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World

The world has got more dangerous; it is time to rejoin ANZUS

Richard Prebble: The Chinese are being successful in the Pacific because they are funding what the locals value. New Zealand is losing influence because we fund what we think they should value.

April 21, 2022
opinion

Woke, but no cigar

Dane Giraud: To say heterosexual sex can be homosexual, based purely on submission being symbolic of womanhood, is to try to reanimate stereotypes of women a good progressive would hope were long dead

April 21, 2022
nz politics

Ardern struggles to defend unequal suffrage

Graham Adams: A bill to give some voters more power than others in Rotorua’s council elections makes the government’s disregard for democracy clear.

April 20, 2022
World

Ardern in Asia: Trade, Tourism, and geopolitics

Geoffrey Miller: Jacinda Ardern’s trip to Japan and Singapore is about more than just trade

April 19, 2022
nz politics

Dismiss the Reserve Bank Governor and the board

Richard Prebble: We need to restore low inflation as the Reserve Bank’s sole remit

April 19, 2022
Free Speech

NZME AGM a prime example of why trust in media is falling

Jonathan Ayling: the conduct of the NZME Board at last week’s Annual General Meeting confirmed the worst fears of many shareholders concerning a disregard for free speech.

April 19, 2022
nz politics

What if Roy Morgan’s calling it right?

Chris Trotter reflects on the Labour Government and what may eventuate if their polling fortunes continue to tumble. Who will replace Ardern?

April 19, 2022
Free Speech

Calendar Girls April Fools prank - A Free Speech perspective

Dane Giraud: Context should matter. Plenty of people would frown upon the representation for a myriad of reasons. But, should this sort of material be potentially leading to prison or investigations?

April 14, 2022
nz politics

How would Don Brash vote in the Tauranga by-election?

Dr Don Brash: if the person who wins the electorate is from Labour, National or ACT, it will make little difference to the balance of political power between now and the next general election.

April 14, 2022
sport

Marty's Review of the Black Ferns Review

Martin Devlin: New Zealand Rugby are telling us they have no reason at all to remove Moore and have full faith in him to lead the team into an important year on the field.

April 13, 2022