15/03/2018 - 6:30pm

"Borders were never designed to stop everyone from moving. It's always a matter of who is moving to where, and why..."

16/03/2018 - 6:30pm

In early 1817 Tuai, a young Ngare Raumati chief from the Bay of Islands, set off for England. He was one of a number of Māori who, after encountering European explorers, traders and missionaries in New Zealand, seized opportunities to travel beyond their familiar shores to Australia, England and Europe in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

08/04/2018 - 11:00am

Holly Walker is a former Rhodes Scholar and Green MP from 2011 to 2014.

Brent Williams is a community lawyer developing resources to help vulnerable people.

Two very different people but for both, their world closed in on them. Both have travelled through dark times and have written and spoken about their journey.They contribute to a growing conversation about mental health in New Zealand, a conversation that is bringing the mental health epidemic out of the shadows.

08/04/2018 - 1:30pm

Two historians look at this issue from different angles and on different scales.

Dr. Michael Stevens (no Kai Tahu ki Awarua) is a freelance historian. He is currently writing the ‘world history’ of Bluff, which sheds light on how the likes of sealing, whaling, muttonbirding and oystering connects Foveaux Strait to the wider world. Six successive generations of his family have lived and worked in the port where he was raised and continues to spend a lot of his time.

08/04/2018 - 3:00pm

Sefton Darby has worked for governments, mining companies, NGOs, iwi, and international aid and development organisations. He thinks the debate between mining and environmentalists has gotten too polarised with little positive movement on any side.

Business is seen as wanting to make quick bucks and then leaving the rest of us to clean up afterwards. Environmentalists are seen as wanting to lock away resources and block off jobs. Governments swing between positions of cheerleading for extraction or banning it. Consumers keep on consuming at ever increasing rates.

08/04/2018 - 9:00am

John D. Potter, Chief Science Advisor to the Ministry of Health and Professor at Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research is an internationally renowned biomedical scientist.

We will be launching his new book, which examines what we know about chronic disease and our eating and drinking habits.