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Comment: Commentators across the Tasman seem to hold a virulently nasty view of NZ PM.
Shane Jones has appointed himself guardian of the household freezer.
More than ever, it's important for us to continue to pay for the service of news.
Comment: Why are successive governments okay with NZ's low health spend?
The health system review panel's interim report suggests a big shake-up is on the way.
The 'ownership' of Whānau Ora is at stake.
Two years in, the policy is unchanged despite promises from both Labour and the Greens.
A&E reception area was busy, and a doctor short, But still all gave excellent service.
Comment: Seventy per cent of the world's fresh water is locked in the Antarctic ice.
COMMENT: Let's make 2020 the year proper climate action started, writes David Cormack.
Comment: Why has reform in the most neglected part of our environment stalled?
Cost-cutting exercise at a time of 'heightened global instability' criticised.
A US military transport plane slipped in and out of Auckland carrying a secret payload.
Has it been a "consultant's bonanza" or a "complete beat-up"?
National and Labour are both scrambling for transport votes but their policies are flawed.
COMMENT: Scott Morrison may secretly harbour same views on Ardern as Steve Price.
From Winston Peters, to Trevor Mallard, many MPs appeared to have had an active summer.
The First Bloke talks about the couple's attempted secret holiday.
Education bill set to revive questions around karakia in schools.
Che Wilson already has a view on whether the Māori Party should work with National again.
If NZ wants to "stay in the club" of Western allies they need to toe the line.
Comment: Jacinda Ardern is a god-tier for New Zealand's international reputation.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins says NZ is not ready for ban on religious instruction.
COMMENT: 'If enough citizens engage in it'. And this is the heart of the problem.
COMMENT: Why has Govt done so much less than promised? Simon Wilson's election challenge.
The Auckland mayor has disclosed his priorities for the Govt's $12b infrastructure fund.
Ahead of a critical year in politics, Chloe Swarbrick talks to Russell Brown.
COMMENT: The cost of our unfit defamation laws is not only borne by publishers.
The Government has yet to decide if it's going to pull troops out.
This idea has so many problems it is not likely to pass legislative scrutiny.
World powers don't care what climate change will do to people and all living things.
This is what you need to know as we move into an election year.
There'll be no equality for Māori until councillors can see beyond their own monoculture.
The verdicts are in on how New Zealand's politicians performed last year.
NZ 2010-2019: Quakes, hatred and a tragedy in the mine. But also, new life and new hope.
Guidelines for the health sector include a recommendation to reduce meat and dairy.
This has nothing to do with racism. Iwi spokesman Mair is possibly a bit too thin-skinned.
EDITORIAL: Kiwis will be asked whether to legalise cannabis and euthanasia.
COMMENT: There is no doubt that 2019 was a busy year for both Government and Opposition.
The 56 best podcasts to listen to this summer.
COMMENT: It hasn't done too much harm, but hasn't really achieved much either.
The Government has announced it has increased the proportion of EVs in the Crown fleet.
COMMENT: Steve Braunias looks back at the year in satire
The inside story of a community Facebook page threatened with defamation action.
The internet renegade continues to claim a former MP lied when giving evidence at trial.
Political reporter Jason Walls joins a number of different MPs on their exercise routines.
COMMENT: Auckland Central contest could be critical to outcome of the whole 2020 election.
What was happening behind the scenes for the three days after the mosque attacks?
The video record reveals yet another debate lacking in leadership and going off the rails.
Comment: The way in which we talk about politics is broken.
Editorial: National's support in opinion polls is holding up remarkably well.
COMMENT: One swift move removes the politics and leaves the market to do the lifting.
COMMENT: Steve Braunias croons his way through a new set of carols with a topical flavour.
This may be as good as it gets for Simon Bridges, writes Audrey Young.
David Seymour talks guns, euthanasia and Dancing with the Stars.
Taxpayers could be on the hook for $150m clean up costs if oil company is liquidated.
COMMENT: David Seymour deserves to be the politician of the year.
Editorial: Main parties promise big on major road upgrades.
Are Grant Robertson and colleagues giving enough of a helping hand to those in poverty?
Former staff allege bullying by managers at HDC but Commissioner says he's proud of work.