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Mike Hosking: Social policies 'dangerous ideological territory'
Mike Hosking: Social policies 'dangerous ideological territory'

It's one thing to use our own money to bank with the Australians as most of us do, but taxpayer money on social services to foreigners is entering a new realm, writes Mike Hosking.

Huge risks in loan-financed housing bubble

Auckland's credit-financed housing bubble is a grave threat to the NZ economic outlook, writes Matthew…

John Dybvig: Tempers fray because winning matters

Winning does and will continue to matter in children's sport so long as you keep score. That's just…

Claire Trevett: Kereru scandal overshadows treaty negotiations

There are many who appear to believe they are qualified to step up to the role Sonny Tau has vacated…

Six ways Super City can pick up the pace
Six ways Super City can pick up the pace

Barney Irvine urges the Government and Auckland Council to strive for an accord on transport when they meet tomorrow.

John Armstrong: Brownlee finds targets with brilliant banter
John Armstrong: Brownlee finds targets with brilliant banter

Some MPs given the call to speak who try to be funny end up failing miserably. Brownlee never disappoints, writes John Armstrong…

Selling abroad okay if result is right
Selling abroad okay if result is right

If there were any local organisations lining up for large-scale social housing we would not now be hearing about the likes…

Gregor Paul: Lessons learned with jersey unveiling
Gregor Paul: Lessons learned with jersey unveiling

The All Blacks unveiled their Rugby World Cup jersey today and the fact that fan fare was at a minimum was pleasing and…

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John Armstrong John Armstrong

Brownlee finds targets with brilliant banter

Some MPs given the call to speak who try to be funny…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

Govt works blind in state house plan

What remains unclear in this long, drawn-out "make-an-offer"…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

Kiwi firms must hold nerve

New Zealand businesses should keep their nerve as…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Busting Winston Peters' immigration myths

Auckland's net gain of 26,600 migrants in the past…

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Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Mr Perfect - first Richie, now Kane

First Richie McCaw. And now this. We're still coping…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Greek exit: What it means

It is crunch time for Greece. Again. Yes, you've heard…

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Sacrifice shows passion

Before the Netball World Cup story becomes one of…

David Chaplin David Chaplin

Inside Money: Apteryx the administrator, or robot in disguise

Personal finance columnist David Chaplin on the NZX…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Dangers for democracy in today's cyber bullying law

The Harmful Digital Communications Bill is being widely…

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John Drinnan John Drinnan

Freeview plays pay TV catch with Plus launch

Freeview's launch of its new Freeview Plus product…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire

Colin Craig and other great poets

Poets, wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1821, "are the…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

Kereru scandal overshadows treaty negotiations

There are many who appear to believe they are qualified…

David Leggat David Leggat

McCullum eyes milestone with one last year at top

Now we know. Brendon McCullum ended significant speculation…

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