Political Roundup: How to fix a broken system
Political Roundup: How to fix a broken system

COMMENT: A variety of radical reforms and technocratic tweaks are being proposed for fixing the problem of low voter turnout…

Children and families 53% of NZ homeless
Children and families 53% of NZ homeless

More than half of New Zealand's 41,000 homeless people are now families with children, according to new Otago University…

Who owns ghost houses in pricey suburb?
Who owns ghost houses in pricey suburb?

Auckland councillor showed the Herald a handful of the homes in one of the country's richest suburbs, which are close to…

Next Census date confirmed
Next Census date confirmed

The next Census will be held on March 6, 2018 - and New Zealanders will have new options to complete it on technology including…

Census

Kiwis living 'outside the norm'
Kiwis living 'outside the norm'

An analysis released by Statistics New Zealand found tens of thousands of Kiwis don't go home to a traditional…

Kiwis want religion question to stay

New Zealanders want the next census to continue to ask about religion.

Asian influx changing face of city

Auckland's Asian population is predicted to pass 500,000 in the next decade, a new report says.

How Auckland has changed

EXPLORE OUR INTERACTIVE: More migrants from Asia are using the student and worker migration policy as a path to secure permanent…

Where + why Maori still smoke
Where + why Maori still smoke

It's ten years today since smoking was banned in bars, but Maori are still more likely to smoke than…

Auckland housing gap: 18,000 homes

Auckland's housing crisis will not be solved even if the Government's ambitious forecasts for residential construction are…

Housing shortage a windfall for schools

Principals say it's "party time" in many Auckland schools because the city's housing shortage has bumped about half the…

Schools' anxious wait for ratings

The Ministry of Education has begun informing schools of their new decile ratings and at least one Auckland school will…

More childless couples in NZ

Childless couples are making up an increasingly large proportion of families - a trend that has been on the rise for more…

Who's living next door to you?
Who's living next door to you?

Did you know there are 243 Eritreans living in New Zealand and more than four in five are born overseas?…

Census Archives

Opinion

How to protect your bones
How to protect your bones

My elderly mother suffers from osteoporosis and is susceptible to bone fractures. Is there anything that can be done to…

Dickens: Our blossoming world
Labour-Green harmony has its limits
Clement: Slimming down viewing costs
Kerre McIvor: Wading is not good enough
More Opinion

Politics

New 1080 rules announced
New 1080 rules announced

The use of poisons including 1080 and brodifacoum will be subject to new rules after concern about inconsistency between…

Morgan's party happy with byelection result
Rodney Hide: Politics of exclusion
Sanitary product scheme for schools
Jacinda Ardern new MP for Mt Albert
More Politics
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