At the conclusion of a lecture last evening on “The Organisation of the Public Service”, Mr Peter Barr had something to say with regard to the popular conception of the service being generally...
It is easy to get carried away with the potential for New Zealanders to improve the domestic economy while the country’s borders are closed.
Former Taieri Gorge Railway Ltd chairman John Farry reflects on the history of the tourist enterprise and believes it is time to campaign to save the train.
There is so much beauty in a sport like gymnastics that it can be quite jarring when the lid is lifted on a toxic environment that, far from nurturing and nourishing its athletes, drives them to...
Dunedin South Labour MP Clare Curran has gone from Parliament and, as anticipated, she did not go quietly.
The ongoing public health response to the global pandemic must not become fodder for the election campaign. It is far too important for that.
Another venture is being launched to provide cheap fish on payable lines. It is being made by the Deep Sea Fresh Fish Company (Ltd), of Dunedin.
Every election has the potential to bring about big changes, but New Zealanders heading to the polls this year are voting for more than just the next government.
New Zealanders must carry out their due diligence before voting in this year’s referendum on euthanasia, writes Peter Sara.
We must live in one of the most open and functional democracies in the world — why else would people want to ditch a system that should make councils more representative?
The future of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter should be an election issue, put there by coincidental timing and a party that polls suggest may struggle to get back into Parliament.
The restrictions in place for metropolitan Melbourne now are in some ways stricter than those that were in force during New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown. A curfew is in place and most people have to...
It seemed optimistic, to many, to be enthusing about a "transtasman bubble" so soon after New Zealand emerged from the difficult but (relatively) brief period of Covid-19 lockdown.
New Zealand’s first national climate change risk assessment makes for worrying reading about what may be a slowly unfolding national crisis.
Rather than admit to its own failings during the Covid-19 outbreak, the British Government is vilifying those least able to defend themselves, writes Kenan Malik.
Apparently some of the soldiers who went from the West Harbour district are not pleased because their regimental and reinforcement numbers are not being inscribed along with their names...