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Govt Covid strategy, expert warnings,
Derek Cheng (Herald): Scathing feedback from experts on Jacinda Ardern’s traffic light system to replace alert levels
Kristin Hall (1 News): Govt to ditch alert levels for new traffic light system
Jamie Morton (Herald): Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern admits case numbers ‘beyond what we have expected’
Anna Whyte (1 News): New framework using vaccine certificates expected next week
Luke Malpass (Stuff): The time has come for a clear lockdown exit strategy and timeline
Stewart Sowman-Lund (Spinoff): Is our delta outbreak really ‘under control’?
Peter Griffin (Stuff): Don’t let our scientists be silenced
Khylee Quince (Stuff): Listen to the experts – they’ve earned the right to be trusted
AAP: Ardern seeks Maori mandate for COVID plan
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Chris Hipkins on changes to MIQ, why Auckland won’t go back to level 4
Māori TV: Māori doctors do not want repeat of failure to consult them about Covid response strategies
RNZ: Māori health leader calls for level 4 ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown to stop spread of Covid-19
Nadine Porter and Cecile Meier (Stuff): Māori walking into a ‘perfect storm’ with low vaccination rates
1 News: Chlöe Swarbrick ‘not clear’ on NZ’s current Covid strategy
Herald: On the Tiles: National Party’s Chris Bishop on Covid 19 Delta latest, political polls
Suze Wilson (The Conversation): Why Jacinda Ardern’s ‘clumsy’ leadership response to Delta could still be the right approach
Fran O’Sullivan (Herald): Jacinda Ardern, come to Auckland and bring some hope (paywalled)
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): International media paints grim picture of New Zealand COVID outbreak
Lauren Hendricksen (Newshub): Kiwi couple lose two family members within 11 days of each other, say they’re ‘grateful’ NZ has lockdown

Auckland, Waikato, Northland alert level decision
1 News: Experts fear Auckland ‘in trouble’ as cases mount
Jamie Morton (Herald):  Why Auckland risks ‘months’ longer in lockdown
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Experts agree it would be premature to lift restrictions in Auckland
1 News: Subclusters no longer being used to track Auckland’s Delta outbreak
Hannah Martin (Stuff): Too soon to relax restrictions for Auckland even if 90pc first dose milestone is met – experts
Rowan Quinn (RNZ): Fully vaccinated Aucklanders should be rewarded, some experts say
Hannah Martin (Stuff): Auckland ‘tantalisingly close’ to 90 per cent first doses, likely this week
Luke Malpass (Stuff): No change likely for Auckland, Waikato but alert levels now on borrowed time
Zane Small (Newshub): Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern admits COVID-19 Delta outbreak has grown at pace ‘beyond what we expected’
Kethaki Masilamani (Newshub): Elimination strategy in Auckland hanging by thread as unlinked cases remain high
Taroi Black (Māori TV): Middlemore Hospital prepare for overflow of more Covid cases
RNZ: Will Auckland move down to step 2, level 3?
RNZ: Northland, Waikato eagerly await alert level decision

Covid-19 data visualisations
RNZ: Covid-19 data visualisations: NZ in numbers
Harkanwal Singh (Spinoff): The Spinoff Covid tracker: the live graphs that tell the story of delta in Aotearoa

Auckland border breaches, Northland, South Island border
Nikki Macdonald (Stuff): Should we isolate the South Island?
Tom Kitchin and Matai O’Connor (RNZ): Covid-19 borders: Tairāwhiti iwi want to be part of planning and implementation
Hannah Kronast and Lydia Lewis (Newshub): Queenstown mayor condemns Aucklanders breaking COVID restrictions to travel south
1 News: Third woman linked to Northland visit tests positive for Covid-19
1 News: Mongrel Mob’s Harry Tam threatens Winston Peters with legal action
Laura Walters (Stuff): Harry Tam serves Winston Peters with legal letter over allegations of connection with Northland Covid-19 scare
Will Trafford (Māori TV): Reti slams ‘absurd’ border policy, as man’s dying wish declined by MoH
Frances Chin (Stuff): South Island police officers sent to help patrol Covid borders

Mandatory vaccination, anti-vaxxers
RNZ: Employers would base hiring decisions on vaccination status – survey
Karen Coltman (Stuff): Significant number of businesses plan to mandate vaccinations, survey shows
Zoe Hunter (Herald): Would you work next to an unvaccinated colleague? Bay employers juggle health and safety and human rights (paywalled)
Dr Mike Lee (Herald): Vaccine mandates are discrimination, but that’s okay (paywalled)
Stuart McCutcheon (Stuff): Prioritise those vaccinated against Covid 19 coronavirus (paywalled)
Hannah Kronast (Newshub): PPTA urges teachers considering protesting against mandatory vaccinations to stay home
Evan Harding (Stuff): School teacher: ‘I won’t be getting Covid-19 jab’
Ben Leahy (Herald): Taranaki midwives threaten to quit over vaccine mandate
Helen Harvey (Stuff): Ten Taranaki midwives are faced with losing their jobs after they refuse to get vaccinated
Emily Writes (Spinoff): Playcentre association concerned about vaccine mandate
RNZ: Students living in Victoria University accommodation will need to be fully vaccinated
1 News: Staff, students at Vic Uni’s halls must be vaccinated
Herald Editorial: Thames-Coromandel leader needs to stand down (paywalled)
Dan Satherley and Simon Shepherd (Newshub): Taranaki midwives prepared to quit rather than get vaccinated against COVID-19
Giles Dexter (Newshub): Russell McVeagh and PwC banning unvaccinated staff from returning to the office
Sam Hurley (Herald): Russell McVeagh and PwC announce all staff and visitors to its offices required to be Covid-19 vaccinated
Kethaki Masilamani (Newshub): Kiwis vaccinated overseas forced into third shot to qualify for vaccine certificate
Jim Tucker (Stuff): Why I won’t be missing those selfish anti-vaxxers 
Herald: Hilary Barry’s online death threat from anti-vaxxer
Herald: Experts criticise Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki’s vaccine claims

Vaccine rollout
1 News: Booster jabs, alternative Pfizer vaccine in the works
Jamie Morton (Herald): New Zealand-made vaccine booster trial to begin next year
Shannon Restall (Newshub): New Zealand needs to start counting down remaining eligible unvaccinated people, not count vaccines given – epidemiologist
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Thousands of doctors and health professionals sign open letter urging Kiwis to get vaccinated
Lloyd Burr (Magic): ‘This is war’: Top epidemiologist says give gangs money to help vaccination efforts
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, Marama Davidson urge Māori to trust them when they say vaccination is the right thing to do
Dr Rawiri Taonui (Herald): Vaccination urged as Māori ‘in most vulnerable time’
Steve Kilgallon (Stuff): John Tamihere v Ministry of Health vaccination fight goes to High Court 
RNZ: Prof John Potter: ‘Not just a respiratory virus’ – Long Covid warnings for unvaxxed
Vicki Anderson (Stuff): Why people experiencing poverty are not being vaccinated against Covid-19
William Hewett (Newshub): Experts call on Pacific community to take inspiration from Fiji as vaccination rates lag behind
1 News: Colorado doctor urges small town NZ to get vaccinated for Covid
Samantha Gee (RNZ): Social media presence pays dividends in vaccine drive
MIchelle Cooke (RNZ): Navigating new territory: Covid, vaccines and relationships
Aaron Hendry (Spinoff):I was vaccine hesitant, now I’m double jabbed. Here’s why
Kaysha Brownlie (Newshub): West Coast vaccine rates spike in race to become most vaccinated region
Nadine Porter (Stuff): Immunised for Christmas: Canterbury unlikely to be 90 per cent vaccinated until early December
Dan Satherley (Newshub): The suburbs leading the way in the race to vaccinate, and those with catching up to do
Rob Stock (Stuff): Leading by example: 100 per cent vax rate among business leaders
Herald: Editorial: Vaccine-sharing a global effort

Super Saturday Vaxathon
Duncan Greive (Spinoff): Super Saturday should have sucked. Instead it was a triumph. Why?
RNZ: Pressure on government to keep Vaxathon momentum going
RNZ: Super Saturday Vaxathon sees biggest-ever one-day vaccine update for Māori
Will Trafford (Māori TV): ‘Super Saturday’ sets Record for Māori Vaccinations
Lawrence Gullery (Stuff): Super Saturday didn’t hit vaccination ceiling but a plateau awaits
Shannon Redstall (Newshub): Getting first-dose vaccination rate up crucial to reaching 90 percent target
Tess McClure (Guardian): New Zealand’s weird and wonderful vaccine rollout
Herald: Super Saturday vaccination best of Vaxathon – memorable moments and TikTok winners
Mark Quinlivan (Newshub): David Seymour lambasts Government after ‘fun but desperate’ COVID-19 vaccination drive
Steven Cowan (Against the Current): Not so ‘Super Saturday’
Alex Casey and Tara Ward (Spinoff): All the best moments from Saturday’s live televised Vaxathon
Reuters (Newshub): Super Saturday: At least 2.5 percent of New Zealanders vaccinated against COVID-19 in one day
Dubby Henry (Herald): Super Saturday vaccinations edge Auckland closer to 90 per cent
RNZ: Super Saturday dose numbers rise to 130,002
Rachel Sadler (Newshub): Over 130,000 people vaccinated during Super Saturday
RNZ: Covid-19 wrap: Thousands respond to government’s vaccination drive
1 News: Super Saturday vaccination doses near 130k mark
Craig Ashworth (Local Democracy Reporting): Taranaki Māori health providers struggle with DHB despite PM’s optimism
1 News:Ardern in Taranaki to spread word Delta’s not just an Auckland problem
1 News: Marae step up to boost Māori vax numbers on Super Saturday
1 News: Ardern spreads vaccination message at Pasifika event in Porirua
RNZ: Pacific community makes super vaccination effort
1 News: South Auckland family gravely ill after contracting Covid gets behind Vaxathon
1 News: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck got vaccinated to protect young family, teammates
William Hewett (Newshub): Taika Waititi joins Super Saturday Vaxathon encouraging Kiwis to get vaccinated against coronavirus
Stuff Editorial: Making mass vaccination fun
Herald Editorial: Shot Kiwis! Super Saturday vaccination drive a much-needed boost (paywalled)
1 News: Lorde urges Kiwis to get vaccinated and celebrate with custard tarts
1 News: Air NZ welcomes people on Dreamliner for vaccinations
Hamish MacLean (ODT): Southerners answer call
1 News: Councillor Efeso Collins calls on Kiwis to get the jab
1 News: Ardern aiming for record 100k vaccines on Super Saturday
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Leaders of every major political party join forces to promote vaccination
William Hewett (Newshub): Chris Hipkins involved in funny exchange about ‘spread your legs’ during Super Saturday ‘Vaxathon’
1 News: Dr Ashley Bloomfield busts out dance moves at Porirua vaccination event
Paul Mitchell (Stuff):MidCentral DHB hits vaccination targets after massive turnout
William Hewett (Newshub): Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield encourages hesitant Kiwis to ‘get advice’, support Super Saturday ‘Vaxathon’
John Roughan (Herald): Politicians need to get behind Super Saturday vaccination drive (paywalled)

Cases, demographics
Māori TV: Trend of Māori cases rising continues, says Dr Rawiri Taonui
Carly Gooch (Stuff): Flu pandemic effect on Māori a lesson for Covid approach
Charlotte Muru-Lanning (Spinoff): The spectre of Covid-19 in prisons, and what it means for Māori
1 News: Second detection of Covid-19 in Te Awamutu wastewater

Auckland party, anti-lockdown protest, alert level compliance, rules
1 News: Auckland lockdown party perfect Delta breeding ground – expert
Herald: ‘Huge regret’: Attendee at North Shore influencer party makes confession online
Herald: Alleged ‘influencer party’ infuriates locked-down Aucklanders, police receive multiple complaints
Rachel Sadler and Kethaki Masilamani (Newshub): Alleged ‘influencer party’ on North Shore outrages rule-following Aucklanders
Rachel Sadler  (Newshub): North Shore partier has ‘huge regret’ for breaking lockdown rules, calls out ‘cyber hate’, ‘personal attacks’ after backlash
Nathan Morton and Tina Law (Stuff): Auckland partygoer apologises for breaching lockdown rules at large gathering
1 News: Police receive ‘multiple reports’ about Auckland party
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1 News: Anti-lockdown protest organisers will be charged – police
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): Anti-lockdown protest: Police promise ‘prosecution action’ against organisers
Tom Dillane (Herald): Police warn prosecution of organisers imminent
William Hewett (Newshub): Over thousand people turn up in Auckland for anti-lockdown protest
Caroline Williams (Stuff): Thousands gather at Auckland Domain for ‘freedom rally’
Will Trafford (Māori TV): ‘Packed!’ Thousands flood Tamaki’s Domain in anti-lockdown protest
1 News: ‘Get your jab bro’ – Plane with message flies over anti-lockdown rally
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): Police looking into report of gang gathering at Auckland tangi
Cherida Fraser (Stuff): The headline about sex workers I’d like to see

Testing, contact tracing
John Dunn (Herald): Saliva testing is the solution (paywalled)
Dileepa Fonseka (Stuff): Calls for Ministry of Health to apologise for saliva testing roll-out, thousands fewer tests than hoped for

NZ border, MIQ, immigration
1 News: Australia to resume green zone flights from South Island
William Hewett (Newshub): Australian government approves quarantine-free travel for South Island
Heather Du Plessis-Allan (Herald):  We must get stranded Kiwis home for Christmas (paywalled)
Andrew Barnes (Herald): MIQ and the vaccinated – Time to let people go (and come) home (paywalled)
Sasha Borissenko (Herald): Covid-19, bureaucracy holding up immigration process (paywalled)
Liangni Sally Liu (Asia Media Centre): New Visa, New Reality
Anuja Nadkarni (Newsroom): ‘Ableist’ immigration policy to be reviewed – minister
Brianna Mcilraith (Stuff): Settling for less: The Kiwis giving up working overseas overqualified for the NZ workforce

Environment, climate change, conservation
Marc Daalder (Newsroom): Shaw’s plan doesn’t rise to climate challenge
1 News: NZ’s action on climate change ‘woefully inadequate’ – James Shaw
Michael Neilson (Herald): James Shaw says world can get back on track (paywalled)
Conor Whitten and Finn Hogan (Newshub): New Zealand to unveil more ambitious climate commitment at COP26 – James Shaw
Simon Wilson (Herald): Climate change conference 2021: Simon Wilson predicts the future for Auckland in 2030 (paywalled)
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Government planning shake-up of climate change funding (paywalled)
Luke Malpass (Stuff): New Zealand to quadruple climate cash for poor countries to $1.3 billion
RNZ: COP26: Amplifying Pacific voices at Glasgow conference
Brent Edwards (NBR): Agriculture leads the way for NZ in effort to decarbonise
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Andrea Vance (Stuff): This Is How It Ends – Serving up the true cost of consumption to our most vulnerable creatures
Andrea Vance (Stuff): This Is How It Ends: Nature’s dangerous decline is accelerating. Why? It’s us
Andrea Vance (Stuff): This Is How It Ends: If we don’t change our ways, we won’t survive extinction
RNZ: The Detail: Hopefully, this is NOT how it ends
Chloe Ranford (RNZ): Study flings mud at farmers and foresters
Phil Pennington (RNZ): Tiwai Point smelter contamination levels exceed key thresholds
RNZ: How you can contribute to New Zealand’s new waste strategy
ODT: A rubbish plan
Amber Allott (Stuff): Government funding boost sees $2.5m set aside for nature-based jobs
Tim Miller and Marjorie Cook (ODT): Opposition to lodge plans

Wage subsidy
Nita Blake-Persen (RNZ): Wage subsidies: Serious Fraud Office probing claims of abuse
1 News: SFO looking into allegations of Covid-19 wage subsidy abuse
Sam Hurley (Herald): SFO begins inquiries into multiple cases of potential Covid-19 wage subsidy fraud
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Serious Fraud Office probes alleged wage subsidy fraud
NBR: Two charged by MSD on wage subsidy fraud (paywalled)
Bonnie Flaws (Stuff): Lockdowns have shone a light on employers’ bad behaviour
Hamish Cardwell (RNZ): ‘On the verge of falling over’: Latest round of wage subsidy scheme opens

MMP at 25
Bryce Edwards (Democracy Project): Political Roundup – Celebrating and critiquing 25 years of MMP
Henry Cooke (Stuff): MMP has changed Parliament for good. But has it stopped Parliament changing New Zealand?
1 News: Q + A: Trevor Mallard: Parliament a better place since MMP
ODT Editorial: MMP set to stay
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog):MMP 25 years of real representation

Parliament, parties, polling
David Farrar (Patreon): What the TU Curia poll means for each party (paywalled)
Matthew Hooton (Patreon): National Party Leadership Coup: Timing (paywalled)
Richard Harman (Politik):Can the complicated rooster crow again? (paywalled)
Janet Wilson (Stuff): If these poll numbers continue, Nats could have a new leader by Christmas
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Taxpayers Union Poll – What if pundits are wrong & this is National’s death spiral?
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Moana Ellis (Local Democracy Reporting): Māori electoral option will fail Māori voters in council elections – Justice Minister
Josh Van Veen, Jack Vowles, Jennifer Curtin, Lara Greaves, and Sam Crawley (Stuff): Anniversary of a landslide: What swung the 2020 ‘Covid election’
Peter Wilson (RNZ): Week in Politics: Auckland in crisis as Covid-19 cases surge
Phil Smith (RNZ): The House: Submission rising: Parliament’s feedback flood
Priscilla Dickinson (Newshub): Me and My Money: David Seymour
Jo Moir (Newsroom): Brooke van Velden: Parliament isn’t for friends or heckling

PM’s wedding
Carolyne Meng-Yee (Herald): PM’s wedding stoush: Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford given $5000 bill, jilted venue owner Robin Pierson says dealings ‘insulting’
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Jacinda Ardern pours cold water on wedding allegations, saying staffer helping as a friend
William Hewett (Newshub): Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Clarke Gayford ditch wedding location as angry venue owner calls dealings with PM ‘insulting’

Economy, business
Hamish Rutherford (Herald): Labour, Green MPs recommend commercial lease changes be backdated to start of outbreak (paywalled)
Jane Phare (Herald): ‘Insure us against losses’ – events sector pleads (paywalled)
1 News: Fonterra wants more Government focus on Covid economic response
Jane Phare (Herald): Kiwis need to find a way to live with Covid-19, NZ Fashion Week owner says (paywalled)
Damien Venuto (Herald): Government’s lack of business trust slowing recovery (paywalled)
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): Will Covid-19 ruin our summer? Festivals hope for level 1 to go ahead
Ben Leahy (Herald): Kiwis facing Christmas without family or favourite gifts
Liam Dann (Herald): Inflation preview: Prices rising at fastest pace in over a decade (paywalled)
Gyles Beckford (RNZ): Economists expect inflation to reach highest level in a decade
Mark Fowler  (Herald): Stagflation and the cost of Covid (paywalled)
Liam Dann (Herald): Prices rising at fastest pace in over a decade (paywalled)
RNZ: Easing of Covid-19 restrictions sees manufacturing sector bounce back
Liam Dann (Herald): The $12b kitty the Govt has to help locked down Kiwis (paywalled)
Amanda Cropp (Stuff): NZ’s $1.7 billion space industry rockets away, but a law review sparks more debate about controversial military payload
1 News: Q + A: Queenstown’s renaissance helped by influx of tech workers
RNZ: Webinars to tackle diversification of Queenstown Lakes economy
Tina Morrison (Stuff): The Monitor economy Q&A: Malcolm Johns, Christchurch Airport CEO 

Health system
Tracy Watkins (Stuff): What the ever-changing ICU bed numbers tell us
Benn Bathgate (Stuff): National’s Shane Reti jabs at Health Minister Andrew Little over reform plan costs, ICU numbers
Bridie Witton (Stuff): Healthline could be ‘overloaded’ in new self-isolation scheme
Jarrod Gilbert (Herald): Wastewater testing gives accurate picture of drug use in New Zealand (paywalled)
Brittany Keogh (Stuff): Nurses to get $5800 pay rise after 83pc of NZNO members vote to accept DHB offer
Anna Whyte (1 News): Nurses accept new DHB offer after lengthy negotiations
Kate Nicol-Wiliams (1 News): Breast screening backlog up to 50,000 due to pandemic

Local government
Steven Walton (Stuff): What did the Christchurch City Council do this year? New report gives a glimpse
Matthew Littlewood (Stuff): Green Party, Christchurch City Council, lend support to Ngāi Tahu bill
Eric Crampton (Stuff): Fixing local government is a slow-burning issue
Laura Smith (ODT): Councils talk about plans for staff and vaccine
Victor Billot (Newsroom): An Ode for .. Tim Shadbolt
Eva Corlett (Guardian): New Zealand council ends contract with wizard after two decades of service
Aaron Leaman (Stuff): Street names and statues: art taskforce plan draws political backlash in Hamilton
Liz McDonald (Stuff): Former city councillors object to apartment consent on hotel land 

Housing, building industry
Seni Iasona (Newshub): Wellington ‘dungeon’ apartment removed from TradeMe following compliance concerns
Cira Olivier (Herald): Faces of the homeless: The ‘beautiful people’ behind the homeless label in Tauranga (paywalled)
Julia Gabel (Herald): Searching for a home: A mother’s mission to find somewhere to live in a cruel market
Diana Clement (OneRoof): New-build ‘cowboys’: Is Auckland walking into another leaky homes disaster?
Miriam Bell (Stuff): Landlords call for more time to meet healthy home rules
Dileepa Fonseka (Stuff): What my rent decrease can tell us about the housing market
Miriam Bell (Stuff): How to make building a new home cheaper 
Phil Pennington (RNZ): Council issues warning to tradies as list of building materials expanded
Aaron Leaman (Stuff): Green light for Amberfield development in Hamilton’s south

Education and training
Mei Heron (1 News): Classroom ventilation talks begin in bid to keep kids Covid safe
Jin Russell (Spinoff): Auckland needs its schools to reopen. Here’s what must happen first
Dubby Henry (Herald): School term 4 starts today – but Auckland lockdown struggles continue
John Gerritsen (RNZ): Back to school, but still in lockdown for many
John Gerritsen (RNZ): Principals must decide if exams are necessary in alert level 3
Paul Moon (Newsroom): New history curriculum off to a worrying start
Finn Hogan (Newshub): The Pitch: Schools must reopen to defuse ‘ticking time bomb’ in education – Paul Goldsmith
Nicholas Agar (Newsroom): Nicholas Agar: Academia Aotearoa needs a Youthquake
Damien Grant (Stuff): The controversy surrounding Cecil Rhodes and his scholarship

Media
Moana Maniapoto (E-Tangata): What I’ve learned this year
Karl du Fresne: The cabal that controls the national conversation
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Unbalanced journalism
Andrew Gunn (Stuff): Here’s how your tax dollars are being ‘hosed away’

Primary industries, migrant workers
Hamish MacLean (ODT): Concerns held for safety of ORC staff
1 News: Stressful summer ahead as growers grapple with worsening labour shortage
Pete McKenzie (Stuff): The good oat: How farmers are investing in the future of plant-derived milks

Transport
Katie Scotcher (RNZ): Focus on Politics: The road ahead for transport
Jonathan Milne (Newsroom): Millions in new charges for rail freight users
Kate Green (Stuff): Residents plan to appeal decision enabling Wellington airport’s expansion
Grady Connell (Newshub): City Rail Link breaks through at Karangahape Station
RNZ: Auckland’s City Rail Link tunnel boring machine breaks through to Karangahape Station

Other
Cherie Lacey and Alex Beattie (The Conversation): Many of New Zealand’s most popular websites use ‘dark patterns’ to manipulate users – is it time to regulate?
Mike Houlahan (ODT): Proving who we are is key to return to ‘normal’
Dan Satherley (Newshub): Why Kiwis are falling for conspiracy theories and what’s at risk
Richard Jackson (Newsroom): New Zealand’s violent extremism problem
André Chumko (Stuff): International concern about Internet Archive-National Library deal
Brian Easton (Pundit): Abstraction And Reality In Economics
Northern Advocate: Four Northland iwi file High Court claim in Auckland for review of te reo Māori in New Zealand courts
Steve Braunias (Herald): Dead for two years, the ghost of Peter Ellis haunts the Supreme Court (paywalled)
Donna Miles (Stuff): The gang problem is not just about personal choices
Herald: Afghanistan rescue mission gets 11 NZ citizens, residents and family out of Taliban-controlled country
Thomas Manch (Stuff): Evacuation Kabul: Further 11 Kiwis retrieved from Afghanistan in Qatar flight
Ashleigh Stewart (Stuff): Is $60 million dollar expo price tag worth it in a world of closed borders?
RNZ: Ardern: British MP’s assassination ‘devastating’
Bob McCoskrie: Labour & Green MPs are misrepresenting the ‘conversion therapy’ bill
Kristin Hall (1 News): Google’s earthquake early warning system proves worth in NZ
Hinewehi Mohi (E-Tangata): For the love of the language
RNZ: “May the Tagata Niue thrive” – theme for Niue Language Week
Steven Walton (Stuff): All-women team want to enhance ‘underwhelming’ Kate Sheppard National Memorial
Emma Page (Stuff): How Clarke Gayford spends his Sunday
RNZ: Samoa extends quarantine period for incoming passengers

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