Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at werewolf.co.nz more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably struggle to understand the scale of his achievement. At the time,... more

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

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News

UK New Zealander Stella Duffy awarded an OBE for services to the Arts

14 Jun 2016 Arts
Celebrated writer, theatremaker and Fun Palaces Co-Director Stella Duffy will receive... more

NZ gears up for the global space economy

14 Jun 2016 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven JoyceMinister for Economic Development 14 June 2016 NZ gears up for the global space economy The... more

Business

NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar

7 Jun 2016 Business News By Johnathan Underhill
Article - BusinessDesk NZ dollar drops vs. Australian dollar on lack of RBA rate cut By Jonathan Underhill June 7 (BusinessDesk) -... more

NZ wholesale trades shrinks for second quarter

7 Jun 2016 Business News By Paul McBeth
Article - BusinessDesk Tuesday 07 June 2016 11:15 AM NZ wholesale trades shrinks for second quarter as agri sector weighs on basic... more

Living

REVIEW: Modern Maori Quartet steals the hearts of Londoners

8 Jun 2016 Entertainment By Charlotte Everett
The Modern Maori Quartet won over the hearts of homesick Kiwis and new friends with their debut London show on June 3rd. Fresh from... more

NZ-themed Salisbury Festival now open

29 May 2016 Arts
The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, recently awarded silver for Best Tourism Event in South West Tourism Awards, is now... 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

More funding for the New Zealand Cycle Trail

3 Jun 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government   Rt Hon John Key Prime MinisterMinister of Tourism 3 June 2016 More funding for the New Zealand... more

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

Sport

Richie McCaw: 148

22 Jun 2016 Sport
Upstart Press   Richie McCaw: 148 148 tests 131 wins 110 times captain of the All Blacks 2 Rugby World Cup triumphs 12... more

Depleted Pulse bolster stocks for challenging road trip

23 Jun 2016 Netball
Netball Central June 23, 2016Depleted Pulse bolster stocks for challenging road trip Not for the first time this season, Central... more

Columns

Gordon Campbell on our refugee response, and a TPP rewrite

14 Jun 2016 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell   Gordon Campbell on our paltry refugee response and a brazen US rewrite of the TPP First published at... more

Gordon Campbell on Muhammad Ali

7 Jun 2016 Opinion By Gordon Campbell
As with Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali changed the times in which he lived so thoroughly that anyone coming along afterwards will probably... more

Kiwi Success

New Ambassador to Belgium named

23 Jun 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Murray McCully Minister of Foreign Affairs   23 June 2016 Media Statement New Ambassador to Belgium... more

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

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

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