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Political roundup: The government’s Campbell Live budget
Political roundup: The government’s Campbell Live budget

National's move to increase benefits and address child poverty in the 2015 Budget has left opposition politicians and political commentators scrambling, writes Bryce Edwards.

David Snell: KiwiSaver kick-start is history

From 2pm yesterday, people enrolling in KiwiSaver no longer receive a $1000 kick-start payment.

Gains tax a protection racket

Most mornings I listen to Morning Report on Radio New Zealand. Of late they have taken to torturing…

Campbell's style irreplaceable

The real blow for the primetime ratings of TV3 was to lose the rights to the Australian soap that led…

John Armstrong: Opponents left floundering
John Armstrong: Opponents left floundering

It is a cleverly constructed document which seeks to touch as many political bases as possible where National feels it is…

GoT obsessives need reality check
GoT obsessives need reality check

The fuss is another example of how the narrative threads of major TV shows have become ongoing news stories, writes Paul…

Brian Fallow: Nibble, nibble - but will it bite?
Brian Fallow: Nibble, nibble - but will it bite?

There's a lot we just don't know about the Government's moves on tax and real estate, writes Brian Fallow. Trying to judge…

Thomas Pippos: Cruel reality of economic grind
Thomas Pippos: Cruel reality of economic grind

Bill English's seventh budget brings home the reality of a hard economic grind, a far cry from the historic rock star sentiments…

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John Armstrong John Armstrong
Opponents left floundering

It is a cleverly constructed document which seeks…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman
Roar of a noise control failure

The New Zealand Transport Agency is adding two lanes…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan
English still Mr Relia-Bill

Bill English has basked in the NZ economy's rock star…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow
Nibble, nibble - but will it bite?

There's a lot we just don't know about the Government's…

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Strange but true - things to ponder

Chris Rattue takes aim at a few surprising things…

Liam Dann Liam Dann
Just business as usual

What's in the Budget for business? Well, that's what…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen
Silence wastes PR gold

We have all done things in our past we don't like…

David Chaplin David Chaplin
Inside Money: Insurance commission debate crosses the Tasman

David Chaplin on insurance company 'churn' or the…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards
Political roundup: The government’s Campbell Live budget

National's move to increase benefits and address child…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan
Henry: dicey call for 7pm

MediaWorks will be tempted to put Paul Henry in the…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire
Campbell's style irreplaceable

The real blow for the primetime ratings of TV3 was…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett
Birds and the bees? It must be Budget week

By releasing spoilers in advance, Finance Minister…

David Leggat David Leggat
Philosophical clash behind Edgar's exit

Bruce Edgar's resignation from New Zealand Cricket…

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