Business & Tech

Why AI facial recognition has a discrimination problem

“It’s only as clever as the engineers and the people who put data into it.”

How the proposed sick leave changes could impact you

The Government is proposing changes to the Holidays Act.

In THIS economy? How young business owners are currently holding up

A business association spokesperson explains what it’s like for young entrepreneurs right now.

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.

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.

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.”

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

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

Why chocolate milk has more health stars than regular milk

Primo proudly displays its 4.5 health star rating, while actual milk settles for just 3.5 stars.

You don’t need to pay rent for a flooded house you can’t live in

If it’s partially uninhabitable, then you can pay reduced rent.

How do we get more women in trades? Stop men being dicks

Only 12% of tradespeople are women and sexism is keeping it that way.

A free Tesla is being offered with this $1.8m Auckland home

Rana says he has had more than 50 email enquiries since advertising the Tesla offer yesterday.