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MSM's silence speaks volumes

Martyn Bradbury: Is the Public Interest Journalism Fund's strict editorial policy smothering focus on Nanaia's Three Waters nepotism criticism?

June 07, 2022
opinion

Behind the headline there is a story

Daphna Whitmore: It's an old ploy of publishers to hook readers in with a provocative headline. That’s what NZ Listener was doing when it asked on cover: "The War on Men, Isn't It Time It Stopped?".

May 31, 2022
nz politics

Mahuta under pressure as Pacific’s geopolitical Great Game heats up

Geoffrey Miller: The global geopolitical temperature is steadily rising. New Zealand needs to ensure it can withstand the heat.

May 30, 2022
nz politics

3 reasons there must be a truly independent review into Three Waters

A former deputy PM & 2 former senior ministers, all from different parties, are calling for answers from Mahuta & Labour regarding conflicts of interest & lack of transparency around 3 Waters.

May 30, 2022
nz politics

Mahuta’s serious credibility problem

Graham Adams: The minister’s slipperiness around Three Waters will make it harder for her to shrug off suspicions over possible conflicts of interest.

May 27, 2022
opinion

The NZ on Air funded documentary about Chloe Swarbrick is outrageous

Martyn Bradbury: when it comes to political documentaries, you don't do documentaries on MPs of the block in power, you do it for opposition because no bias can be construed via the funding process.

May 23, 2022
Business

Simon Henry’s “fair criticism” gets overlooked

Graham Adams: The frenzy of outrage over the CEO’s comments about Nadia Lim has hidden his real point about My Food Bag.

May 23, 2022
World

Albanese’s Australian election victory and Biden’s trip to Asia set the scene for Ardern’s US trip

Geoffrey Miller: Beyond Ukraine, China will be high-up on the agenda. The stage-setter for Jacinda Ardern’s visit to US will be Biden’s visit to Asia & the meeting of the ‘Quad’ grouping in Tokyo.

May 23, 2022
nz politics

Co-Governance: the Crown and the Mahuta Dynasty

The Platform Investigates: Co-governance roles filled by family members of Minister Mahuta amount to the whānau wielding extraordinary influence on the restructuring of New Zealand's governance.

May 23, 2022
opinion

'Monster makers' are scaring our kids

Dane Giraud: I have a child struggling with gender-identity issues... how can I shield her from the disinformation, some promote, that people view her as less than human & want her to ‘cease existing’

May 20, 2022