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  • 17 Feb, 2017 5:00am
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COMMENT: It is a curious fact that neither of the two parties that dominated the first byelection of this term of government are taking part at all in the last., writes Toby Manhire.
  • 3 Feb, 2017 5:00am
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With September 23 inked into the calendar, Bill English unleashed yesterday his first big State of the Nation address as prime minister, writes Toby Manhire.
  • 20 Jan, 2017 5:00am
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You might at first be alarmed by this exhibition of intolerance, fearing that a Trumpesque streak is alive and well even in this distant paradise, writes Toby Manhire.
  • 16 Dec, 2016 5:00am
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Top of everyone's mind, needless to say, is the wish to pop something under the trees of New Zealand's public figures. But what?
  • 9 Dec, 2016 5:00am
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My hackster informant Lambshank has wetsuited up and plunged into the hard drives of the pretenders, thieving digital files containing draft speeches.
  • 11 Nov, 2016 5:30am
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More than 24 hours have now passed since Donald Trump delivered his first triumphant speech as President-elect, and, hey, the sky