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Saying no to sin

Simplicity has announced its intention to remove fossil fuel extraction companies and other "sin stocks" - such as porn, alcohol, tobacco and weapons manufacturers - from its KiwiSaver schemes. CEO Sam Stubbs discusses why they've made such a decision - and what the implications could be.

Very clever Kiwis

The finalists for the sixth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards have been announced – featuring such innovations as infinitely rechargeable batteries and nitrate sensors being developed by a University of Canterbury chemistry expert. Once again, it’s proof that New Zealand punches far above its weight when it comes to research making the world a better place.