John Key

John Key

The Python-esqe politics of TPP

Tue 4 Aug 8

Walking away from an unacceptable deal is precisely the opposite of what the anti-TPP activists have been predicting for five years but it is what the government has done.


Rob Hosking talks about the TPP on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Canadian PM Stephen Harper

TPP can't wait for Canada's October election, says Key

Mon 3 Aug 2

"There is a finite window, I think, where if you can't complete the deal in that time, it becomes more difficult for the US and others," said Key.


Russel Norman talks about the TPP on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Corrections chief executive Ray Smith (left) with Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-liga (@felixmarwick)

Pondering private prisons

Mon 27 Jul 7

Do NBR ONLINE readers think private prisons are a good idea?

Prime Minister John Key at the National Party conference in Auckland (@toddmullerBoP)

Key announces incentives for immigrants to settle outside Auckland

Sun 26 Jul 21

PLUS: PM doesn't want any type of ban on foreign buyers.

Labour leader Andrew Little

Poll: Voters love Labour's foreign buyer ban ...

Sun 26 Jul 14

But not enough to support it ...

Prime Minister John Key on The Nation (TV3)

Does Serco give Key pause over privatisation? 'Not in the slightest,' PM says

Sat 25 Jul 13

Contracting to private providers brings accountability, efficiency and innovation, and price tension, PM says.


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