Sidney Watson investigates the unprecedented flooding in New Zealand and California, discussing past and future frequency of extreme weather and its mitigation.
New Zealand’s Election Landslide; what can we learn from Jacinda Ardern’s ‘politics of kindness’?
Eleanor Butler discusses Jacinda Arden’s re-election for a second term as prime minister of New Zealand and how the global political sphere can learn from her as a leader.
Why are female leaders thriving in their tackling of the coronavirus?
Sofia Giles examines the role of female leadership in the approach to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Spotlight: Rising Intolerance in the UK
In this Spotlight series, The Features editorial team have dug deep to keep you informed on outsider stories that were missed in mainstream news. London, as one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, represents for many a mentality of open-mindedness and progression, with 37 per cent of the population born outside the UK. […]
New Zealand’s Healthcare System: Too Much, Too Soon?
According to the Global Prosperity Index survey conducted by the Legatum Institute, New Zealand is the second-best governed country in the world, just behind Finland. Alongside reports that New Zealanders are among the happiest people in the world, it seems like a pretty good place to live, and their incredible healthcare system only adds to […]
New Zealand’s Youngest Female Prime Minister Sets a Precedent
She discovered she was prime minister the same way we all did: perched on the edge of her couch with a pie in the microwave. Jecinda Ardern is now the world’s youngest female political leader. At 37, Ardern is a progressive social democrat giving kiwis their flight back. Back in September’s general election, Labour won […]
Wil Jones’s Lions Watch – Part Three
The Lions etched their names into rugby history by beating the World Champions, New Zealand, in an enthralling and riveting 80 minutes of action to level the series at 1-1. Here, Wil Jones’ Lion Watch takes its third instalment Roaring Sean O’Brien One of the Lions’ most consistent performers all tour, the Leinsterman was monumental […]
Wil Jones’ Lions Watch – Part Two
The Lions fell 30-15 to a dominant New Zealand side in the opening match of their series. There were promising signs, however, that bode well for the next two tests. Here, Sports Editor Wil Jones’ gives his verdict on who roared and who slept. Roaring 🦁 Jonathan Davies After an imperious end to the season with […]
Wil Jones’ Lions Watch
A degree of fiction: the rise of paying for essay-writing
As University students, all of us, at some point, will have written essays. As much as we’d like to be able to boast that we can write one in two hours before the deadline, they’re not always the easiest things to write. The worst outcome of all is when you’ve spent more than two weeks slaving away on […]