Colin James takes a look at the Government’s upcoming fiscal update and Budget Policy Statement.
The responses "Stalinist'' and "exciting'' were quickly picked up in discussion about the Tomorrow's School Review released last week. These extremes give a hint of things to come.
The epidemic has reached its diminishing stage to such an extent that it must, with reasonable care, soon become non-existent.
The grand plans for Dunedin’s Steamer Basin have already created plenty of debate around the city. David Benson-Pope and David Stewart put forward their views on the proposal.
Pedestrianisation is a clunky word but it might be an idea to get comfortable with its pronunciation.
Dear God, I examine the calendar and the dead cat drops — I realise it is seven days shy of seven years since I began writing Wit’s End, writes John Lapsley.
When change comes slowly, it can be easy to miss that it has come at all. But with another university year over, it is worth acknowledging how North Dunedin has changed for the better.
Northern Association Football team, winners of the third grade cup competition in Dunedin. Back row (from left): S. Riach, J. Steel, C. McCallum, O. Moller. Middle row: W. Brundell (committee), G. Dryden, H. E. Taylor (captain), E. Esquilant, W. S. Roberts (secretary). Sitting: Reddington, M. Faithful, Guthrie.
In a horrible case of a grave need being highlighted, Dunedin police attended 22 family harm calls last weekend, before a series of changes to the Family Violence (Amendments) Act were introduced...
Despite being 11,660 miles away from sunny Nelson, New Zealand, the ''Maori Santa Claus'' debacle has reached the frozen wastelands of Oxford, England.
Tobacco taxes and bold measures are crucial to realising the Government’s smoke-free 2025 goal, writes Janet Hoek, Richard Edwards and Anaru Waa.
The most extraordinary clause in the Bill is that which proposes to make it possible to cancel the discharge of a man for misconduct, and to take him back into camp again.
In the foreword to its report, the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction challenges the Government to seize a ''once in a generation'' opportunity for reform.
New Zealand is running the risk of becoming a politically correct society of sycophants, Barry Soper reckons.
Some may be bored with climate change, but does the future of our children mean nothing to us, asks Peter Matheson.
By the narrowest of majorities in the House of Representatives, an amendment providing for the permanence of the six o'clock closing of hotel bars has now become part of the Licensing Bill as it...
After a long time of Dunedin being the unwanted poster child for regional stagnation, strong population growth has led to it suffering something unexpected - growing pains.
Jock Lawrie reviews the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, Parliament’s latest initiative to finally address the longstanding claims of the early suffragists — 125 years after women won the right to...