As David Lange once said, it is almost impossible to get New Zealand to think about Indonesia, the huge nation sitting right on our doorstep.
Attempts by the Foreign Affairs Minister to downplay Russia’s role in the shooting down of MH17 have already earned unflattering coverage across the Tasman
The willingness of the Police to play Russian roulette with public safety via its current policy on pursuits continues to end in carnage
The #MeToo campaign has been approached by Sweden in an impressively systematic fashion.
Other countries regard trade deals as an adjunct of diplomacy and defence and proceed accordingly.
What the government’s BORA announcement signaled first and foremost, was that prisoners in the New Zealand could be about to win back the right to vote.
Voters on the centre-right of politics need to pray that Simon Bridges is not the only winner from the National leadership contest.
The realities of market competition on the ground are likely to put a considerable dent in the rosy estimates delivered by the MFAT modeling
Gun ownership in the US is a mystery to New Zealanders, and so is the constitutional fetish that surrounds it.
In itself, the indictment of 13 Russian nationals wlll do little to change views on the Mueller investigation
Essentially, English ran a great FPP campaign last year, and if the political system hadn’t changed 25 years ago you’d count that performance as a success…
There has never been a body of evidence – either here or in the US or anywhere else – to show that charter schools provide better educational results for kids
The Dow has precious little to do with the NZ sharemarket…
Every now and then the US system erupts and throws up a piece of political magma that can’t be described or explained in any rational fashion.
There’s a ritual to leadership changes after an election loss, and the National Party is dutifully following the script.
As PM Jacinda Ardern said yesterday, targets alone are not enough.
Shock horror. International students pay fees, spend money, work part-time and pay tax in the NZ economy, and ultimately some of them stay on!
Jacinda Ardern is flatly, 100% wrong when she says that most countries are now chasing multilateral trade deals like the TPP 11 deal she’s due to sign in Chile on March 8.