‘One of the most significant democratic processes in New Zealand’ and one which arguably affects New Zealand youth more than any other election, has been ignored by four-fifths of electors. This as the government presses forward with significant reforms to the sector.
In 1979, an Air New Zealand flight crashed into the side of a mountain in Antarctica. Air New Zealand was responsible. There's still been no apology, there is no memorial, and no accountability. Ethan explores what happened.
Youth Press Gallery journalist, Maia Ingoe, reports on the issue of racism between Maori and Pakeha and how it could be solved through proper education on the history of our country and why it was no fair road to get to where we are today.
Following the Christchurch massacre, the voices of Muslims, migrants, and refugees were brought to the forefront and sparked a nation-wide conversation about how deeply racism flows through our country. Shakti New Zealand, along with organisations such as the Khadija Leadership Network, are continuing the conversation with their free one-day conference, Let's Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Conference. Our Editor, NIDHA KHAN, spoke to Tayyaba Khan, the co-founder of the Khadija Leadership Network, about the conference and her experience with promoting diversity and addressing discrimination in New Zealand.
Dr. Jane Goodall remains one of the most inspiring and intrepid women the world has ever come across. The Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future show saw a sold-out Auckland venue packed with thousands eager to hear the iconic 85-year old environmentalist address the pressing issues regarding animal welfare and climate change, among others.
Michael Newell is running for council in Upper Hutt at only 18 years old. With a focus on youth issues, the environment, and economic development, he’s hoping his age won’t be a barrier to taking a seat in the Council Chambers. We sat down and spoke to him about the campaign.
Students at the University of Auckland explain that many students do not have confidence in the University of Auckland's ability to protect them from white supremacists. They are growing frustrated and are calling out the recent trivialising language use by the Vice-Chancellor.
According to AZARIA HOWELL, in 2010 a law passed that should’ve never been drafted. It was the law forbidding inmates to vote if they were in prison on election day. What has been called “inconsistent with the Bill of Rights” by the High Court is still an enforced law in New Zealand to this day, and in Azaria's opinion, not rightly so.
On March 15th, students across the globe are striking from school to draw attention to climate change. Cities across New Zealand are holding strikes too, and Ethan had a chat with NZ organiser Sophie Handford to see what it's all about.
Glad to see the back of 2018? Well, MARIE YSABEL LANDINGIN is here with a reminder that it wasn't all doom and gloom. While it may have been tough, there was also a lot to celebrate in 2018. Check out the list of 60 good news stories you may have missed!
It's been a crazy year in New Zealand politics, involving everything including new-born babies, sexual assault allegations, corruption claims and fresh new faces. We've covered the biggest stories of 2018 here.