Opinion

Retiring to a developing country

Retiring to a developing country

Dr Claudia Bell from the University’s Department of Sociology writes of her current research on the growing global mobility of western retirees.

Dynamics of Risk

Dynamics of Risk

With the seemingly endless summer having drawn to a close, it is perhaps appropriate that we reflect a little on the joys and sadness that this season brings to our aquatically-oriented lifestyle.

Why Sharks Matter

Why Sharks Matter

If you follow anything to do with the ocean, you should have realised that sharks are facing major issues.

On a blue streak? Not necessarily

On a blue streak?  Not necessarily

Based on recent polling, National looks a shoo-in for another term in government after the election called for 20 September. But the vagaries of MMP and the media’s coverage of the campaign could mean its bandwagon hits some potholes along the way.

Tackling Climate Change Vital To Development

Tackling Climate Change Vital To Development

Helen Clark considers the impact of climate change on the world’s poorest areas.