Hidesight: State agencies fail to uphold citizens’ rights

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

My critics regularly point out I am not the smartest person in any room. I readily accept that.

Little leaves centre wide open for Peters and Greens

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

No one will ever accuse Andrew Little of being boring after his bold rejection this week of the political centre.

Matthew Hooton: ‘Unbelievable fiction writing’

Sir Bob Jones: Why the newspaper industry is deservedly dying

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

I once considered knocking out a book on newspaper outrages I’d suffered but scrapped the project on realising that nothing less than 40 volumes of 800 pages each would do the subject justice. So instead I wrote a comic novel, “True Facts” about the newspaper world, which some of you may have read. 

Heartland: Fonterra co-op ethos sinks under profit

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

The focus on overseas expansion is not achieving the common goal of farmers’ financial viability.

Foreign affairs: Skittles and the art of war

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

The conflict with Islam was never clear on whether it met the criteria for respectable warfare or criminal prosecution

Initiative matters: No need for a constitution

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 30 Sep

A Regulatory Responsibility Act would provide a better check on bad government law-making.