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The case against Uber - when is a contractor really a worker?
Unions are heading to the Employment Court taking action over Uber's drivers - asking the question when a 'contractor' is really a 'worker', and should be offered worker benefits.
An Olympic-sized argument over women's sport uniforms
Too short, too skimpy, badly designed, or just uncomfortable - women have for too long been on the receiving end of uniform rules where one size doesn't fit all.
The ethics and costs of saving wild animals
Why do New Zealanders get so invested in saving wild animals that strand themselves? Is it worth spending thousands on getting them back where they belong?
Tackling the plague of liquor stores
New Zealanders have very easy access to alcohol, and the choices are growing. But communities worried about the harm it's causing face big hurdles to stop liquor stores proliferating.
Looking towards Africa for trade
We've been told New Zealand needs to take some of those trade eggs out of China's basket - and Africa is looking wide open after nations signed a continent-wide pact. But there are difficulties.
Drawing a line under Auckland's America's Cup
Financially it was a lemon the moment Covid closed the borders - so how did Auckland do when it came to hosting the America's Cup? Was it worth it? And should we do it again?
Great NEw zealand local news that is relevant and timely
Love the in-depth analysis- a rarity these days.
Easily takes the place of TVNZ news. So much more authoritative. Easy both to listen to and concentrate on
The rich list. Constant “you knows” - so irritating. And it is infectious! But otherwise, applause.