10 ads that show how batsh*t crazy American politics is

by Noted / 07 November, 2018
As the midterm elections draw to a close, take a look back at some of America's most outrageous – and downright terrifying – political ads.

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Drug debate: Greens hope Nats won't 'degrade the quality'
101580 2019-01-24 00:00:00Z Politics

Drug debate: Greens hope Nats won't 'degrade the q…

by RNZ

Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick says National has done a 180 on its drugs' policy but hopes its involvement in public debate is positive.

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The Taranaki business using horses for mental-health therapy
101045 2019-01-24 00:00:00Z Health

The Taranaki business using horses for mental-heal…

by Nicky Pellegrino

Horses are increasingly being used to treat anxiety, depression and emotional-trauma cases. Mental-health nurse Sharon Robertson explains why.

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The psychology behind Trump, the wall and the government shutdown
101470 2019-01-24 00:00:00Z Psychology

The psychology behind Trump, the wall and the gove…

by Marc Wilson

Like Donald Trump, we are naturally biased towards where we see the cause of things, and react accordingly.

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Following in the footsteps of pioneers at St Andrews, the home of golf
101263 2019-01-24 00:00:00Z Travel

Following in the footsteps of pioneers at St Andre…

by John Parker

In the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral, I located the memorials to golfing royalty, Old Tom Morris and his son Young Tom.

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The National Party's recipe for defeat
101559 2019-01-23 14:39:41Z Politics

The National Party's recipe for defeat

by Graham Adams

The opposition’s internal wrangling — and its fractious former MP Jami-Lee Ross — is a gift to the government that keeps on giving.

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Coddled kids: How 'safetyism' created an epidemic of anxiety and fragility
101278 2019-01-23 00:00:00Z Social issues

Coddled kids: How 'safetyism' created an epidemic…

by Joanne Black

The new morality of a strident and vocal “Generation Z” minority who demand protection from words and ideas they do not like is spreading quickly.

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What 'America's Worst Mom' can teach parents about safetyism
101289 2019-01-23 00:00:00Z Social issues

What 'America's Worst Mom' can teach parents about…

by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff

A New York mother who let her nine-year-old ride the subway alone became a hated villain and a national heroine – both at the same time.

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How you can help crack the insect code at Te Papa
101529 2019-01-23 00:00:00Z Science

How you can help crack the insect code at Te Papa

by Sam Button

Te Papa is on a mission to decipher the secret life of insects.

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