The availability of the new generation of anti-cancer drugs in NZ has been driven by political decisions, as much as by medical ones.
Suddenly, Judith Collins is everyone’s new best friend.
A few interesting international stories that have largely flown beneath the radar this past week
Even as they were being built, Rio’s Olympic projects were already starting to collapse…
The plan to strip out support for older “special needs” children to meet the existing shortfall in funding for special needs in ECE defies belief…
NZ spent more money to send our biggest team… you could say our haul in Rio cost more per medal and fewer were earned per athlete than ever before
It will take six months for us to even find out if anyone has yet laid an anti-dumping complaint about China’s steel dumping
An obsessive tale of two Westerns
Having belatedly advised Havelock North about the pollution of their water supply, local authorities seem to prematurely see light at the end of the tunnel
No surprise to hear that Labour has few problems with the government’s proposed extension of the powers of the intelligence agencies
“War on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia.
The proposed new pricing regime will impose energy costs on the Kawerau mill that will be at least double their entire annual profits last year.
Back in the 1990s, central bankers were like kings.
An Olympic medal is starting to feel less like a reward for ruthless competitive excellence, and more like a school competitions where everyone goes home with a prize.
That least some of the Chiefs thought they had a licence for inappropriate sexual touching says a lot about entitlement and rugby in New Zealand.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a red nose jammed onto a human face – forever.
The only good news about the Bain compensation fiasco is that it is finally over.
Hopefully, the unions will not lie down and meekly accept yesterday’s Court of Appeal ruling on the employment status of support worker Janet Lowe.