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Landlord tax belies PM's housing claim
Landlord tax belies PM's housing claim

Figures showing bank loans to investors outnumbering first-home buyers by three to one are hard evidence of what has undoubtedly been happening for a long time.

Tuehu Harris: Historic image helps sustain the Māori language journey

Forty years ago, in April 1975, a high profile protest march from the Far North to Wellington was being…

Sideswipe: Tanked on vodka

A warm engine a great place for a cat nap...

Wynne Gray: Four places still up for grabs in World Cup side
Wynne Gray: Four places still up for grabs in World Cup side

Forget the ifs and maybes and the end-of-August deadline. Who are the 31 players the All Blacks will pick for the World…

Paul Moon: Te reo Maori should learn from English
Paul Moon: Te reo Maori should learn from English

The last century has seen more of the world's languages perish than at any previous time in human history, and if anything…

Brian Rudman: High incarceration rate is the real prison scandal
Brian Rudman: High incarceration rate is the real prison scandal

How naive can our political masters be. They let a private prison operator self-report on how well they're doing, then act…

Juha Saarinen: Hacker, you can drive my car
Juha Saarinen: Hacker, you can drive my car

Last year, I wrote about Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek , two security researchers intent on showing that while modern…

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John Armstrong John Armstrong

Nats' policy changes signal

National's latest bit of tinkering with its immigration…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

High incarceration rate is the real prison scandal

How naive can our political masters be. They let a…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

Kiwis the TPP deal-fixers

Playing the TPP soft cop cannot be allowed to blind…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Why the economy might be OK

A key industry is suffering, but other economic signs…

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Smith far better fit at fullback

It's time for Israel Dagg to make way because this…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Fonterra at crossroads

Pressure is building on Fonterra chief executive Theo…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Sharper defence critical for Ferns

The Silver Ferns coach's displeasure at the Ferns'…

David Chaplin David Chaplin

Inside Money: NZ insurer body to tune in and churn-off with life-changing report

Like its Australian counterpart, the New Zealand Financial…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Labour's dangerous racial politics

Will Labour become characterised as “the racist party”?…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan

'These are challenging times'

"I am hoping that when we launch our new 7pm current…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire

When words aren't enough

The Corrections Minister's statements are all well…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

Key plays it straight as Little lobs on housing

Those expecting fireworks in John Key and Andrew Little's…

David Leggat David Leggat

Taumaunu's risk-taking all part of being coach

Top coaches would relate to Wai Taumaunu's dilemma…

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