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Govt back down on veto roundly ignored by media

Wendy Geus: Dr Reti uncovers explosive Government backdown on Māori health veto & Andrew Little misleads the House and press gallery look the other way

April 22nd, 2022
sport

Black Ferns' new coaching line up star-studded

Lachlan Waugh: The Black Ferns have rugby masterminds onboard, and now there are no excuses for the players

April 22nd, 2022
nz politics

Fair Pay Agreements ignore the unproductive elephant in the room

Levi Gibbs: The Fair Pay Agreement fantasy is an ill-advised, union-driven attempt to hack a shortcut to higher wages. In reality, “It’s productivity, stupid”.

April 21st, 2022
nz politics

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 21st, 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 21st, 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 20th, 2022
nz politics

Ardern in Asia: Trade, Tourism, and geopolitics

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

April 19th, 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 19th, 2022
opinion

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 19th, 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 19th, 2022