Prime Minister John Key

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.

Prime Minister John Key (Rob Hosking)

Political roundup: The Business elite view of politics

Mon 17 Aug 4

So what’s on the mind of the capitalists?

Murray McCully (TV3)

Key goes all in with McCully


The integrity of our political system depends to a large degree on a balance of terror existing in Wellington.


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

Hidesight: Hurt feelings triumph over debating ideas

Fri 7 Aug

It was front page news last Sunday that Prime Minister John Key may have declared a Maori language month boring compared to the present week and, in doing so, upset a 16-year-old school-girl so much that she was contemplating having a few days off school.



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