Andrew Little's caucus reshuffle

Rising Labour star Kelvin Davis

OPINION: Labour caucus reshuffles don't mean much. The real news is the rise of Kelvin Davis.

'Big task' ahead for Housing New Zealand

17022015 news photo/Kapi-Mana News: A previous state house, now in private ownership.


Devoy hits back at Garner's claim

Race Relations Commissioner, Dame Susan Devoy

Duncan Garner is wrong in calling my work PC Gone Mad and irrelevant, says Race Relations Commissioner.

Editorial: 'Amazon tax' not straightforward

From next year, GST will apply to e-books and other digital downloads, but no decision has been made about adding it to physical products ordered from overseas.

OPINION: Taxing online purchases is fair, but only if ridiculous fees are not part of the deal.


Editorial: One rule for Treasury, another for others

Gabriel Makhlouf: other departments should be this small.

EDITORIAL: Treasury tells other departments to cut, cut and cut again. Meanwhile, Treasury grows bigger.

Case for longer runway builds

An impression of what Wellington Airport's runway extension might look like.

OPINION: Wellington should not submit to miserliness and give up on a proper runway too soon.

Editorial: Wellington should extend the war against tobacco

Smoking maims and kills.

EDITORIAL: Wellingtonians rightly want smoking banned in more parts of the city. 

Editorial: It's not a distraction - vote on the flag

In the first of two referendums on the flag, which began on November 20, voters must rank up to five alternatives to the current flag.

OPINION: People should cast off any tiredness and cynicism they still feel about the flag process, and ask themselves what they really think.


Garner: Squash Devoy and her PC office

Dame Susan Devoy was appointed by a star-struck Government wanting a known name, rather someone qualified, to be race relations commissioner.

Duncan Garner: Susan Devoy's crusade against Christmas suggests her office serves no purpose.

Tales from a month in America

Tales from a month in America

OPINION: American food is a problem. It's not that it's uniformly awful – far from it. There's just far too much of it.

How do we carry on amid chaos?

The atom bomb became the feared enemy, says Rosemary McLeod.

Rosemary McLeod's parents wondered whether it was right to bring a child into this rotten world. That was just after WWII

Dealing with the deposits of the unwanted variety

Picking up after your dog is a fine art, says Joe Bennett.

OPINION: Yes, we are blessed. Much of the world is hungry.

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