Opinion

23 Jan 17, 2:01pm
ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
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23 Jan 17, 1:13pm
Roger J Kerr outlines the potential risks that could disrupt the good times the New Zealand economy is currently enjoying
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20 Jan 17, 11:27am
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party says we must protect and enhance our natural environment both because we love it, and because it makes good business sense 
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20 Jan 17, 10:21am
Gareth Vaughan on combating & lampooning Trump, Wettergate & the liberal legion, China & Trump, the Trump News Network, UK landlords swapping houses for shops & more
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19 Jan 17, 11:58am
Matthew Paetz, Auckland planning manager of The Property Group, calls for a US-style solution to Auckland's housing woes
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16 Jan 17, 1:00pm
Roger J Kerr looks at the three key things that will determine how far and how fast interest rates increase this year, including the revelation of the real inflation picture
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15 Jan 17, 7:44am
Maciej Kisilowski shows how disruption came to politics through an illiberal coalition of the working class and social reactionaries, in some places more viable than the social progressives
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11 Jan 17, 4:29pm
EQC's 'unaccountable actions' see Christchurch woman 'wrongly' accused of fraud and left uninsurable, says Andrew Hooker
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10 Jan 17, 2:23pm
David Chaston explores how migrants and older workers are keeping NZ Super sustainable
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8 Jan 17, 10:18am
Social investment is the new Prime Minister’s signature policy and represents an internationally unique way of thinking about, designing and implementing social policy, says NZIER
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6 Jan 17, 10:46am
Steven Pinker on the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Matter doesn’t spontaneously arrange itself. What needs to be explained is order, not disorder
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4 Jan 17, 8:44am
Adan Alter says attention needs not only to be focused on the pattern of data, but how much data you have as well
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28 Dec 16, 9:31am
Terry Baucher reviews how the tax authorities have started to move against tax base erosion and profit shifting by multinationals
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23 Dec 16, 5:02am
The 2016 Interesties featuring John Key, Donald Trump, Graeme Wheeler, 'maniping,' Metiria Turei, Tony Alexander, Nathan Penny, Nelson's stock exchange, Andrew Little, Chloe Swarbrick, David Hisco, bad hair & a dictator
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22 Dec 16, 5:02am
The new Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister is once again outside Cabinet. Does this mean National doesn't take oversight of our savings & improving the lot of SMEs seriously?
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20 Dec 16, 3:46pm
Despite much noise from the Government, its efforts to ramp up Auckland housing supply appear to be flagging; David Hargreaves crunches some numbers
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19 Dec 16, 3:38pm
Kerry McDonald says exporters are losing 10-40% of the value from their exports because of an over-valued currency. He suggests shifting from using banks to convert US$ to NZ$ to using fintech and blockchain instead
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19 Dec 16, 1:10pm
Roger J Kerr thinks the interest rate horse has already bolted
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19 Dec 16, 12:10pm
Bill English's cute tactic of removing one of the country's perceived biggest problems from the list of ministerial names may come back to bite
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19 Dec 16, 10:50am
NZ Initiative's Eric Crampton says Steven Joyce's reputation for firm control over his Ministry may do some good in his new role as Finance Minister
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