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Helen Clark

Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
23rd Aug 21, 7:34am
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Thanks to Cullen’s clever alchemy, the base metals of neoliberalism could be transmuted into the glittering gold of 'modernisation'; and the grim squares of betrayal transformed into happy circles of fulfilment, Chris Trotter says
Helen Clark, et al. show why 2021 can be a turning point toward a healthier, greener, safer and fairer world
10th Jun 21, 11:53am
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Helen Clark, et al. show why 2021 can be a turning point toward a healthier, greener, safer and fairer world
David Chaston points out that the new 39% income tax rate won't work as intended. It will just re-incentivise the housing distortion, sad because the real answer has been in plain sight for a decade
5th Jan 21, 3:29pm
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David Chaston points out that the new 39% income tax rate won't work as intended. It will just re-incentivise the housing distortion, sad because the real answer has been in plain sight for a decade
Chris Trotter argues Labour is no longer a tradition. Rather it has become a brand – and Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are changing it
16th Nov 20, 9:56am
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Chris Trotter argues Labour is no longer a tradition. Rather it has become a brand – and Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are changing it
If National is to make it back to power, then it will have to re-learn how to organise and inspire the public’s political imagination, says Chris Trotter
26th Oct 20, 9:00am
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If National is to make it back to power, then it will have to re-learn how to organise and inspire the public’s political imagination, says Chris Trotter
More than 40 years after he arrived in parliament, Winston Peters is facing, barring a miracle, the end of the line. Danyl Mclauchlan traces the life & times of one of the most compelling and enduring characters in NZ political history
11th Oct 20, 6:02am
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More than 40 years after he arrived in parliament, Winston Peters is facing, barring a miracle, the end of the line. Danyl Mclauchlan traces the life & times of one of the most compelling and enduring characters in NZ political history
Chris Trotter delves into the demands for a Covid-19 exit strategy and points to four fundamental operating principles to serve as a guide for 'Covexiters'
6th Jul 20, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter delves into the demands for a Covid-19 exit strategy and points to four fundamental operating principles to serve as a guide for 'Covexiters'
Helen Clark, Peter Gluckman and Rob Fyfe issue a conversation paper looking at how and when New Zealand could step up its re-engagement with the rest of the world
3rd Jul 20, 10:02am
by Guest
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Helen Clark, Peter Gluckman and Rob Fyfe issue a conversation paper looking at how and when New Zealand could step up its re-engagement with the rest of the world
Holly Walker of The Helen Clark Foundation with a Top 5 on urban road safety. 'Mum, when can I walk to school by myself?'
20th Mar 20, 4:04pm
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Holly Walker of The Helen Clark Foundation with a Top 5 on urban road safety. 'Mum, when can I walk to school by myself?'
Chris Trotter looks back at the political career of Mike Moore, New Zealand's 34th Prime Minister
3rd Feb 20, 7:30am
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Chris Trotter looks back at the political career of Mike Moore, New Zealand's 34th Prime Minister
Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
2nd Dec 19, 8:00am
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Chris Trotter argues Jacinda Ardern's 'year of delivery' was naivety of a very particular kind and 'transformational government' requires an unflinching exercise of political mastery over her civil service advisers
Chris Trotter argues that although democratic socialism is Labour’s official ideology, New Zealand politics lacks traditional left-wing champions like Bernie Sanders & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
21st Oct 19, 9:49am
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Chris Trotter argues that although democratic socialism is Labour’s official ideology, New Zealand politics lacks traditional left-wing champions like Bernie Sanders & Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
27th Sep 19, 10:00am
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The Opportunities Party's Geoff Simmons on population, productivity, planting trees, parking & micro-mobility and prohibition
The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
31st May 19, 10:00am
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The Helen Clark Foundation's Kathy Errington on the Budget, bureaucracy & IT, paid & unpaid care, freedom from violence, the Budget & women dominated professions, plus time use surveys
Regulating online hate speech and violence in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks; What does the law say and what more can be done?
18th Mar 19, 4:02pm
Regulating online hate speech and violence in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks; What does the law say and what more can be done?
Because honest emissions cuts are staggeringly hard to make, achieving carbon neutrality anytime soon is an empty ambition. But countries continue to make big promises and massage their numbers to give a false sense of progress
6th Mar 19, 1:51pm
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Because honest emissions cuts are staggeringly hard to make, achieving carbon neutrality anytime soon is an empty ambition. But countries continue to make big promises and massage their numbers to give a false sense of progress
Chris Trotter questions whether PM Jacinda Ardern is really running the Government or is merely its figurehead
17th Dec 18, 7:47am
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Chris Trotter questions whether PM Jacinda Ardern is really running the Government or is merely its figurehead
Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
21st Sep 18, 9:34am
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Peter Dunne says Jacinda Ardern's apparent unwillingness to ruffle coalition feathers is starting to work against her, suggests she takes a leaf out of Helen Clark's playbook
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
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Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
Ex-Labour PM Mike Moore tells RNZ he hopes to live long enough to see another Labour govt, but worries the party's 'not seen to be on the side of those who are strivers'
20th May 17, 2:14pm
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Ex-Labour PM Mike Moore tells RNZ he hopes to live long enough to see another Labour govt, but worries the party's 'not seen to be on the side of those who are strivers'
Helen Clark talks to RNZ's Guyon Espiner about her nine years as PM as her govt moved to draw a line under Rogernomics, unleash new social reforms and rethink NZ's place in the world
5th May 17, 10:19am
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Helen Clark talks to RNZ's Guyon Espiner about her nine years as PM as her govt moved to draw a line under Rogernomics, unleash new social reforms and rethink NZ's place in the world
Prime Minister John Key steps down
5th Dec 16, 12:58pm
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Prime Minister John Key steps down
NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka argues that New Zealand’s Interest-Free Student Loan scheme is a bribe that hurts the poor
10th Oct 16, 8:50am
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NZ Initiative's Martine Udahemuka argues that New Zealand’s Interest-Free Student Loan scheme is a bribe that hurts the poor
Ron Pol compares one part of NZ's foreign trusts regime to a criminal getaway car manufacturing industry and asks whether the PM will take action or double-down on offshore trusts
8th May 16, 9:37pm
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Ron Pol compares one part of NZ's foreign trusts regime to a criminal getaway car manufacturing industry and asks whether the PM will take action or double-down on offshore trusts
Opinion: John Pagani looks at some lessons for New Zealand from former UK PM Tony Blair
29th Jul 11, 4:00pm
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Opinion: John Pagani looks at some lessons for New Zealand from former UK PM Tony Blair