Oracle grant elevates ideas above rivalry
Oracle grant elevates ideas above rivalry

One small consolation to this country at the last America's Cup was that the winner, Oracle Racing, had built its boat in New Zealand. It set up a subsidiary, Core Builders Composites, at Warkworth,....

Sideswipe: Asset carve-up

Break-up revenge can be acrimonious, but seldom is it so well-thought out and executed.

Shandelle Battersby: Pre-trip prep

I read a blog post recently on The Pantograph Punch by local muso Tiny Ruins, aka Hollie Fullbrook…

What's the price of happiness?
What's the price of happiness?

When American tech company boss Dan Price announced to staff recently he would slash his million dollar pay-packet to…

When power goes to the head
When power goes to the head

The drugs, or the weight loss, or both seem to have deluded me into thinking I'm a hot foxy rodent rather than my usual…

Liam Dann: World's coolest economist hot on numbers
Liam Dann: World's coolest economist hot on numbers

Michael Pettis must be the world's coolest economist, Liam Dann writes.

Baby at odds with older tots' learning
Baby at odds with older tots' learning

Our investigation of early childhood education last week found a problem that invites an obvious solution.


John Armstrong John Armstrong
PM's hair-pulling has opened ugly can of worms

The day is surely not far away when John Key's gift…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman
Cone rates ahead for tourists

Tour bus passengers have been striding to the top…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow
Property tax - the case is clear

The case for taxing the income of residential property…


Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Time for Black Caps to harden up

The New Zealand cricketers need to harden up before…

Liam Dann Liam Dann
World's coolest economist hot on numbers

Michael Pettis must be the world's coolest economist…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen
Complainants fare poorly in alleged sex-assault cases

When a sports star is accused of sexual assault, the…

David Chaplin David Chaplin
No noise as ACC makes big appointment

According to the latest government financial statements…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards
Political roundup: Anzac fatigue and dissent

For many Kiwis, Anzac Day has an almost sacred or…


John Drinnan John Drinnan
Political pressure cuts both ways

An unusual aspect of the campaign to save Campbell…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire
Leave the Prime Minister alone

Pity the Prime Minister, writes Toby Manhire. Imagine…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett
Peters will want to poop Greens' Bachelor party

The Green Party's leadership contest has had moments…

David Leggat David Leggat
Mediation might sort equestrian stand-off

David Leggat wants to bang a couple of heads together…

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