Buyer’s rights for faulty goods upheld following Facebook iPhone trade

Consumer NZ is urging buyers of second-heard goods to be aware of their rights. This comes…

Retirees prepared to spend their last dollar and stuff the funeral

Leaving money or lifestyle on the table is the big choice facing those heading into retirement…

Kiwis more divided than a year ago

An important opinion poll was released back in January by Curia Research, showing the country is…

Rise in sports professionals dying or suffering heart issues

Pictured above: Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen carried off the pitch after he collapsed in 2021. By…

Thousands of people leaving New Zealand – Stats NZ

The number of people crossing New Zealand’s border went up in November 2021, mostly due to…

Covid will pass, but discrimination of the un-vaxxed will be remembered

It’s a shame that we as a country have decided to follow a policy of discrimination.…

Are vaccine mandates ethical, as Dr Elizabeth Fenton suggests?

Otago University's Dr Elizabeth Fenton (pictured) says restricting people’s liberty is justified when the costs of…

How brave you are for slowing down

A poem by Leyla Aylin How brave you are for slowing down. For not finishing that…

Thousands rally for freedom and call for PM Ardern to resign

Thousands of people calling for an end to the government’s rolling lockdowns, forced jabs, and segregation…

Hikoi stopped at Auckland border by police

An estimated 50 cars in a hīkoi hoping to cross into Northland spent the night parked…

This is not the country we know and love

By Amy Brooke, The Spectator: It is increasingly sad, so many New Zealanders saying they would…

Old phone technology making a comeback?

By Charles Coles: Tired of forever being drawn to his state-of-the-art smartphone every time it beeped…

Government tightens grip on track and trace across all covid alert levels

Mandatory record keeping across alert levels 1, 2, 3, and 4, is being introduced for busy…

Suicide stats to be released in September

The last time official statistics documenting the number of people who took their owns lives were…

Boffins say government lockdown placed a burden on women, 13% of parents depressed

The covid-19 lockdown placed considerable strain on families with loss of income, balancing work and childcare…

Rocket Lab military satellite launch prompts Kiwi petition for peace in space

In March 2021 New Zealand-based Rocket Lab launched a US military Space Missile Defense Command payload…

French economist says citizens should be given 120,000 euros on their 25th birthday – and here’s why

To reduce this inequality, the French star economist Thomas Piketty is making an unusual proposal: everyone…

Teenager makes prosthetic arm out of Lego

Ever since he was a kid, David Aguilar was obsessed with Lego. He spent his childhood…

Live animal exports to continue

SAFE is disappointed by an announcement from MPI today that exports of livestock by sea will…

Working long hours is a killer

Working long hours is a risk factor for dying from cardiovascular disease or having a stroke…

Call to increase size of Auckland marine reserve to protect crayfish

Even inside fully-protected marine reserves crayfish numbers have plummeted and numbers outside reserves are likely much…

Inflation leaving the poorest worse off for the essentials

The Council of Trade Unions is concerned that today’s consumer price index (CPI) data shows that…

‘Fake’ news, wrong experts, confusing comparisons

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

Cash is King? Well…perhaps not

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

The downsides of dating apps, and how to overcome them

Increasingly, people are turning to dating sites and apps to find love. And while the pool…