Awkward questions from the last crisis managers
Former National Finance Ministers Steven Joyce and Bill English question the severity of the Covid-19 lockdown and ask whether the Government has an exit strategy. Andrew Patterson reports.
Global trade: reckoning or reimagining?
The pandemic has exposed the fragility of the links in some supply chains - but they aren’t beyond repair.
Lockdowns spark bad faith backlash
Lockdowns around the globe - and the correlating sink in economic productivity - have sparked a bad faith backlash founded on old numbers, bunk science and outright distortions of fact.
Democracy on hold
NZ has put being a long established and respected Parliamentary democracy on hold to become a virtual Police state
More Covid-19 testing needed, Ardern says
Health officials loosen the coronavirus test criteria, as the Prime Minister calls for a significant increase.
Covid-19 definition may be broadened
The Government is set to expand testing criteria for coronavirus, with concerns possible cases are being turned away.
Govt launches price-gouging tipline
New email address for complaints about excessive supermarket prices.
Facebook hires AAP for NZ fact-checking
In the lead-up to the general election, Facebook has launched a fact-checking service for NZ and the Pacific.
State of Emergency: PM’s full speech
A state of national emergency has been declared in NZ. Here is Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s full statement.