Disrupting capitalism through startup funding
A funding network only supporting ventures led by women-identifying and non-binary entrepreneurs with almost a 100 percent success rate aims to disrupt traditional capital raising for good.
Six tips to manage lockdown stress
Psychotherapist Amanda Maoate offers guidance for looking after your mental health and wellbeing – and that of your employees - during (and post) lockdown.
NZME in money, BusinessDesk speed-dating
MediaRoom: Herald publisher NZME is debt-free and raking in the millions from digital subscribers; Plus BusinessDesk is speed-dating big media firms
Immigrants face vaccine pass roadblocks
Health ministry only accepts identity documents from Australia and NZ
Rod Oram: The central failure at COP26
Countries haven’t offered enough to stop humanity destroying its life support system, writes Rod Oram
Grammar head: More houses = more schools
If Govt wants 3-storey houses on most city streets, it needs to build schools, water and transport facilities
Cut emissions, don’t buy overseas offsets
Centralised control of Nz’s renewable power is the only way to reduce energy emissions
The problem with ‘individual rights’
Hayden Thorne explores how the American right corrupted the individual freedom dialogue for its own purposes - and the danger of adopting that approach in New Zealand.
How Kiwi women are coping with Covid
In part seven of Out Into the Open, Professor Holly Thorpe is discovering how Covid is impacting Kiwi women in sport and the novel ways they’re responding.
Evergreen physio leaps to Silver Ferns’ rescue
With over 150 tests as the Silver Ferns physio, Sharon Kearney keeps giving back to netball - helping prevent injuries around the world and stepping into the breach to help the Ferns once again.
World record bid for rugby crowd at Eden Park
With one year to go till the final of the women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, tournament director Michelle Hooper has laid down a challenge for a world record on day one - to create a legacy for women’s sport globally.
Warning of ‘chaotic’ power plant closures
As it closes one of NZ’s biggest gas power plants, Contact Energy says NZ must make more strategic decisions.
Dread on the climate frontlines
The fight against climate change takes a toll on mental health of those on the frontline, from the minister in charge to students pushing the Government to do more.
Reprieve for OT centre where abuse occurred
Whistleblower has slated Oranga Tamariki’s decision to not close its Te Oranga care and protection residence in Christchurch after all, calling it “disingenuous”.
Whistleblower video shows assault on state care kids
They are the most vulnerable young people in the country, housed in care and protection units, but a whistleblower has come to Newsroom with videos of staff restraints on children he says are illegal and constitute assault.
Kiwi’s links to threat to crucial rainforest
Newsroom Special Investigation: An Auckland property developer is involved in a company linked to carrying out deforestation in Indonesia, where virgin rainforest is being bulldozed to grow palm oil plantations.
This week’s best-sellers
This week’s biggest-selling New Zealand books, as recorded by the Nielsen BookScan New Zealand bestseller list and described by Steve Braunias
Work wellbeing: When everyone’s vulnerable at once
Spark thought it was on track with its mental health and wellbeing programmes – until Covid lockdowns started | Content Partnership
Pro Talks: NZ awarded humiliating ‘fossil’ status at COP26
WATCH: Rod Oram in Glasgow, on how NZ can recover from a humiliating legacy
APEC’s digital diplomacy in a time of Covid
How technology saved the day in NZ’s hosting of a major global forum.
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