The recent upsurge in asylum seekers is only a fraction of the 1,643,679 people who sought asylum in fiscal year 2000 without the US sinking under the weight.
One of the world’s most influential bureaucrats will launch the process of a trade pact between the EU and NZ.
A High Court ruling concerning the use of security information – if left unchallenged – could well cripple the investigation into the Hit & Run allegations.
When and how does the government propose to change the key drivers of New Zealand’s bizarrely high – and economically unaffordable – rates of imprisonment?
While his meth analysis has been decisive, Gluckman’s report on prison reform is likely to comprise a far more comprehensive, and important legacy.
The neo-liberal wing of the National Party has never really felt that Jim Bolger was one of them, and the feeling was entirely mutual.
We are now only a week away from the meeting in Singapore between North Korea’s Kim Yong–Un and US President Donald Trump
Time for the Independent Police Complaints Authority to produce yet another review of the high speed pursuit policy, which the Police will no doubt ignore
There is some competition as to who can be seen to be extending the most heartfelt calls for emotional and financial support to the farmers during this time of trial.
Damien O’Connor will announce on Monday whether the government intends going down the ‘eradication’ or the ‘management’ path with respect to the outbreak
So… should we be anxious about AI? Of course we should.
For all the talk of the modernizing effect Meghan Markle could have on the Royal Family, the House of Windsor may be resistant to any change beyond the purely decorative.
The demonstrations had come in the wider context of laws designed to restrict the movement and employment of those penned up in the equivalent of an open air prison…
The headlines would have you believe that inflation is safely under control, but a Statistics NZ press release yesterday indicates that isn’t the reality being experienced by the poor.
On June 12, the leaders of North Korea and the United States will meet across a table in Singapore, and Kim Jong Un must already be feeling giddy at the thought that this meeting is already being described with the word “summit”
The cascade of Orwellian lies that US President Donald Trump has used to rationalize why his country is reneging on the commitments it made under the Iran nuclear deal should be posing a genuine problem for our media.
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.
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
An interview with PPTA president, Jack Boyle