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Aleyna Martinez

Hip hop in the 1980's was an alternative to gangs, but the style has changed and grown in the past 40 years.

Kimberley Collins

There are more women than men studying science at an undergraduate level – so why are they so poorly represented in academia?

Sriram Narayanan

The full extent of our 'e-waste' problem isn't known – but recycling can only ever be part of the solution.

Ben Allan

Ben Allan never met his dad's dad, who fought in WWI. What are we to make of it all, a hundred years on?

Anna Bradley-Smith

Festival For The Future speaker Taylor Finderup, 15, lives every week like it's Shark Week.

Lena Hesselgrave

New Zealand is world renowned for its natural environment, but will we keep it that way?

Amelia Langford

Much of the Pacific is at risk from rising sea levels because of climate change. What can be done?

Nina Fowler

Campaigners say climate change is this generation's nuclear-free movement – a chance to define New Zealand’s place in the world.

Jamie Tahana

A play devised from interviews with violent offenders has the potential to bridge "siloed" communities in Hawke's Bay.

Danielle Street

One hundred million kilos of textile waste are dumped in New Zealand every year – the equivalent of 145 T-shirts per person.

Aleyna Martinez

If there's a hip hop show on the Kapiti Coast, the chances are DJ Pleez is behind it.

Jackson Wood

There are more than one thousand 'Near-Earth Objects'. What would happen if one hit New Zealand?

Hannah Herchenbach

Jason Pemberton of the Student Volunteer Army: "Shovelling silt and all that was enormous, but we didn't pull any bodies out."

Our contributors respond to the death of the actor-comedian Robin Williams.

Rosabel Tan

Rosabel Tan reflects on the death of a friend, failed by the system.

Charlotte Graham-McLay

Charlotte Graham talks to two artists addressing their battles with anorexia at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ten years after he walked out on his violent mother, one writer still feels the impact of the abuse he suffered as a child.

Aleyna Martinez

A mix of alcohol and lack of sleep caused the accident which killed Robin Sayster. Aleyna Martinez reflects on the aftermath.

Annabel Hawkins

Annabel Hawkins has conflicting feelings about the month she spent volunteering in India.

Amelia Rose Reynolds

Youth worker Yvonne Taufa Falealili has launched a charity to get South Auckland teenagers to their school ball.

Di White

The contribution of farming to climate change means there’s a tension between the desire to grow our export economy, and the need to protect our natural environment.

Doug Brooks

The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary Trust aims to create a 175-hectare pest-free wildlife sanctuary close to Nelson.

Victoria Crockford

It's a "national tragedy", a "dirty secret", an "outrage". But Victoria Crockford's family is one to have felt the impact of domestic violence first-hand.