Reaching a rare island getaway

There’s no cell reception on the Chatham Islands, which for some will be all it takes to paint a picture of an island escape. But the home of New Zealand’s most remote communities is swimming in history, nature and a classic distillation of Kiwi culture, and recently, more mainlanders have been taking the opportunity to… Read more

Chinese Fibres: The Influence of Five Eyes Allies in NZ Infrastructure

Mid-July in 2012, as day broke on Australia, former director of the United States CIA and NSA Michael Hayden was published in print claiming unequivocally that Chinese telecommunications company Huawei was a spy arm of the Chinese government. Huawei Technologies, which in 2012 unseated Sweden’s Ericsson as the largest manufacturer of telecommunications infrastructure on earth, has been a competitive… Read more