Columns

Gordon Campbell on NZ’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship

16 May 2016 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship Thanks to Sacha Baron Cohen, Kazakhstan will always seem like a bit of a jokey, ramshackle kind of... more

Gordon Campbell on the future of conservatism

12 May 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
    For years, observers have noted the contrast between Prime Minister John Key’s ordinary Kiwi bloke persona, and the patrician prat more commonly seen in Parliament. This week though, the prat... more

Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory

28 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Trump and the Madman Theory Years ago, Richard Nixon explained to his chief adviser Bob Haldeman what has since become known as the “Madman Theory” of foreign po... more

Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox

27 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on Kiwirail’s latest stint in the dogbox The denigration of Kiwirail continues. The latest review (based on a 2014 assessment) of the options facing the company have enabled Kiwirail to be... more

Gordon Campbell on banning a leading Iranian film-maker

18 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the banning of a leading Iranian film-maker For the past fortnight, New Zealand has been obsessing on the reputational risk to this country of being seen as a tax haven – despite... more

Gordon Campbell on political rhetoric, and the Dark Triad

15 Apr 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on political rhetoric, and the Dark Triad Unfortunately, the systematic use of tax avoidance strategies – by corporates and by wealthy individuals – is not occurring in a... more

Campbell on where Hillary Clinton may be worse than Trump

24 Mar 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Anyone with misgivings about Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions had them confirmed in spades by Clinton’s appalling speech this week on the Israel/Palestine conflict. In one stroke, Clinton ... more

Gordon Campbell on Pharmac’s unequal battle over Keytruda

3 Mar 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Pharmac’s unequal battle over the funding of Keytruda Sad to say, but the Key government has never showed much stomach for saying ‘No’ to corporate lobbyists from the ... more

Gordon Campbell on the bogus Syrian peace deal, and Scalia

15 Feb 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the bogus Syrian peace deal, and Judge Antonin Scalia The good thing about the Syrian peace deal announced on Friday is that it might create a small space for humanitarian relief, but…... more

Gordon Campbell on Paula Bennett’s fantasy politics and Iran's election

22 Jan 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the sort of leadership where real solutions are proposed, funded and enacted. Social... more

Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision

24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification – Kim Dotcom has already lodged an appeal against yesterday’s District... more

Gordon Campbell on the rejection of a Pakistani polio worker

23 Dec 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the rejection of a Pakistani polio worker’s claim to asylum Too bad that the New Zealand Immigration and Protection (hah!) Tribunal don’t know how to use Google. If they did,... more

Gordon Campbell on the view from Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo

3 Dec 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on the view from Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo Sorry for being out of radio contact overseas for much of this week, even as the Cunliffe/Mahuta duo were being deep-sixed by that feisty Labour leader... more

Gordon Campbell on why IS’s weakness makes it more dangerous

20 Nov 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on why Islamic State’s growing weakness makes it more dangerous One of the great things about writing online is that if you have a bad morning, readers will pick up on it, and take you to... more

Gordon Campbell on Islam and the Paris attacks

17 Nov 2015 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
According to polls, a third of Republican voters in Iowa want Islam to be criminalized. Unfortunately, the cornfields of middle America aren’t the only place that ‘Islam’ is being blamed fo... more

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News

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

16 May 2016 News
Asia New Zealand Foundation Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei... more

Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards

16 May 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Louise Upston Minister for Women 15 May 2016 Highest ever percentage of women on state sector boards New... more

Business

NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes

17 May 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Tuesday 17 May 2016 05:10 PM NZ dollar tumbles vs Aussie after RBA minutes, extends slide on inflation outlook May 17 ... more

Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ

17 May 2016 Business News
HP New Zealand Media Alert Emirates Team New Zealand partners with HP NZ to drive performance in 35th America’s Cup Auckland, ... more

Living

Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community

16 May 2016 Lifestyle
Crossing The Bridge Exhibition to Showcase Ashburton’s Migrant Community 16 May 2016 A photography and film exhibition... more

Hunt for the Wilderpeople Takes Top Spot at the Box Office

16 May 2016 Entertainment
Taika Waititi’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople has cemented its place in the record books overtaking the 2010 Kiwi classic BOY... more

Property

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi Property Group, the country's biggest listed property investor by market value,... more

Record annual profit for Kiwi Property

16 May 2016 Property
Portfolio gain, rental income growth delivers record annual profit for Kiwi Property By Jonathan Underhill May 16 (BusinessDesk) -... more

Migration

Kiwis could be affected by tighter UK rules

30 Mar 2016 Migration By Audrey Young
British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair is defending changes to skilled migrant rules for Britain but suggests they won't affect... more

Immigrants' attitudes to corruption worries SFO

17 Feb 2016 Migration By Sophie Boot
Feb. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's record inbound migration has undermined the country's squeaky-clean reputation because of an... more

Travel

Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Monday 16 May 2016 12:20 PM Jucy plans to expand pod-style hotel chain to Australia in 2017 By Fiona... more

Budget 2016: Cycle trail funding boosts regions

16 May 2016 NZ Tourism
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 15 May 2016 Media Statement Budget 2016: Cycle trail... more

Sport

New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine

16 May 2016 Sport
Kids' Lit Quiz New Zealand’s ‘other’ national sport has its time to shine Monday, May 16 2016: There’s no... more

Panthers match huge success for Christchurch

16 May 2016 Rugby League
Chambers PR Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors May 15, 2016 Panthers match huge success for Christchurch The sold-out Penrith Panthers... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on NZ’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship

16 May 2016 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s support for the Kazakh dictatorship Thanks to Sacha Baron... more

Gordon Campbell on the future of conservatism

12 May 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
    For years, observers have noted the contrast between Prime Minister John Key’s ordinary Kiwi bloke persona, and... more

Kiwi Success

New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s Board

12 May 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Anne Tolley Minister for Social Development 12 May 2016 New appointments to Vulnerable Children’s... more

University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy

28 Apr 2016 Appointments
University of Otago University of Otago appoints next Dean of Pharmacy A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the... more

Recruitment

Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL extended

10 Mar 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Michael Woodhouse Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety 10 March 2016 Zero-hour contracts gone, PPL... more

Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions

28 Feb 2016 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Scheme helping to staff hard to fill positions Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme... more