Business & Tech

What unions are and what they do

A union expert breaks down the basics of unions.

Your social media posts can put your job at risk. Here’s what not to do

An employment lawyer explains why companies care what you post online.

Instagram is limiting what political content you see

Here’s how you can turn the setting off

Petition launches to get students paid for their work on placement

The change would affect students studying health, education and social work.

Being a drop-out can be good: why you might not need to go to uni

Five U.S. states have gotten rid of the requirement for a uni degree for most jobs in government.

Māori Millionaire’s finance tips

Te Kahukura shares some of her top tips to help you reach your financial goals.

How your corn chips are made

New Zealanders spend over $1 billion a year on snack foods, but do you know how they are made?

Is greed impacting the cost of your groceries?

Some reports say the high cost of living is being driven by firms charging more than they need to.

What to tell the dudebros who say there’s no gender pay gap

If you’re a woman then from today, you are effectively working for free for the rest of the year.

Teenage poi entrepreneur on how she invests in her mental health

Georgia Latu is CEO of Pōtiki Poi, the company that made 32,000 poi for the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Teens working in NZ are paid less than everyone else

Here’s why these activists think the starting-out wage should go.

Why working hard doesn’t always make you rich

“I will be a Māori Millionaire.”

The online world can't be left to tech bros. It needs indigenous voices

Indigenous thought has a lot to offer future technologies, writes Daniel Smith.

Blink and buy: What shopping for shoes looks like in the future

“We need to approach these problems with continuous innovation."

A Porirua porn star on why she switched from finance to sex work

“Last year, I turned over just over $200,000, solely from sex work.”

How to protect yourself from sextortion

Netsafe says there has been 88% increase in reports of sextortion since 2019.

This lonely coriander leaf made me cancel HelloFresh

Why does HelloFresh packaging suck so much?

Pay secrecy is hurting Pacific and Asian women the most

Māori women can miss out on more $400K compared to Pākehā men over a 40-year working life.

We built an off-the-grid life but it took a lot of privilege

“I'm trying to do things now that are going to be helpful for our descendants in like 200 years"

NZ is in a recession. What does that mean?

And what can we do to get out of it?

The online movement inspiring rangatahi to take control of their money

Research shows rangatahi Māori are driven by creating financial security for their whānau and hapū.

Tradies just wanna have sanitary bins at work

“I wish men had more thought for people outside of their own bubble.”

Rangatahi talk financial goals

Honey Ellis (Tainui, Ngāti Kahungunu) is a social worker turned TikTok educator.

The TikToker helping rangatahi grow their cash

The Māori Money Movement series is created in partnership with Sorted.

AI could make our lives better – but not at its current speed

"I have seen enough movies to know how this ends."