Craig Elliffe: Bright-line test for house sales lacks lustre
Craig Elliffe: Bright-line test for house sales lacks lustre

Craig Elliffe writes: The officials' paper indicates an exemption will apply when you inherit a property from a deceased estate or have transferred as part of the property settlement.

Len Brown: Budget milestone a kickstart

People are concerned about rates - I am too. But as a result of our budget work and the adoption of…

TV's best quotes: 'He's the white Kanye!'

Paul Casserly looks back at a month of television to bring you the best quotes from the gogglebox.

Change to driver policing has its merits

Nothing annoys generally well-behaved drivers quite so much as having the traffic rulebook thrown at…

Matt Heath: Silver screens and bad memories
Matt Heath: Silver screens and bad memories

Gone are the days kids have to wait around on the couch for their favourite TV shows to start. We live in a better world…

FMA boss favours civil action
FMA boss favours civil action

Hamish Fletcher says he FMA, after some law changes, now has the tools that allow it to proactively stamp out misleading…

Get Sorted: Playing like there's no tomorrow
Get Sorted: Playing like there's no tomorrow

Activities like masters-level sport increase our quality of life as we get older.

Wynne Gray: Precision, verve sealed deal for Highlanders
Wynne Gray: Precision, verve sealed deal for Highlanders

Attention to detail in the Gallipolli exhibition at Te Papa, is astounding. Droplets of sweat, blood-smeared puttees, the…


John Armstrong John Armstrong

This is the house that Bill built

The Finance Minister is fuelling claims that privatisation…

Brian Rudman Brian Rudman

Auckland, why hate public toilets?

Auckland Council's bean counters are trying to make…

Fran O'Sullivan Fran O'Sullivan

Affordable housing must be a priority

Mills Lane at the back of the Herald building has…

Brian Fallow Brian Fallow

Reserve Bank's loan limits under attack

Advice released under the Official Information Act…


Chris Rattue Chris Rattue

Dixon is just what the ABs need

Hey mum, I want an Elliot Dixon doll for Christmas…

Liam Dann Liam Dann

Greek exit: What it means

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

Dana Johannsen Dana Johannsen

Ferns coach forced to take a punt

"I felt if we didn't take a slightly riskier approach…

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…


John Drinnan John Drinnan

NZ programme making profits fly overseas

Foreign firms are believed to get more than half the…

Toby Manhire Toby Manhire

Lamingtons are ka pai, kereru pie isn't

In the most recent Roy Morgan poll, the National Party…

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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