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Greg Dixon: Alter-NZ bucolic heaven
Greg Dixon: Alter-NZ bucolic heaven

What a time it is to be a New Zealander. Here we are spending millions and millions on choosing a new flag. Meanwhile, a quarter of our kids are living in poverty. Here we are spending millions more on garish new banknotes…

When rock stars toured NZ

NZ On Screen's Nicky Harrop takes a look back at footage of visiting international artists, captured…

Football: NZF shambles leaves Burma trip forgotten

In two days, the All Whites will be playing an international. Unless you are a dedicated New Zealand…

Equal pay's punchline outweighs bawdy jokes

If National's gender-issue problems were limited to an ageing MP in superhero fancy dress offending…

Wynne Gray: Slow burn takes gloss off Cup
Wynne Gray: Slow burn takes gloss off Cup

A fortnight to go until the World Cup begins but six weeks before we discover an awful lot about the All Blacks, Wynne Gray…

More than China option in SF play
More than China option in SF play

Will a Kiwi white knight emerge to fully recapitalise Silver Fern Farms, or will Chinese interests emerge as 50-50 partners…

Wattie's tinned asparagus not NZ-grown
Wattie's tinned asparagus not NZ-grown

A friend hastily sent me a message from his phone immediately after he had attempted to buy some tinned asparagus spears…

Nice try, Wales, but let's make it seven
Nice try, Wales, but let's make it seven

A strong whiff of deja vu accompanies Welsh rugby's plan to test what happens when tries are worth six points and penalties…

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John Armstrong John Armstrong

Winston becoming NZ's Churchill

He might prefer whisky and cigarettes to Churchill's…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

Power cash handout an asset for all of us

Energy trust would be more loveable if its annual…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

More than China option in SF play

Will a Kiwi white knight emerge to fully recapitalise…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Bad to worse - the Euro-future

Brian Fallow speaks to a New Zealand-based analyst…

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Time to get rid of the Springboks

It's high time South African rugby made a bold change…

Rachel Smalley Rachel Smalley

PM wrong - doing nothing not an option

COMMENT: When faced with the biggest humanitarian…

Mike Hosking Mike Hosking

Am I biased? Who's asking?

If I do anything in the various non-journalistic roles…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Adding flavour to World Cup namings

We take a look at how other nations went about unveiling…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Inflation rears its head

Liam Dann writes: Inflation is not dead and there…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan

Are the All Blacks too politicised?

The Rugby Union is standing by its exclusive deal…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Jacinda Ardern and the 'pretty little thing' debate

Jacinda Ardern's swift rise in popularity is provoking…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

How to change the flag - let British win the Cup

All we have agreed on in this search for a unifying…

David Leggat David Leggat

Goodbye, Africa ... hello Australia

With New Zealand now out of Africa, and the home international…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire

Let's run up the red flag

The shunned triangular concept is less annoying than…

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