Don Brash

Dog whistles distort the water debate

Full-page adverts have been appearing in newspapers lately highlighting the government’s consultation on fresh water management. With special feature audio.

Andrew Patterson

Sunday Business & Week in Review


The Business Week in Review wraps up the week's best NBR Radio content. Sunday Business with Andrew Patterson is New Zealand's only feature-length business programme.

HELLO, I MUST BE GOING: Barry with Jim Kays and Paul Henry

Speculation over Hilary Barry's next move

Sat 30 Apr 2

Weldon confirms shock departure; CEO's hands tied by hedge fund owner.

Transport Minister Simon Bridges

Bridges is right to get out of driver’s seat


Congratulations to Transport Minister Simon Bridges for enabling Uber to compete with traditional taxi companies. With special feature audio.

Winston Peters

Latest polls support Peters’ prime ministerial ambitions


It’s horse-trading politicians who decide who will be prime minister in New Zealand, not voters. With special feature audio.

Andrew Body

Auditor-General extends Housing NZ $2.3m procurement probe

Sat 30 Apr

Questions over contract with Auckland investment banker Andrew Body.

General Motors’ EN-V is a vehicle that owes a lot to the Segway, because it balances on just two wheels. Most importantly though, it can drive itself and may be the first generation of autonomous vehicles

Dump the cycleways – how driverless cars will save the world


OPINION: Debate over the past two years has argued cycleways are either a good solution to traffic woes or an over-hyped solution put forward by self-interested industry groups and a left-leaning local politics environment.

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison

Shanghai Pengxin knocked back on massive Australian farm purchase

Fri 29 Apr

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison announced this afternoon he was making a "preliminary decision" to block the proposed A$371 million sale of the S. Kidman & Co cattle empire.

Sir Ron Brierley

Kirkcaldie shareholders weigh up takeover as Brierley advances


Sir Ron Brierley is like a patch of strawberry clover.

Carry on: Air Canada’s India links, LATAM rebranding and more


Business traveller news also includes a new North Korean route as well as further international flights to Auckland and Christchurch.

Chronicles: On our Troubled Times

BOOK EXTRACT: Chronicles: On our Troubled Times


An extract from the latest collection of essays by infamous economist Thomas Piketty.

World War II through the eyes of the French


Un Village Francais tells the story of the German occupation of a small French town.

Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins

Film Review: Florence Foster Jenkins


“The worst damn singer in the world.”

Moody’s Analytics associate economist in Sydney Faraz Syed

Prepare for coming storm

New Zealand is about to be buffeted by bad economic weather, according to Moody’s Analytics. With special feature audio.

Ken Whitney

Antipodes email: Key calls Greens 'desperate'

Fri 29 Apr 28

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