Readers' Reports - If I was Prime Minister I would...
We need housing and economic reform. No single policy will magically fix everything, Stuart Munro says.
Every New Zealander has to share the load to boost our economy, writes Angela Liu.
If he was Prime Minister, John Murphy's first port of call would be cleaning up alcohol and drug laws.
New Zealand needs to earn more money. To do so, we need to excel in what we're good at.
Our kids are living in poverty. We can help them, but we're choosing not to, writes Alexandra King-Saunders.
If Rick Kiessig was PM, he would increase freedom for as many people in New Zealand as he could.
If Carol Gilmore was running the country she'd make good on promises made to the people of Christchurch.
As PM Tim Frank would shift the government's emphasis to improving the common good.
David Lim would like to end all forms of poverty, not just in our time, but for generations to come.
What this country needs is a leader that can inspire and encourage New Zealanders, writes Ken Fortune.
New Zealand's government should be trying to buy Tiwai off Rio Tinto, Timothy Wilkie writes.
Sadly the current economic and employment growth models are completely unsustainable, Richard Cruice says.
If Donovan McGowan were Prime Minister, he'd crack down on alcohol retailers and shut down fast food outlets.
Stephanie Emmerson would encourage entrepreneurs and green solutions if she was Prime Minister.
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As Prime Minister, Christopher Cookson would create initiatives to help local businesses thrive.
As Prime Minister, Tracey Ultrạ would focus on green technology and cleaning up our waters.
If Lance O'Riley was Prime Minister, he'd make changes to welfare, education and marijuana laws.
If Tan Ngata were in charge of the country, he'd focus on equality and preserving Maori culture.
A clean-energy trade deal with China would be a boon to New Zealand, says would-be PM Brian Taylor.
If Peter Sefton was in charge of the country, he'd work to redefine New Zealand's identity.