The Catholic question

Tony Blair converted to Catholicism after his term as Britain's prime minister.

9:30 PM  OPINION: Catholic leaders should nail their election colours to the mast.

BoJo's day with the birds

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson holds a tuatara or "tuatora" as he repeatedly called the reptile.

Boris Johnson compares evolutionary wing loss with nuclear disarmament, congratulates us on "campaign of slaughter".

Don't punish kids for parents' choices

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei has had a trying week.

OPINION: There are many reasons women don't name fathers, and the children aren't to blame, writes Metiria Turei.

'Local MP' not an MP, but is local

An election billboard for Labour's Tukituki candidate Anna Lorck. She is local, but she is not an MP.

Candidate says she will work with the ASA over billboard complaints.

Can Google searches prevent disease?

From parents posting they're home looking after sick children, to those wading through a sea of tissues - it could all ...

Anything from tissue sales to complaining on Facebook could stop the next flu epidemic.

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Boris upbeat on Kiwi OE

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson is greeted by NZ Prime Minister Bill English and Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerry at ...

UK Foreign Secretary downplays concerns Kiwis on their "OE" could be worse off after Brexit.

Youth voters aren't uninformed stuff nation

New Zealand politicians would do well to take a leaf out of Jeremy Corbyn's book.

All the enrolment schemes in the world won’t do anything if we don’t feel like the candidates are working for us.

Public meeting plays out to the faithful

Chris Hipkins and Andrew Little at Labour's launch of its education policy manifesto at the UH Cosmopolitan Club.

Flight delays for the Labour leader Andrew Little meant Jacinda Ardern had to step up at a recent Upper Hutt public meeting

Awkward welcome for Boris

Prime Minister Bill English receives a letter from the UK Prime Minister, delivered by British Foreign Secretary Boris ...

Boris Johnson arrives at Parliament to awkward three-way small talk with Bill English and Gerry Brownlee.

An 'immigration rort'

Democracy is in danger of being captured by certain demographics, Gareth Morgan warned.

Gareth Morgan schools the foreign education sector in NZ as "corrupt from beginning to end".

Chart: Voters vs non-voters

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Polling booth, voting in the 2002 general election at the Thorrington School. NEWS. BALLOT BOX

New Zealand non-voters are on the rise and a whole generation risks being lost to politics.

Coming soon: A cinematic Bill English

Prime Minister Bill English is poised to produce a government that achieves a greater cultural impact than his predecessor.

OPINION: Some governments are blockbusters, some are bombast. What does Bill English's 'trailer' tell us?

Auckland not the only game in town

Kaitangata District Promotions member Evan Dick was behind the scheme to offer affordable house packages to encourage ...

EDITORIAL: Initiatives designed to help Auckland don't do much to help businesses, growth and people in the regions.

When a fair go means breaking the law

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei speaks during the 2017 Green Party Conference at AUT Auckland on July 16, 2017 in ...

OPINION: Giving people a "fair go" has not always meant blind obedience to the law.

Boris Johnson's flag waving visit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura..

OPINION: He's Britain's most colourful and controversial politician. So why is Boris Johnson here?

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The Catholic question

Tony Blair converted to Catholicism after his term as Britain's prime minister.

9:30 PM  OPINION: Catholic leaders should nail their election colours to the mast.

Don't punish kids for parents' choices

OPINION: There are many reasons women don't name fathers, and the children aren't to blame, writes Metiria Turei.

Youth voters aren't uninformed stuff nation

Coming soon: A cinematic Bill English

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