University of Auckland Professor Shane Cronin, a volcanologist, says there will “almost certainly be more eruptions” in the next few days and weeks.
- by Lucy Carroll and Ben Grubb
“People aged 14 when the law comes into effect will never be able to legally purchase tobacco.”
- by Bridie Witton
Chris Luxon may be the answer National has been looking for all along to take on the likeable NZ Prime Minister, but he’s hedging his bets.
- by Henry Cooke
Two-thirds of the reduction could come from purchasing offshore climate offsets or other global reductions New Zealand purchases, rather than a domestic cut.
- by Henry Cooke and Mandy Te
New Zealand’s top diplomat in Canberra said her nation could join the agreement to collaborate on the development of emerging cyber technologies including artificial intelligence quantum computing.
- by Anthony Galloway
Why is Ardern, who called climate change the nuclear-free issue of her generation, not making the trip to Glasgow?
- by Henry Cooke
Health care workers must be fully vaccinated by December and teachers and education workers by the start of 2022.
- by Nick Perry
The left risks being marooned in the pre-vaccine world of 2020, still criticising Liberal political leaders for exposing Australians to COVID rather than offering their own alternative. There is no optimism, no energy, no hope.
- by Tim Soutphommasane and Marc Stears
One by one, countries like Singapore and Australia have decided that COVID zero is unsustainable, but China’s resolve to stamp out every infection appears to have only grown stronger.
- by Michelle Fay Cortez and Ainsley Thomson
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has played down the need to travel to Europe for global talks on climate change but former prime minister Kevin Rudd says he must go.
- by David Crowe