Farm debt in New Zealand has exploded by 270% in the last 20 years, to around $63 billion.
Our faith in the benign workings of the market – and of the light-handed regulation that goes with it – has had a body count.
Just how much could a TPP deal to get our dairy into the United States really cost us?
The Government has to deal with Māori claims over water. It could start by behaving more like a Treaty Partner, and showing a little good faith.