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May 15, 2017

The Australian Government is implementing a package of reforms to the higher education system which will see higher fees for New Zealand students in Australia.

May 15, 2017

82 school girls were released to Nigerian authorities by Boko Haram on May 6 after months of extensive negotiations between the government and the ISIS-affiliated terror group. The girls were students at the Government Secondary School in Chibok, and were part of a larger group of 276 abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014. The […]

May 15, 2017

Over 200 students and staff attended the Living Wage Day event in the Hub on May 10.

May 15, 2017

Systemic issues with mental health service provision in New Zealand have been met with calls to review and better resource the system.

May 15, 2017

Forest and Bird claim that amendments made in April to the Resource Management Act (RMA) could have damaging consequences for ecosystems threatened by mining. The Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 passed its final reading in Parliament on April 6 with the support of the Māori Party. Forest and Bird stated that restrictions on appeals to […]

May 15, 2017

A Global Divestment Mobilisation took place May 5–13 in a stand against investment in fossil fuels. Protests took place in Wellington, Dunedin, Auckland, and Australia. The mobilisation responded to growing concerns about government and institution investment in carbon-emitting fossil fuel activity, such as coal mining and gas exploration. It was run by the environmental group […]

May 8, 2017

Criminal justice experts are calling on politicians to practically address the escalating prison population.

May 8, 2017

A new bill banning street window washers has been put to Select Committee in Parliament.

May 8, 2017

South Africa has a long history of protest, with the Apartheid era in the living memory of much of the population. Since 2012, student protests have developed into an ideological battle with major disruptions to campuses.