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Richard Prebble: Making a trade deal with India - the time to start is now
Opinion: It's obvious that trade with India is the way to reduce our dependence on China.
Richard Prebble: Labour’s landmines mean it’s in with a chance in 2026
OPINION: Chris Hipkins must fancy his chances of winning the next election.
Richard Prebble: Why Luxon should let Act take the tough jobs - and catch the flak
OPINION: Luxon needs a coalition capable of solving the problems we face.
Richard Prebble: After the election - another election
OPINION: A likely outcome of the election is another election.
Richard Prebble: Could Labour's 2023 election hopes rest with Jacinda Ardern?
OPINION: Labour’s only hope is a cyber campaign targeting overseas voters.
Richard Prebble: It’s a National landslide in the electorates
OPINION: Chris Hipkins gave no reason to re-elect him in first leaders' debate.
Richard Prebble: Mass immigration isn’t working - we need to get more Kiwis into jobs
OPINION: We are economically going backwards and so too is our quality of life.
Richard Prebble: The real election issue - reward hard work, not freeloading
OPINION: IMF's growth projections are a warning for NZ.
Richard Prebble: Labour on track for their worst defeat - blame the non-voters
OPINION: We may see the lowest voter turnout since MMP.
Richard Prebble: National and Act should learn from Labour’s broken promises
OPINION: Ministers will regret they achieved so little in six years.
Richard Prebble: Labour a hapless whale to the sharks - and Hipkins is to blame
OPINION: The sharks are the Greens and NZ First, who are ripping voters off Labour.
Richard Prebble: Winston Peters and the politics of revenge
OPINION: Peters is getting his revenge on Labour by taking some of that party’s voters.
Richard Prebble: Cutting GST on food - a bad answer to the wrong question on tax
OPINION: I helped introduce GST - it's easy to collect and easy to pay.
Richard Prebble: Labour's in chaos - the latest portfolio shuffle proves it
Opinion: Kiri Allan has gone and she will take Labour with her.
Richard Prebble: Three strikes and Labour is out - another scandal will be fatal
OPINION: Luxon does not need to win the debates, just state the case for change.
Richard Prebble: Kiri Allan bullying claim - the other explanations in her favour
OPINION: Bully or just a hard-working minister?
Richard Prebble: Labour MPs scared of losing the best job they’ll ever have
OPINION: Polls suggest at least 22 Labour MPs are facing the end of their careers.
Richard Prebble: China trip is Chris Hipkins’ Mission: Impossible
OPINION: I cannot decide whether Nanaia Mahuta is talking drivel or is brilliant.
Richard Prebble: Feeling negative about the economy? You’re not the only one
OPINION: We have three of the four horsemen of the economic apocalypse.
Richard Prebble: Here’s how we can start closing the gap with Australia
OPINION: No party is campaigning to close the productivity gap. They should be.
Richard Prebble: Who’ll do all the work if the jobseekers won’t?
OPINION: We are well on our way to becoming a Saudi Arabia.
Richard Prebble: Hipkins vs Luxon - the voters’ choice is clear
OPINION: Politicians broadly fall into one of two categories.
Richard Prebble: The new Cold War in New Zealand’s Pacific patch
OPINION: Solomon Islands rivalry shows need to boost our Foreign Affairs effort.
Richard Prebble: Christopher Luxon has a problem looming with female voters
Brooke van Velden's campaign could win over female voters.
Richard Prebble: Why taxing ‘the rich’ will hurt us all
OPINION: Labour is using "the wealthy" as an enemy to help it win the election.
Richard Prebble: Why Luxon is one of Labour's biggest assets
OPINION: MPs who come from business usually take six years to adjust to politics.
Richard Prebble: Losing sleep over the chances of a credit rating downgrade
I had an “Holy cow” moment at 3.40am on Saturday.
Richard Prebble: Labour and Hipkins are running out of luck
OPINION: Government spending has boosted inflation, badly denting Labour's prospects.
Richard Prebble: Why are we sleep-walking into conflict with China?
This country should steer clear of the anti-China Aukus defence pact.
Richard Prebble: Improve education for the sake of our children - and our country
National's focus on schooling is driven by what matters, not by the polls.
Richard Prebble: Ardern, Hipkins and the coup that nobody voted for, or saw coming
OPINION: Labour's legal coup must have been the result of months of secret debate.
Richard Prebble: There are things much worse than profitable banks
OPINION: We do not need a banking inquiry, just stop subsidising the Aussie banks.
Richard Prebble: Cyclone response 'futile' if we build roads, bridges that wash away in next flood
OPINION: Government must decide what really matters, not try to pay for everything.
Richard Prebble: Solving the truancy crisis - we should have cameras in classrooms
The more days that children attend school, the more likely they are to succeed.
Richard Prebble: Govt must stand back and let locals guide cyclone recovery
Wellington-based Finance Minister is the wrong person to direct rebuilding effort.
Richard Prebble: The policy vacuum in Labour’s plan
Labour has dropped four major policies.
Richard Prebble: Chris Hipkins must capitalise on honeymoon bounce
Events overwhelm governments. New PM shouldn’t just wait for it to happen.
Richard Prebble: Hipkins should call a snap election or risk Labour being swept away
OPINION: if he waits until October Labour will be swept away.
Richard Prebble: Ardern has abandoned the team of five million
Opinion: After Ardern's bombshell, Labour could get wiped out.
Richard Prebble: Red tape is a toothache that needs extracting
Opinion: Monopoly Soviet-style health system has all the wrong incentives.
Richard Prebble: Luxon looks like a PM after shutting down MP’s abortion post
Top five columns of the year from Richard Prebble.
'The Reserve Bank is wrong': Richard Prebble’s predictions for 2023
'The Reserve Bank is probably wrong again. We may not have a recession in 2023' - Prebble.
Richard Prebble: Why 'lame duck' Labour is attacking Luxon
OPINION: Any future Government should be aware of unexploded bombs.
Richard Prebble: 'Gesture politics' - what the Govt is getting wrong on law and order
OPINION: From getting kids in school to faster justice - here's how to cut crime rate.
Richard Prebble: Luxon looks like a PM after shutting down MP's abortion post
OPINION: Luxon is right to be cautious of issuing too much policy.
Richard Prebble: Luxon hasn't got much time to make an impression
Has the National Caucus elected another John Key or another Todd Muller?
Richard Prebble: Labour singing from National song sheet
Labour fiddling as productivity burns.