Foreign buyers ban relaxed
Foreign buyers will still be able to buy homes in NZ, if recommendations by the Finance and Expenditure select committee are adopted.
District health boards prepare for strikes
Nurses and teachers are pushing the Government for massive pay increases, but it is rejecting their claims on the grounds of being fiscally responsible, for now.
What an attack on journalism feels like
Nicky Hager describes how Police targeted his daughter’s mobile number and even his Trade Me purchases of tadpoles in their hunt for the sources behind Dirty Politics.
EU Trade Commissioner makes case for NZ deal
Ahead of her NZ visit, Cecilia Malmström talks benefits of an FTA - where we may butt heads - and Trump’s anti-trade stance.
Unravelling National’s hunt for relevance
Peter Dunne analyses how National might handle soon-to-be-PM Winston Peters.
Yesterdaze: another leaky building crisis
When a Minister isn’t a Minister and Auckland Council’s leaky building crisis - James Elliott looks at the news of the week.
Visa price hike plans revealed
The price of work visas may increase by 54 percent, as the Government tackles strains on our infrastructure and immigration system.
Hat-switching a worrying sign
Labour hated John Key’s hat-switching to duck responsibility, but now they’re in Government they’re enjoying sartorial flexibility, writes Sam Sachdeva.