The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is seeking a new private partner to take on the job of deciding whether a breakdown in a young person's family situation is legitimate.
So what would a managed retreat from rising sea levels look like? Lynn Grieveson takes a look at how the Dunedin City Council is trying to avoid the mistakes of Kapiti Coast and Christchurch by educating residents in the former marshland of South Dunedin about the risks of rising sea levels, and by proposing to make new homes relocatable.
In today's email we look at how it is easy to troll millenials and their smashed avocado in the search for website clicks, but less easy to motivate them to vote.
Students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degrees are likely to earn more than their non-STEM counterparts, new research suggests.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has ordered an independent review into the privacy breach of a system designed to collect service users' personal information.
In today's email we dive into the migration debate, look at the resurgence of the homelessness issue, and find that fixing our waterways is going to be an expensive, slow process.
Record high net migration is shaping up as the hottest topic in this year's election debate, but there are no easy ways to significantly cut the inflow, despite what some are suggesting. Shane Cowlishaw takes a deeper look at the details and figures underpinning that debate.
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In today's email we look into reports of a review into how the OCR is decided, we ask if a search party needs to be mounted for a government target that seems to have quietly gone AWOL, and we detail a change in the RMA around natural hazards.