OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Opinion: The silence of the voices

Opinion: The silence of the voices

On Saturday September 23, New Zealanders will go to the polls and vote for the 52nd Parliament. Well, some of us will. Probably fewer than did three years ago.

Looming clash between home owners and renters

Looming clash between home owners and renters

With major policy announcements from the two largest parties this month, there is no doubt housing is shaping up as one of the key issues for the 2017 general election.

Opinion: New Zealand’s population debate

Opinion: New Zealand’s population debate

Challenges around housing affordability, access to employment and pressure on infrastructure are often seen as a consequence of immigration. But is this fair?

Who's NZ's anti-establishment candidate?

Who's NZ's anti-establishment candidate?

What effect will the anti-establishment sentiments we've seen in the UK, Europe and the United States may have on New Zealand's election?

The protective effect of breastfeeding on breast cancer
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Public health researchers are calling for more research into the possible protective effects of breastfeeding on the recurrence of breast cancer in those who have previously had the disease.
Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem
Thursday 23 February 2017
So Dan Carter gets done for driving under the influence in France, allegedly caught drink-driving by police last Wednesday night, reportedly with a blood alcohol level of 0.98g per litre - above the...
Opinion: She’ll be right. Won’t she?
Wednesday 22 February 2017
A month in, and the damage caused by the presidency of Donald Trump is piling up. Three features of the new administration's conduct stand out for those who work in New Zealand's universities: its...
Opinion: Value of humanities should not be underestimated - scientist
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit. For years, tertiary education policy has sought to create and expand a marketplace where the...
The legend ends - Japanese film epic
Wednesday 15 February 2017
The thrilling conclusion to the blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy will be screened at Massey's Auckland campus next month, as part of the free monthly Japanese film nights.
Opinion: NZ should look before it leaps into an EU trade deal
Friday 10 February 2017
Dr Mark Avis questions the timing of the EU's sudden interest in a trade deal with New Zealand - and advises caution.
Anxious school kids – what can parents do?
Thursday 2 February 2017
The start of the new school year is a time of excitement and nervous anticipation, but for some young people those nerves can bubble up into fully-fledged anxiety.
Does New Zealand need a Māori cancer control strategy?
Wednesday 1 February 2017
Ahead of World Cancer Day, a Massey University public health researcher is calling for government policy focus and action to address the expanding cancer crisis among Māori.
New course to boost te reo teaching
Friday 27 January 2017
The country's kura will soon get an injection of new teachers thanks to the launch of the first university based postgraduate programme in Māori-medium initial teaching.
Opinion: Fake news and how to spot it
Thursday 26 January 2017
We are only a few weeks into 2017, but already it seems the phrase of the year might very well be the "F" one. Fake news.
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