World News

Review: See Ana Maria Hernando’s “Fervor” at Denver Botanic Gardens through Jan. 2

In a sense, Ana María Hernando‘s entire artistic career feels like a build up to where we encounter her this month, in a new show at the Denver Botanic Gardens, centered around her voluptuous and volcanic representation of the Nusta, the mighty, female spirit of the mountains from Andean mythology. Hernando has spent decades conjuring […]

World News

Faroe Islands pledges review of dolphin killing regulations after uproar over record slaughter

The Faroe Islands has said it will review regulations governing its tradition of hunting dolphins after widespread uproar over the killing of more than 1,400 from a “super pod”. Campaign group Sea Shepherd released footage showing hundreds of dead animals lying on a beach, while others were herded into shallow waters by boats and jet […]

Politics

Immediate review of schools’ safeguarding launched after thousands of students share abuse experiences

An immediate review of safeguarding policies in schools has been launched after more than 10,000 reports were posted on a website for students to share experiences of sexual harassment and abuse. The government has asked Ofsted to look at the extent and the severity of the issue and ensure both state and independent schools have […]

Politics

Pharmac review to focus on speed, transparency of decision

A review of the Government’s drug buyer Pharmac will focus on the timeliness and transparency of its decisions. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Andrew Little announced the independent review’s terms of reference at Parliament today. The Pharmac review will focus on two areas: • how well Pharmac performs against its current objectives and […]