It used to be a prevalent part of history - six million Jewish people were killed in World War II's holocaust. But new polls show we are forgetting …
High petrol prices in New Zealand is a merry go round of blame - will the Commerce Commission's new report lay open retailers' books and help drive …
Heartbreaking stories of cancer sufferers who need expensive and unfunded drugs abound. But some of those stories are helped into the spotlight by the drug companies that will also benefit.
Hong Kong residents would prefer to concentrate on their business activities - but they realise they're losing their freedom to a Chinese government …
Why do banks get away with behaving so badly? There's been a run of activity lately that raises questions about whose side your banker is really on.
Getting the census right is important, not just for electoral boundaries but for a host of government funding decisions. Why has it been such a disaster this time around?
The Chinese scientist who shook the world by announcing he'd gene edited twin baby girls appears to have unfairly been labelled a rogue - it turns out he had a 60-strong circle of trust.
Newsroom's Bernard Hickey explains the latest OCR drop, what it means, and predicts its direction a year out.
Meet the man who is swimming through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in an effort to draw the world's attention to the amount of plastic in the ocean.
The Green Party, in holding up the coalition government, has tasted real power - but some of the party's grass roots members don't like what's being …
Lydia Ko, superstar of golf, a few years ago had the world at her feet. Now she's in a slump, and that whole world has seen fit to pile on the …
Australia looks likely to toughen up even further on its deportation of New Zealanders who've committed minor crimes. But once they're "home" - the problems get worse.
Questions are being raised over the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch mosque shootings - is it transparent and inclusive enough?
Some of the species conservationists are trying to save seem determined not to survive. So why are we sinking hundreds of millions into trying to rescue them?
A new $42 million project is looking to address New Zealand's education inequality - a system where Māori are failing, and are "leaving their culture …
Peter Ellis has always vowed he was innocent of the child sex charges he was jailed for in 1993. Now he's dying of cancer - and the Supreme Court has given him leave to appeal his convictions.
Facebook's new currency plans were barely more than a press statement before they came under fire from US lawmakers. Why do people hate the idea, and is it likely to fly?
The Detail today takes you underground to have a look at progress on New Zealand's first underground rail system.
The history of Ihumātao is long, complicated and fraught - and there may not be any way of resolving the issue.
How on earth is New Zealand going to get a billion trees planted by 2028? And why are some farmers campaigning against the scheme?
A seemingly innocuous move by the social media platform Instagram of removing visible 'likes' could help lessen the pressure of those whose social …
Boris Johnson's been described as a mini-Trump and is disliked by his own colleagues - can Britain's new Prime Minister lead the UK out of EU as he …
Fifty years ago a very British-style ceremony marked the bicentennial of Captain Cook's arrival in Aotearoa. This year for the 250th, Māori have found their voices and will tell their version of events.
She took them from netball duds to darlings in 11 months - a look at Noeline Taurua, the out of the box coach behind the victorious Silver Ferns
The prejudice that encourages kids to go to university at the expense of a career in the trades is harming our economy.
There have been 130 complaints of businesses breaking the law, and supermarket customers now pay for their bin liners - how is the country coping with the plastic bag ban three weeks in?
Fifty years after the moon landings - during which the space race slowed to a crawl - exploration is speeding up again.
New Zealand wants people coming in to the country to do the work - but we don't want them to stay.
Māori say their anger over uplifted children is greater than the foreshore and seabed issue, and Oranga Tamariki can not continue this way.
House prices are dropping, but they're still a long way off from being affordable.
Have you worked out how you'll be watching the Rugby World Cup this year? Because the way sport is being delivered to our screens is changing.
Sean Marks is the other New Zealander making big waves in the world's biggest basketball competition, and he's more influential than Steven Adams.
There's a new plan to tax gas guzzlers and give discounts on cleaner cars - but changing over to electric vehicles just isn't that easy.
Celebrations of Matariki seem pale in comparison to those for Chinese New Year and Diwali - why? And do we need to have a look at rearranging our …
MLMs - multi-level marketing schemes - are not illegal, but they often target vulnerable women and very few people make money out of them.
It's a good time to be in the tick certification business in New Zealand - and now there's a new one: the Gender Tick.
Low personal polling for National Party leader Simon Bridges doesn't necessarily mean that replacing him before the election is a sure thing.
A watershed Waitangi Tribunal report backs claims the system is racist, finding the Crown has breached the Treaty in failing to give Māori control …
There's a piece of New Zealand's most important heritage locked behind hoardings on Auckland's Queen St. The St James Theatre is dying a death of …
It's now two years after the America's Cup was lifted in Bermuda - and two years before the next event is run in Auckland. How ready is the city?
How will New Zealand stop white supremacy ideology being broadcast from the dock when the man accused of the Christchurch mosque shooting is put on …
Tensions are escalating between Iran and the United States, and there doesn't appear to be an off-ramp.
Should desperately ill New Zealanders have the right to choose their own death? And if so, under what circumstances? David Seymour's End of Life …
The days when all your news was free on the internet are changing. The NZ Herald is now charging for premium content - and there are plenty of people willing to pay for good journalism.
It's more than 100 days since the last White House press briefing. Is this the end of a 90-year-old institution?
The government has stepped in to clean up the vast West Coast rubbish spill, after local authorities ran out of cash to finish the job. But what's being done to stop it happening elsewhere?
Hong Kong demonstrators have won their fight to stop a new extradition bill that would have allowed citizens to be tried for their crimes in China. …
Auckland Council has joined five other New Zealand local bodies to declare a climate change emergency - but is this just lip service being paid in election year?
Is the government swapping one bad habit for another by encouraging smokers to move to vaping, as a way of curing their addiction?
New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is sweeping through US politics like a hurricane. Her sharp use of social media means you've probably …
Why does New Zealand use so much of the world's 1080, the controversial poison that environmentalists say we need to use more of, or lose our threatened bird species.
Newsroom's Melanie Reid has been reporting on children and babies being taken by the state for two years. Now, footage taken by the families involved …
5G is coming - what exactly is that, and will it be the revolution telcos would have you believe?
Kim Dotcom's seven year saga to avoid extradition to the United States for piracy crimes is finally coming to an end.
Three police raids on journalists and newsrooms have called into question abuses of Australian law.
Popular culture tends to portray D-Day as an American event - but around 10,000 New Zealanders played a part in the landings 75 years ago today …
A giant car park occupies the most expensive real estate in New Zealand on Auckland's waterfront. Can we move the port - and should we?
A $7.5 million injection into a University of Canterbury game lab is an indication of the staggering numbers the industry returns to the economy.
Researchers have revealed links between risk-taking girls and the gender pay gap.
Chinese tech giant Huawei is at the centre of a technology cold war, and now consumers have been dragged into it.
The world's super powers are on edge as China's trade policy projects increasingly dot the world map.
With New Zealand radio stations now happy to play around 15 - 20 percent Kiwi artists, is it still necessary to have New Zealand Music Month?
The world's first 'Wellbeing Budget' will be unveiled on Thursday - what is different about it, and how did it change the ways ministers pitched for money?
The government's Kiwibuild scheme has had set back after set back. Can it be rescued? And is it still worthwhile?
Pharmac attracts a lot of flak for what it doesn't fund in the way of drugs - but it's also the envy of the world for its ability to negotiate down prices. Do we have the balance right?
Two years after a New Zealand man died in a Japanese psychiatric institution, restrained under circumstances unheard of in most other developed …
Why an Australian resource firm is fighting to mine fossils to produce animal feed.
Young Muslim RNZ journalist Isra'a Emhail gives a special insight into what it was like covering the Christchurch mosque attacks - and seeing her own community torn apart.
What New Zealand is aiming for with its Zero Carbon Bill, and why our country is unique when it comes to dealing with methane-producing cows.
The self-proclaimed Bishop continues to dominate our news cycles. His latest venture, the Man-Up Prison programme drew crowds of thousands outside parliament.
The two superpowers are facing off in a trade tariff war with dangerous consequences.
New Zealanders will soon cast their vote on if cannabis should be legalised. With parts of the US, Canada and Uruguay leading the debate - will we …
On Wednesday Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will co-chair a meeting of world leaders and tech giants aimed at stopping extremism spreading online. But what will it really achieve?
Donald Trump cheats at golf, and lies about his handicap. Why does it matter? Former Sports Illustrated writer Rick Reilly talks about the President …
Smart phones have changed the world - and the global economy. Newsroom Pro's managing editor Bernard Hickey says billions of people are now carrying a deflationary engine in their pocket.
African Swine Fever has slid under the radar in the west, but it's about to have a huge impact on pork prices around the world.
A beginner's guide to what looks like - from the outside - a chaotic and complicated Australian voting process.
After 30 years of Tomorrow's Schools, the goverrnment's looking at a shake up that might just take us full circle.
After the Christchurch mosque attacks Canterbury rugby bosses have been forced to look at changing the famous franchise's name and branding, but Crusaders fans are dead set against it. Daily podcast The Detail looks at …
In another blow for Pike River mine families, the long-awaited re-entry has been delayed. Daily podcast The Detail speaks to Rebecca Macfie about the incredible events since the deadly explosion.
There's been a resurgence in infectious diseases we thought we'd got rid of. The Detail speaks to a researcher studying who anti-vaxxers are, and how to win them back
Journalist Paula Penfold tells The Detail why she decided to get personal when it came to abortion law reform.
The Detail's associate producer Kethaki Masilamani calls home to find out how the Easter Sri Lanka attacks were different to the violence of the past.
Far right groups have gone underground since the Christchurch attacks, but there's a fear they'll emerge stronger and more sophisticated.
The Detail; a daily podcast helping you make sense of the news. Presented by Sharon Brettkelly and Alex Ashton. Debuts Monday April 29.
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