Zimbabwe, on the morning after…
A List of Thing Mates Don’t Let Mates Do, Based on a Google Search and/or the Fact Asylum Seekers are Human Beings
There’s a precedent for the fall of Mugabe…
Much of the sympathy the public still feels for the families of the Pike River miners has been sustained by the sense that the previous government has never dealt honestly, or fairly, with them.
Like clockwork, the old ‘nanny state’ criticism has been wheeled out this week by the National Party and lapped up by the media.
Saudi Arabia seems out of control
TPP countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory.
The question is not whether the original TPP will be changed – it will be by how much, depending on what extent of changes the signatories can abide.
ACC is not an insurance scheme.
New Zealand may be a country divided between the centre right and centre left, rural and urban, old and young – but it isn’t the United States.
Trump has welshed on the Manus deal to Australia… On the weekend, Turnbull humiliated Jacinda Ardern in turn, by once again rejecting New Zealand’s offer.
Prime Parts of Hawaii Are for Sale, As Is Where Is
David Parker needs to continue how he has started
How the backroom strategists might be concocting National’s battle plan…
For some people, words like ‘tax’ and ‘regulation’ and ‘government intervention’ are fighting talk.
As NZ has woken from its nine-year slumber to confront National’s dire legacy of social and economic neglect, the changes are going to be extensive.
The Trump/Kaiser parallels are quite unnerving…
From here on, his power will diminish…
Wondering why you don’t have a new government yet? Let me fill you the f**k in.
On trade and foreign ownership, Peters is talking sense…
We’re now entering the Agatha Christie phase of coalition negotiations, given all the main characters have been summoned to the drawing room today by M. Hercule Peters.
The death of Tom Petty rekindles the love for one of music’s most under-rated stars.
Sometimes friends have to tell friends they’re acting crazy…
How relevant will Peters treat his own partry policy to his final decision?
PPPs are Steven Joyce’s new imaginary friend…
A government led by Bill English and Winston Peters would be a more conservative one – particularly on social issues – than any during the Key years.
Bringing Order to the Election Result
Is the TOP leader a reliable prophet?
A National Party Spin Doctor Writes