Prime Minister John Key

Guest columnist: How to meet the PM’s challenge

Fri 2 Oct

Prime Minister John Key has called on the private sector to take some responsibility for addressing social dysfunction for the benefit of productivity, economy and NZ Inc.


Hidesight: It’s polls, not policies, that count in politics

Fri 18 Sep

Policy is now made by public feel. Every decision is open to review and reversal especially if the pushback is from middle voters

Political & Economic week that was: Is John Key losing interest in politics?

Fri 4 Sep 1

NBR Political Editor Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.



John Key hard at work last week

Ardern emerges as Key’s natural successor


There is no doubt the unions imposing Andrew Little as Labour leader was a mistake.


Matthew Hooton discusses his latest column on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio. 

NZ Taxpayers' Union executive director Jordan Williams

Taxpayers' Union laying complaint with SFO over $4.5m Saudi sheep deal invoice

Wed 19 Aug 13

Invoice was decoupled from any actual services, lobby group says | Call for Murray McCully to stand down during inquiry.


Taxpayers Union Chief Executive Jordan Williams talks about the Saudi sheep deal on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Prime Minister John Key

Key backs banks after S&P warning over Auckland property market

Mon 17 Aug 14

The country's major lenders have assured Key their stress testing shows their respective loan books are strong enough to withstand a drop in Auckland property prices.


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