Columns

Gordon Campbell on New Zealand (again) in other peoples wars

16 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on New Zealand getting involved (again) in other peoples wars Apparently, the Key government is still pondering how New Zealand will contribute to the fight against Islamic State. Long may... more

Gordon Campbell: child poverty and Shearer’s latest outburst

15 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The politicisation of (a) the public service and (b) the operations of the Official Information Act have been highlighted by the policy advice package on child poverty that RNZ’s resolute political editor... more

Gordon Campbell on John Key’s posturing about Islamic State

10 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
One of the main achievements of the Clark government was that it kept New Zealand out of overt involvement in the 2003 Iraq invasion. It also kept our Afghanistan role within the direct UN mandate. By doing so,... more

New Zealand government prepares to join US war in Middle Eas

8 Oct 2014 Column
Article - World Socialist Web Site   New Zealand government prepares to join US war in Middle East By Tom Peters7 October 2014  http... more

Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s response to Kiwi jihadis

8 Oct 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on New Zealand’s response to Kiwi jihadis When Parliament resumes on October 20, Prime Minister John Key will reportedly be making a major speech more

Gordon Campbell on John Key avoiding being held accountable

7 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
Gordon Campbell on John Key avoiding being held accountable for the SIS and GCSB Will the management split on security and intelligence issues that Prime Minister John Key announced yesterday serve to enhance or... more

Gordon Campbell on Lyttleton executive pay, and more TPP

3 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on the Lyttleton executive pay scandal, and more TPP problems It isn’t often that one story can encapsulate (a) the bogus rhetoric used to justify sky-high pay packages for top... more

Gordon Campbell on the last rites for the TPP

1 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality. To date, the Greens have... more

Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour

30 Sep 2014 Column
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour With the election won, it's time to find jobs for the boy. David Seymour is the Act Party’s latest scrounger to be... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Purr-fect Queen

26 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Purr-fect Queen British Prime Minister David Cameron has [unwittingly] revealed that the Queen "purred" when he rang her with the news that Scotland would... more

Gordon Campbell on the case for using air power against IS

26 Sep 2014 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the case for using air power against the Islamic State There is an Alice Through the Looking Glass quality to the current response to the Islamic State. Everything... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Where did it all go wrong...

24 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Where did it all go wrong...   <... more

Gordon Campbell on Cunliffe’s Last Stand

24 Sep 2014 Column By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Cunliffe’s Last Stand Right now, embattled Labour leader David Cunliffe has three options. None of them are particularly attractive for him personally, or for the Labour Party.... more

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slaughterhouse Blues

22 Sep 2014 Opinion
Opinion - Martin Doyle   Martin Doyle Cartoon: Slaughterhouse Blues   Cl... more

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s very bad year

22 Sep 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on Labour’s very bad year While Labour leader David Cunliffe still appears to be in denial about the extent of Saturday night’s debacle, there was hardly a single redeeming... more

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News

NZ Labour Party Names Review Team

19 Oct 2014 Politics
New Zealand Labour Party Labour Names Review Team Labour’s New Zealand Council has appointed Bryan Gould as Convenor of its ... more

The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

18 Oct 2014 News
The Nation Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag Lisa Owen: Welcome... more

Business

Visiting Harvard Prof Bloom urges NZ to raise retirement age

17 Oct 2014 Business News By Suze Metherell
Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to lift its retirement age and take advantage of an adaptable workforce before it gets... more

Danone says court delay would cause injustice

15 Oct 2014 Business News By Tina Morrison
  Danone says court delay would cause injustice if Fonterra arbitration fails Oct. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Danone Asia Pacific... more

Living

WW100 - why did NZ fight? Was it for democracy or empire?

20 Oct 2014 ANZAC By Charlotte Everett
On Thursday 16 October, the NZ-UK Link Foundation held their Inaugural Annual Lecture at the University of London’s Senate... more

A major win for organic New Zealand wine in the European Union

16 Oct 2014 Food & Wine
New Zealand’s organic wine industry has scored a major export victory with the announcement that the European Commission... more

Property

Reform of RMA critical to reforming housing affordability

15 Oct 2014 Property
The Resource Management Act needs to explicitly recognise the importance of New Zealanders’ access to more affordable housing... more

National Property Market Analysis

15 Oct 2014 Property
Auckland and Christchurch have recovered from the winter lull that is traditional in real estate, with written sales up and average... more

Migration

Migrants filliing employment gaps

22 Oct 2014 Migration
A stream of migrants has helped plug some of the gaps in New Zealand's steady employment growth. New data reveals migration numbers... more

UK Government: Indefinite Leave to Remain made simple

30 Sep 2014 Migration
There are thousands of expats living in the UK who are aiming for permanent residency status and, eventually, a British passport. But... more

Travel

NZ guest nights flat in August as foreign stays taper off

10 Oct 2014 Travel & Tourism By Paul McBeth
  By Paul McBeth Oct. 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand guest nights were largely flat in August from a month earlier as a gain... more

Business tourism industry applauds Key's vision

6 Oct 2014 NZ Tourism
Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) is welcoming news that Prime Minister John Key is to retain his Tourism portfolio... more

Sport

Henare makes it three-in-a-row at Gisborne

19 Oct 2014 Sport
New Master Woolhandler Joel Henare continued an unbeaten start to the new shearing sports season with a triumphant homecoming in ... more

Te Iwi Kiwi jersey captures Pacific roots

17 Oct 2014 Rugby League
When the NZ Kiwis run onto Whangarei’s Toll Stadium for their Four Nations clash with Toa Samoa on November 1, they will pay ... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on New Zealand (again) in other peoples wars

16 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
  Gordon Campbell on New Zealand getting involved (again) in other peoples wars Apparently, the Key government is still... more

Gordon Campbell: child poverty and Shearer’s latest outburst

15 Oct 2014 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
The politicisation of (a) the public service and (b) the operations of the Official Information Act have been highlighted by the ... more

Kiwi Success

Corban honoured by Institute of Directors

17 Oct 2014 Appointments
Institute Of Directors Local businessman Brian Corban was made a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Directors yesterday, in a... more

Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions

13 Oct 2014 Appointments
Article - BusinessDesk   Kiwi Income Property reshuffles executive positions By Suze Metherell Oct. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi... more

Recruitment

Ngati Awa Cast Net Wide In Search For Commercial Leaders

9 Oct 2014 Recruitment
Te Runanga o Ngati Awa is widening its scope in the hunt for directors for the Whakatane based iwi authority’s commercial arm... more

NZ's top pay packet revealed: $4.1m

30 Sep 2014 Recruitment
With a total pay package worth $4.1 million, ANZ New Zealand's David Hisco is the top-paid boss in the Business Herald's executive pay... more