Comment

Working to preserve our avian originals

The tieke, or saddleback.

OPINION: Keeping tabs on tabby could help a native bird survive.

Bus investment aims to futureproof fleet

When fitted with new battery-powered drivetrains, Wellington's trolley buses will use fuel between 0 and 17 per cent of ...

OPINION: NZ Bus recently announced our plans to invest $43m in Wrightspeed electric powertrains to enable us to transition to electric-powered vehicles for public transport.

Editorial

Secretary for Education Peter Hughes

Opinion: Peter Hughes is a good choice as the country's new top civil servant. 

Over the TV justice fad

Scott Watson was convicted of the murders of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope.

OPINION: Documentaries like one planned on the Sounds killings make entertainment out of murder.

Editorials

Editorial: Right call on Kiwirail

Kiwirail floated the possibility of closing the national rail network.

OPINION: Kiwirail backed the idea of shutting down the railways. The turkey voted for Christmas

Editorial: Taxing questions to answer

Prime Minister John Key has to be clearer about the Government's inaction on foreign trusts.

OPINION: An email from John Key's lawyer adds to the murk around the Government's inaction on foreign trusts.

Editorial: Scheme warmly regarded

Well-insulated houses are great for families and kids.

Editorial: Sometimes  political parties can join together to do good. The Government-funded house insulation scheme is one of these rarities.

Editorial: Land tax for overseas buyers a start

Prime Minister John Key has preempted new data on foreign house buyers by raising the prospect of a land tax exclusively ...

OPINION: Many countries regulate housing in favour of locals, with good reason.

Columnists

Home ownership with a side of guilt

Political reporter Stacey Kirk has made it onto the property ladder - but it's not all smooth sailing.

OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.

Garner: House price home truths

The Government has done little, if anything, to deflate the house price bubble.

OPINION: As the Government fiddles, house prices remain on fire. Do the Aussies have the answer?

The sky doesn't fall when same-sex weddings happen

How sad that so many of our churches, some of whom lead the way on progressive social issues like child poverty and ...

OPINION: Weddings – I've had a few.

Is Trump v Clinton a failure of democracy?

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the frontrunners for their respective parties to become the nominees to run for US ...

OPINION: How can a country so rich in human capital deliver such a dispiriting set of candidates for the most powerful office in the world?

Ad Feedback
special offers