Opinion

25 Aug 17, 10:02am
Mieke Welvaert of Infometrics on the Top 10 things to know about migration
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25 Aug 17, 9:38am
Alan Johnson says we must acknowledge that the value of state, or publicly-owned, housing is so much more than its balance sheet worth, and significant efforts must be put into increasing our publicly funded housing stock
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25 Aug 17, 8:02am
The Election tax debate has entered silly territory, Alex Tarrant writes; Labour's exclusion of family homes and income tax change aversion isn't fit for a party wishing to fairly tax assets, wealth and income; Joyce's scaremongering is also OTT
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24 Aug 17, 8:19am
There needs to be an enduring solution found to the issue of ramping up - and indeed down - house building activity so that we are building the right numbers of houses for the market
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24 Aug 17, 7:41am
Jess Berentson-Shaw says building a large not-for-profit rental sector would rebuild NZ's foundations and realise a vision where homes are at the heart of our wellbeing
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23 Aug 17, 10:27am
Gareth Vaughan suggests Kiwibank's new CEO ought to be an external appointment to bring a fresh approach to the state owned bank
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23 Aug 17, 8:24am
Brian Fallow takes a look at what policies Winston Peters might want enacted in return for propping up a National or Labour led government, - and what they may cost
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23 Aug 17, 5:02am
With the NZ economy at a tipping point, John Tookey probes whether laissez-faire ideology or pragmatic intervention will win the housing affordability debate
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22 Aug 17, 10:44am
TOP's Geoff Simmons & Andrew Courtney on why we need to bite the bullet and include the family home in an equity tax
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22 Aug 17, 9:28am
University of Otago public health professor Philippa Howden-Chapman says we need an informed consensus about what good quality housing looks like in New Zealand and how we can be sure it is well built and maintained
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21 Aug 17, 12:08pm
The PSA argues it's time for a bold reimagining of how we organise, plan and deliver housing in New Zealand
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21 Aug 17, 7:39am
Ardern seeks to keep Shaw's bunch under her Green thumb, turns attention to the centre; English focuses on 'solid' policies of building roads and hospitals to attract deep-down Nats; TOP's Morgan continues Winston infatuation
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20 Aug 17, 6:02am
NZ's political fishing season begins: Labour casts for the urban middle class, English baits soft Nats off Winston and the Maori Party's out on a lake they should own
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19 Aug 17, 6:02am
David Chaston probes how much realised capital gain is being made by landlords and by owner-occupiers, and how much windfall flows to them from their tax-free status
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18 Aug 17, 10:02am
Martien Lubberink on lessons learnt 10 years after the GFC, the RBNZ's capital review & peace breaking out between the RBNZ & Kiwibank
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17 Aug 17, 12:52pm
The NZ Initiative's Amy Thomasson says good governance spawns good regulators
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17 Aug 17, 12:17pm
TOP's Geoff Simmons argues National & Labour are out to lunch when it comes to addressing the housing crisis and says TOP has the answers
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16 Aug 17, 4:15pm
It's all very well talking about removing loan to value lending limits, but we need to hear what the Government would do if house prices started to rise quickly again
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16 Aug 17, 11:16am
Lawyer concerned insurers' archaic practice of good faith risks seeing society take a backwards step when it comes to mental health awareness 
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16 Aug 17, 9:56am
Allan Barber sees debt, environmental restraints, land use regulation, and market forces all moving to make growth in our dairy herd unlikely in the future
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