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Who represents the greater threat to democracy right now - Action Zealandia or the Dominion Post?

I see Stuff’s feverish witch-hunt for malignant local government election candidates has claimed a victim.

September 27, 2022
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On Rachel Stewart and freedom of speech

I see that former New Zealand Herald columnist Rachel Stewart is positioning herself as a champion of free speech.

September 22, 2022
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House prices - where to from here?

Ironically, with rising interest rates and a net outflow of people, this may just be the straw which tips the housing market into a very significant decline.

September 20, 2022
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Ken Douglas: one of the last of the old school

Karl du Fresne: I can’t claim to have known Douglas well, but I had a bit to do with him over the years.

September 16, 2022
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The term 'Stuff-up' has taken on a whole new meaning

Karl du Fresne: People may say I’m nitpicking, but the English language is a precision tool and the job of journalists is to convey information succinctly and accurately.

September 14, 2022
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Are Pakeha really the bad guys in the demise of te reo?

The media’s black-and-white view of the oppression of Māori speakers is simply wrong.

September 14, 2022
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The Right And Our Fight To Be Seen To Be 'Diverse'

Cactus Kate: Jacinta Nampijinpa Price is a total political centre right wing rock star. Not only would I vote for her I would donate to any campaign she wishes.

September 12, 2022
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The Queen is dead – long live the Queen!

Martyn Bradbury: There are only 3 Queens you worship. Beyonce, Freddie Mercury and Elizabeth II.

September 09, 2022
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I sang my way onto a superyacht

Susannah Harper: Before long, we were high on life running barefoot back through the streets of Monte-Carlo to catch the last train at midnight

September 09, 2022
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'Wraparound support': the magical incantation that will stop teenage ram raids

Karl du Fresne: Two of the most meaningless phrases in the English language are “award-winning” and “wraparound support”.

September 08, 2022