A hands-off policy might avoid some problems, but it can
create others ... and it won't work if a spy agency goes
feral. It illustrated how keen John Key was to put plenty of
distance between him and the Government Communications
This was the week the emperor found himself with no clothes,
new or otherwise; this was the week John Key was revealed to
be human after all; this was the week his Government looked
Whether you think the water claim to the Waitangi Tribunal by
the New Zealand Maori Council is an audacious try-on or a
legitimate test of legitimate rights, it is an issue that
will make or break the reputations of many.
If Labour thinks National's new five-year targets for
improvements in some of New Zealand's ugliest and most
depressing statistics are little more than a political
gimmick, then Labour should think again.