The powers that individual DHBs are seeking look like a throwback to the early 1990s. Then, as now, the rationale was that this local “flexibility” was necessary.
The Nelson fire has been a warning of things to come.
Judith Collins is, as they say of aspiring leaders and infected sores everywhere, running.
The willingness of the Police to play Russian roulette with public safety via its current policy on pursuits continues to end in carnage
Gun ownership in the US is a mystery to New Zealanders, and so is the constitutional fetish that surrounds it.
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’s a ritual to leadership changes after an election loss, and the National Party is dutifully following the script.
Key’s endorsement of English has turned this “contest” into a race for second place.
It is infuriating to have to explain to a senior Cabinet Minister about the social harm caused by endemic poverty, but here are a few useful pointers for Judith Collins
Prisoners may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – unless of course, the government buries its mistakes by changing the law.
Suddenly, Judith Collins is everyone’s new best friend.