Philippa Tolley investigates why people don't vote and what can be done to turn the trend around
Submissions are due in the coming week to a Select Committee inquiry into last November’s elections, including the level of non- voting.
Nearly a third of all those eligible to vote didn’t.
Philippa Tolley looks at why people are not taking part in elections and at what can be done to turn the trend around
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8:12 am Sunday 29 November: Insight: Obesity Crisis
The obesity crisis is costing the country $1bn a year and threatens to cripple the health system.
Next year, it's predicted to overtake smoking as the country's biggest health issue. One in three adults and one in ten children are obese.
The figure for Maori and Pacific people is much higher.
Sharon Brettkelly explores suggested solutions
8:12 am Sunday 6 December: Insight: Politics and the Public Service
Academics and the union representing public servants worry the Public Service is under increasing political pressure.
They say political advisers in ministerial offices need a clear set of rules to govern their conduct.
Brent Edwards explores the relationship between politicians and government workers.