The shift comes ahead of the opening weekend of the ski season. Lifts are already moving at South Island resorts following a large snow dump last week.
- by Ben McKay
Cars, trucks and other parts of the transportation sector are California’s biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, and New Zealand’s second largest behind agriculture.
The Coalition tried to claim during the election campaign that Chinese President Xi Jinping was barracking for a Labor win. This was misguided.
- The Herald's View
New research shows that the eruption at Tonga was a far bigger explosion than any in the 20th century.
- by Chris Hyde
Australia may not be able to match China’s influence through infrastructure investment or granting loans, but we can build deep bonds with PNG through its shared passion for a game: rugby league.
- by Stephen Brancatisano
It’s not clear which Russian billionaire ultimately owns the luxury vessel, which sports a helipad, live lobster tank and a grand piano.
- by Kirsty Needham
China has wrong-footed Australia with its Solomon Islands pact. Regardless of who wins the federal election, a rapid strategic assessment will be needed to adjust our national security priorities.
- by Mick Ryan
What do you do if the tendril of a poisonous vine threatens to overrun your backyard? You chop it off.
- by Peter Hartcher
The Long Beach, California-based company is trying to slash the cost of spaceflight by reusing its rockets, a trend pioneered by billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
- by Joey Roulette
A Fiji court will decide next week which oligarch who owns this 106-metre yacht with its lobster tank and helipad - and if they’re under sanctions.
- by Nick Perry