Retired scientist Dr John Robinson has spent the past 40 years researching a "perfect storm" that he believes will bring about a social breakdown.
In this presentation from Te Aotearoa Board of Immigration, 2030 Billy T Award winner Guy Montgomery invites you to move to New Zealand.
More ties with the rest of the world means more opportunities for New Zealand, but also more competition.
The experts are agreed: sitting for prolonged periods is detrimental to our health. Elle Hunt gives a standing desk a go.
The New Zealand of the future will be a more ethnically diverse country than it is today, and that presents challenges and opportunities.
We know that Auckland's population is growing, there are more people in the North Island than the south, some small towns are in decline. But what can a closer look tell us?
Much has been made of so-called "zombie towns". Is the growth predicted in centres over the coming decades going to come at the cost of the regions?
Japan has one of the oldest populations in the world. Photographer Rachel Brandon, who lives in Toyama prefecture, shares her experience.
The rising cost of superannuation seems to encapsulate the inequality between the old and the young. But is the scheme really unaffordable?
Looking at where we've come from and where we're at prompt some big questions about where we're headed next.
What might New Zealand look like in 2030? We looked into our crystal ball – and it showed us some marketing material.
In a collaboration with Sunday Morning, we asked our panel what kind of country they'd like their generation to inherit.
We find out what life is like for 20-somethings living in Wainuiomata.
Jamie Tahana reflects on the Wainuiomata he discovered while producing a documentary for The Wireless.
Three first-time mothers – and a long-time nurse with Plunket - share their experiences.
The question of what to do after high school is an especially tough one for some Christchurch school leavers.
A cancer scare has given Kate Baker a new outlook on life, the health system and her friends and family.
The looming referendum on New Zealand's flag may open up a wider debate our national identity.
"There's something almost supernatural about taking testosterone ... you wake up to strange and unfamiliar things."
Spencer Sharpe has the perfect response to the question "Are you a girl or a boy?".
Alex McKewen doesn't wear cardigans, doesn't consider himself a feminist and has never made a political statement. But he took his wife's last name.
No one claims the world is perfect. If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
In Oakland, Darian Woods is confronted by the same changes happening in communities in Auckland and Wellington, but on a more striking scale.
Young New Zealanders scattered across the globe talk us through their decisions to move overseas.
The OE is a such rite of passage for 20-something New Zealanders, it can feel like a mass exodus. What does it mean to be left behind?
Returning home after a stint overseas can feel a lot like admitting defeat – but Claire Adamson made a new life in New Zealand.
Tens of thousands of Kiwis cross the ditch every year in search of jobs, money and opportunities. How much better is life in Australia?
Chris Parker returns to Christchurch for his 24th birthday, and reflects on his home town's identity, as well as who he is in relation to it.