Complaints about information requests rise by 5%

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released the latest Official…

Face masks confuse facial recognition systems

As facial signatures are based on mathematical models of the relative positions of facial features, anything…

Warning over scammers impersonating finance regulator

New Zealand's Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning about scammers impersonating officials from the FMA as…

Machine operator loses fingers at Taranaki Sawmill

A worker who was seven weeks into his first job at Taranaki Sawmills has been left…

Māori and Pasifika students suffering under Covid-19

UNICEF NZ, Executive Director, Vivien Maidaborn is deeply concerned at the added challenge of Covid-19 that…

Mental health: silent pandemic among NZ’s youth

Mental health conditions amongst New Zealand youth have doubled in the past decade with mental health…

Test for mystery source of Covid-19 banned

The serology tests necessary to track the mystery resurgence of Covid-19 have been banned by New…

Top doctors speak out against lockdown

Members of the Australian Covid Doctors Network in Melbourne have written to Victorian State Premier Daniel…

Steroids could help seriously ill Covid-19 patients

Research into critically ill patients with COVID-19, published today in JAMA, shows fewer patients died and…

Vulnerable need ongoing financial support

Incomes are scheduled to be cut by up to $63 a week for many of New…

Bullying at work – have your say

Bullying and harassment (including sexual harassment) at work are complex problems, which can have significant impacts…

Vegans angry with TV’s Hilary Barry

Whole Food Living editor Peter Barclay has hit out at last Friday’s (28 August) Seven Sharp…

Disabled job-hunters need more help

New household labour force data showing three in four working-age disabled people are unemployed underlines the…

Mental health worsens when dealing with Winz

People on the Covid-19 Income Relief Payment, a new benefit for those made jobless by Covid-19,…

‘Unacceptably high rates’ of rheumatic fever

Most New Zealanders who suffered a repeated bout of rheumatic fever between 2010-14 were young adults,…

More needs to be done to respond to the social impacts of Covid-19

The Salvation Army Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit (SPPU) is warning that more will need to…

Government’s double standard over public health

The decision made on 14 August 2020 by NZ’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to keep the…

‘Fake’ news, wrong experts, confusing comparisons

A lot of what people see or read online is true, but sometimes it is deliberately…

Head lice treatment could beat Covid-19 says professor

Sky News host Alan Jones says when it comes to Australia’s COVID-19 response, governments across all…

Top retailers ‘exploiting workers’

Major retail and industry brands including Fletcher, Countdown, Lion and Bunnings are jeopardizing the national pandemic…

Landlord fined for letting rotten home

Christchurch landlord Krishna Rani Saha has been ordered to pay a total of $8,515.84 by the…

‘Covid’ deaths overstated by MSM

It's commonly held in New Zealand that since Covid-19 arrived on our shores 22 people have…

Members of secret 5G interagency committee members named

The names of those who sat on a government committee deciding on the safety of 5G…

Cash is King? Well…perhaps not

With some retailers refusing to accept cash from its loyal customers – fearing it may carry…

Anti-lockdown protests Auckland

Hundreds of Aucklanders took part in a day of protest in the city's CBD - demonstrating…

Charges laid against Silver Fern Farms

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Ruanui is welcoming the decision of the Taranaki Regional Council (TRC) which…

Wrong masks mean frontline health workers at risk

Frontline health workers in New Zealand are not being provided with face masks that protect them…

‘Fraudulent’ consultation on aerial 1080 poisonings

The Department of Conservation (DoC) spends millions of taxpayers’ money annually, trying to convince the New…

Time to reboot the (financial) system

When you first hear that banks create money by typing numbers into a computer you can’t…