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Rumours of a prime-ministerial resignation may be intended to head-off something considerably more dramatic on the policy front, Chris Trotter suggests
22nd Mar 21, 7:28am
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Rumours of a prime-ministerial resignation may be intended to head-off something considerably more dramatic on the policy front, Chris Trotter suggests
Whether it be defeating the fascist disease, or eliminating the Coronavirus, history teaches us that not all capitalists are bad, Chris Trotter says
8th Mar 21, 10:11am
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Whether it be defeating the fascist disease, or eliminating the Coronavirus, history teaches us that not all capitalists are bad, Chris Trotter says
Economist Brian Easton says the nation-state continues to thrive despite the pressures of globalisation and social diversity
31st Aug 20, 9:49am
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Economist Brian Easton says the nation-state continues to thrive despite the pressures of globalisation and social diversity
Economist Brian Easton says muddled thinking about how the government functions – or even what the government is – confuses public understandings of what is going on
24th Aug 20, 8:43am
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Economist Brian Easton says muddled thinking about how the government functions – or even what the government is – confuses public understandings of what is going on
Chris Trotter looks at what happens when 'light-handed regulation' turns out to mean 'no regulation at all'
22nd Jun 20, 9:44am
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Chris Trotter looks at what happens when 'light-handed regulation' turns out to mean 'no regulation at all'
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
Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
21st Jun 19, 10:12am
by Guest
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Tony Burton argues public service chief executives are now more interested in making their mark than providing government ministers with decent advice, which is having disastrous consequences
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
by Guest
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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
Peter Dunne argues the Wellington bureaucracy will be a good gauge of whether the Government is likely to be re-elected next year
10th Mar 19, 6:02am
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Peter Dunne argues the Wellington bureaucracy will be a good gauge of whether the Government is likely to be re-elected next year
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
18th Sep 18, 2:25pm
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Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
Cabinet names Carolyn Tremain as new CEO of MBIE, where she'll run one of NZ’s biggest Government departments & oversee a budget of more than $8 billion 
14th Aug 18, 11:37am
by Jason Walls
Cabinet names Carolyn Tremain as new CEO of MBIE, where she'll run one of NZ’s biggest Government departments & oversee a budget of more than $8 billion 
The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson & Sam Warburton probe a key area of spending and oversight within New Zealand's transport authorities
21st Nov 17, 11:53am
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The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson & Sam Warburton probe a key area of spending and oversight within New Zealand's transport authorities
The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya asks: How much more dismal will private investment be if New Zealand begins to subject its own residents to the onerous requirements of the overseas investment legislation?
11th Apr 16, 9:37am
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The NZ Initiative's Khyaati Acharya asks: How much more dismal will private investment be if New Zealand begins to subject its own residents to the onerous requirements of the overseas investment legislation?
Nirmal Nair on a university challenge, free tertiary education in Germany, the story of 3D printing, global energy snapshot, electricity blackouts, Dilbert & more
13th Feb 15, 12:07pm
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Nirmal Nair on a university challenge, free tertiary education in Germany, the story of 3D printing, global energy snapshot, electricity blackouts, Dilbert & more