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Explainer - The Tokyo Olympic Games were postponed a year, there are no spectators allowed, and strict Covid-19 rules are in place. So how are the Olympics going to work? RNZ is here to clear it all…
Explainer - The National Party is claiming that Labour is "funding the Mongrel Mob", but is that what's really going on? RNZ is here to clear it all up.
Explainer - SNAs have been in the news a lot. RNZ takes a look at what they are and why they're important.
Vandalism has led to the premature end of a trial project aimed at slowing traffic and increasing safety for cyclists and pedestrians in an Auckland suburb.
An international all-electric rally series is up and running while several Kiwis say it's only a matter of time before EVs play a dominant part in their sport.
The agriculture and energy sectors were the largest contributors to New Zealand's gross greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, latest figures show.
More people are seeking counselling over their concerns about the looming climate crisis, a practice offering the "ecotherapy" services says.
A business is taking a novel approach to dealing with food waste by providing worm farms on a monthly subscription.
The Grey Lynn Park no-mow pilot was running for about three months before more than half of the area was mown down by mistake.
It's never happened before, but if an electorate ends up with the candidates tied, the Electoral Commission "must determine by lot which of those candidates is to be elected".
It's the red tide - a Labour landslide in the electorates has seen the party win 15 seats previously held by National Party MPs - including major upsets in Ilam, Nelson, East Coast, Upper Harbour and…
Before the 2017 election, Jacinda Ardern called climate change her generation's "nuclear-free moment". Three years later, do the climate policies on offer ahead of the election reflect that?
The results on election night for some of the country's 72 electorates aren't likely to be much of a surprise - but others aren't so clear cut.
Do you know which party wants to change the country's name to Aotearoa, which one wants a universal basic income of $250 per week and which one wants pre-marriage couple's counselling?
Welcome to RNZ's go-to guide for party policy this election. We've put together a directory with some brief information about what the parties represented in the last Parliament would do if they were…
In a world struggling to cope with Covid-19 and climate change looming over its shoulder, are New Zealanders looking for ways to become more self-sufficient? Leith Huffadine reports.
The closure of Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter will mean a "fundamental shift" for NZ's electricity market, so what does the industry and experts think will happen?
The Green Party is celebrating a change to the Resource Management Act it says closes a "loophole" that meant projects that had large impacts on the climate could get consents without considering…
A survey to stocktake biodiversity in cities starts today with Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin taking part in the citizen science project.
Large-scale predator control is yet another activity to be halted by the Covid-19 lockdown - but you can do your bit at home.
A new organisation is aiming to unlock financing to "achieve economic prosperity by fully regenerating our environment". Video
"Like Trade Me but with no cost" is how Dee Glentworth describes the organisation she set up, Free For All, where it's all in the name - everything is free.
Volunteering for conservation causes is attracting more and more people. For new migrants, it's a popular way to meet people, connect with their community and stay engaged while they settle into a new…
Scientists are searching for ways to better measure insect populations to gain insights into developing a roadmap for recovery in New Zealand.
We're entering election year, when the government's performance will be weighed. The Minister for the Environment details the successes in his sector.