if New Zealand decides to legalise recreational use, teens will have easier access.
Dunia fiksi pahlawan super bisa mengajarkan kita tentang apa yang memotivasi kita untuk percaya akan Tuhan.
Pahlawan super bisa saja berubah dan terbang menembus dinding, tapi karakteristik supernatural mereka berbeda dari karakteristik makhluk-makhluk spiritual yang membuat orang-orang taat beragama.