The late, great former St Kilda MP Michael Cullen was noted for his wit and oratorical skill, but every so often his rhetoric dropped below his normally impeccably high standards.
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon, in his recent State of the Nation speech, and a press conference soon after, described New Zealand’s economy as "fragile".
Today's Letters to the Editor from readers cover topics including macrons in Southern place names, council rates and David Seymour's proposed changes to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
There was beautiful weather and a good wicket for the continuation of the first test match between New Zealand and New South Wales.
On Wednesday morning a great healthcare experiment was ended with no-one any the wiser whether it had worked, or if it could have worked in the future.
Steadily and systematically the little ornamental reserves that of late years have so greatly beautified the city are being increased in number and improved in general appearance.
Today's Letters to the Editor from readers cover topics including the Highlanders and their views on marine conservatory, US politics, and the ORC
Just over a week ago news media leaders went to Parliament to tell MPs of the existential crisis the sector faces.
Two years ago, when Vladimir Putin sent his armed forces across Ukraine’s borders, he was expecting a quick war.
The government’s determination to bulldoze through legislation repealing New Zealand’s world-leading anti-smoking measures under urgency is the latest foolishness in this saga.
Today's Letters to the Editor from readers cover topics including the principle of road-user charges, the banning of gang patches, and who is to blame for our addictions?
Since I bought my little second-hand car two years ago we’ve travelled 17,000km together — that’s here to Istanbul.
Mr S.J. Collins, head accountant of the Samoan Crown Estates, explained the policy which the Administration proposes to adopt for the disposal of the estates.
More than four months into the sixth Arab-Israeli War, during which about 1500 Israelis and 30,000 Palestinians have died, all the major local actors are stuck. Only the United States can stop the...