Bernard Hickey: Don't get too comfy
Bernard Hickey: Don't get too comfy

Bernard Hickey writes: Just how long will governments and central banks be able to use public balance sheets to turn the tides of markets?

Rodney Hide: All is well - 'talented blonde' got a job

I awoke Monday to the happy news that Alex Hazlehurst had finally secured a job in London befitting…

Heather du Plessis-Allan: NZ needs to let in more refugees

New Zealand's annual refugee quota of 750 has not changed since 1987. We're falling shamefully short…

Can't get over it? It's in the genes

Get over it. Let it go. Move on. A bunch of phrases that have always sounded meaningless to me. If you…

The capital needs to stay in character
The capital needs to stay in character

Wellington is looking shabby. Somebody should tell it to embrace its fate, not try to be anything other than the capital…

Cartoon: State care of children
Richard Loe: No place to keep up speed like provinces
Richard Loe: No place to keep up speed like provinces

Everybody seems to have had an opinion on who they'd take to the World Cup. I'm not too worried about that side of things…

Hugh McGahon: Tigers clean-out is a good thing
Hugh McGahon: Tigers clean-out is a good thing

We've seen the contrasting faces of loyalty in recent times over Billy Slater and Robbie Farah.


John Armstrong John Armstrong

Winston becoming NZ's Churchill

He might prefer whisky and cigarettes to Churchill's…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

It's a national mess, so let MPs fix it

What a cop-out. After decades of dithering, the politicians…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

CEO leaves mayor on sideline

Auckland Council chief executive Stephen Town is displaying…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

China pays the price of change

Slip-ups are no surprise, given the vast reforms the…


Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Time for big call - let Mannering sit out Britain tests

The Warriors' captain has shouldered too much of a…

Rachel Smalley Rachel Smalley

Smalley on punishing kids

If the government wants to reduce the youth re-offending…

Mike Hosking Mike Hosking

Am I biased? Who's asking?

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

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Silver Ferns are on the right track

It didn't come off for them in Sydney, but the formula…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

China crisis - how worried should we be?

Business editor Liam Dann looks at just how much of…


John Drinnan John Drinnan

TVNZ sniffs out joint ventures

Privatisation is unlikely, but the Government is looking…

Bryce Edwards Bryce Edwards

Political roundup: Is the media biased?

Too rightwing, too leftwing, too white, too male…

Claire Trevett Claire Trevett

The making of Amy Adams?

Amy Adams fits in with the "compassionate conservatism"…

David Leggat David Leggat

Goodbye, Africa ... hello Australia

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

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire

Manhire: To sleep, perchance to dream

Notorious hacker Lambshank has been at it again, leaking…

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