Politics

5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
Jenée Tibshraeny's take on the revelation Treasury and the RBNZ a year ago warned Robertson he may need to act to prevent money printing increasing inequality
5th Feb 21, 10:04pm
25th Jan 21, 8:30am
A recent opinion piece by the Herald’s John Roughan raises the question of how far society should go to bring right-wing extremists back into the fold of political acceptance. Chris Trotter offers an answer
A recent opinion piece by the Herald’s John Roughan raises the question of how far society should go to bring right-wing extremists back into the fold of political acceptance. Chris Trotter offers an answer
25th Jan 21, 8:30am
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
Govt to unveil demand-side housing response and 'high-level' decisions around the RMA in February, followed by supply-side measures at the May Budget
21st Jan 21, 4:08pm
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
Greens bite the bullet and call for house prices to fall; Govt announcements on housing expected as soon as Thursday
20th Jan 21, 8:45am
18th Jan 21, 9:13am
Economist Brian Easton says all nations have shadows; some acknowledge them. For others they shape their image in uncomfortable ways
Economist Brian Easton says all nations have shadows; some acknowledge them. For others they shape their image in uncomfortable ways
18th Jan 21, 9:13am
18th Jan 21, 8:43am
Chris Trotter says as anybody with the intestinal fortitude to brave the commentary threads of local news-sites, large and small, will attest: the number of Trump-supporting New Zealanders is really quite astounding
Chris Trotter says as anybody with the intestinal fortitude to brave the commentary threads of local news-sites, large and small, will attest: the number of Trump-supporting New Zealanders is really quite astounding
18th Jan 21, 8:43am
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
The 2020 Interesties featuring the National Party, Adrian Orr, Jacinda Ardern, Donald Trump, David Seymour, NZX, Ashley Bloomfield, David Clark, Daniel Andrews, COVID-19, Judith Collins & more
20th Dec 20, 6:02am
15th Dec 20, 11:47am
With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
With a debt-to-income ratio tool back on the table, Gareth Vaughan looks at the political and other challenges the RBNZ needs to overcome to be granted the financial stability tool
15th Dec 20, 11:47am
14th Dec 20, 9:42am
Chris Trotter reflects on the life of Professor James R. Flynn, and the pursuit of truth and justice
Chris Trotter reflects on the life of Professor James R. Flynn, and the pursuit of truth and justice
14th Dec 20, 9:42am
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
Economist Brian Easton looks at why this government will not be transformative and questions whether we want it to be
30th Nov 20, 11:58am
23rd Nov 20, 9:00am
Upsetting New Zealand’s most significant trading partner seems like a very silly thing to do. So, why, Chris Trotter asks, did Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta do it?
Upsetting New Zealand’s most significant trading partner seems like a very silly thing to do. So, why, Chris Trotter asks, did Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta do it?
23rd Nov 20, 9:00am
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
PM pleased the RBNZ is looking to reimpose stricter bank lending rules on investors than owner-occupiers, but won't go so far as to suggest what new LVR rules should look like
17th Nov 20, 6:34am
16th Nov 20, 9:56am
Chris Trotter argues Labour is no longer a tradition. Rather it has become a brand – and Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson are changing it
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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11th Nov 20, 12:53pm
National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
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National's new list: Bayly and Woodhouse shoot up the ranks to get top financial roles; Goldsmith and Brownlee demoted; Collins strikes balance between fresh faces and political experience
11th Nov 20, 12:53pm
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
Grant Robertson signals he wants banks to rein in their risky mortgage lending ASAP, saying the RBNZ's decision to consider re-imposing LVR restrictions in March is 'sensible'
11th Nov 20, 11:52am
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10th Nov 20, 12:57pm
National caucus elects medical doctor Shane Reti as Deputy Leader; Backs Judith Collins to remain Leader
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National caucus elects medical doctor Shane Reti as Deputy Leader; Backs Judith Collins to remain Leader
10th Nov 20, 12:57pm
7th Nov 20, 5:54am
Gareth Vaughan on why 'Mini Mike' should take Trump's debt off Deutsche Bank's hands, what happens if Trump tries to sue his way to victory, US states portrayed by photos, the chaotic unravelling of Jack Ma’s US$35 billion IPO and more
Gareth Vaughan on why 'Mini Mike' should take Trump's debt off Deutsche Bank's hands, what happens if Trump tries to sue his way to victory, US states portrayed by photos, the chaotic unravelling of Jack Ma’s US$35 billion IPO and more
7th Nov 20, 5:54am
6th Nov 20, 9:34am
Peter Dunne reflects on the ongoing US presidential election and the uncertainties ahead
Peter Dunne reflects on the ongoing US presidential election and the uncertainties ahead
6th Nov 20, 9:34am
5th Nov 20, 10:02am
DC Report's Terry Schwadron reflects on Trump and Biden duking it out over a hopelessly divided nation, saying the election results tell us little about what direction Americans want for their country
DC Report's Terry Schwadron reflects on Trump and Biden duking it out over a hopelessly divided nation, saying the election results tell us little about what direction Americans want for their country
5th Nov 20, 10:02am
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4th Nov 20, 1:07pm
LIVE: US Election results as they come in. America on tenterhooks. Biden now appears close to victory - but the Trump campaign is signalling all sorts of legal challenges
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LIVE: US Election results as they come in. America on tenterhooks. Biden now appears close to victory - but the Trump campaign is signalling all sorts of legal challenges
4th Nov 20, 1:07pm
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
A closer look at how Jacinda Ardern has divvied up the government's roles and responsibilities
3rd Nov 20, 7:27pm
2nd Nov 20, 5:17pm
Grant Robertson says he has brought forward a scheduled meeting with Adrian Orr ahead of the RBNZ releasing its Monetary Policy Statement
Grant Robertson says he has brought forward a scheduled meeting with Adrian Orr ahead of the RBNZ releasing its Monetary Policy Statement
2nd Nov 20, 5:17pm
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2nd Nov 20, 1:27pm
Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
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Ministerial portfolios unveiled: Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister, Andrew Little Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins Minister for Covid-19 Response, Ayesha Verrall brought into Cabinet as Associate Health Minister, Phil Twyford out of Cabinet
2nd Nov 20, 1:27pm

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