Paid content Rodney Hide Bridges is right to get out of driver’s seat WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr Congratulations to Transport Minister Simon Bridges for enabling Uber to compete with traditional taxi companies. With special feature audio. Paid content Tim Hunter Dog whistles distort the water debate WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr 5 Full-page adverts have been appearing in newspapers lately highlighting the government’s consultation on fresh water management. With special feature audio. Paid content Matthew Hooton Latest polls support Peters’ prime ministerial ambitions WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 Apr 3 It’s horse-trading politicians who decide who will be prime minister in New Zealand, not voters. With special feature audio. "Would Key take one for the team and resign, leaving Bennett to take up the second term?" Paid content Campbell Gibson National fails to split case against Eminem Fri 29 Apr 6 Judge initially agreed with defendants but sided with publishing companies due to "astute" legal manoeuvring. Paid content Nathan Smith It's the geography, stupid: Why Australia is building new submarines Fri 29 Apr 2 The expensive purchase fits neatly into the Lucky Country's grand strategy. Paid content Rob Hosking Antipodes email: Greens' conspiracy theory just doesn't stack up Fri 29 Apr 6 OPINION: They achieved headlines, but the Greens have over-egged this one. With special feature audio. READER POLL RESULT: Will a land tax on foreign-based house buyers cool the housing market? Cheating is what happens when you have no game plan Antipodes email: Key calls Greens 'desperate' NZ POLITICS DAILY: The Search for NZ’s Sanders and Clinton Income cap for second-chance KiwiSaver access lifted A land tax just for foreigners? 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Crone says she'll employ hard-nosed McKinsey-style tactics if council won't open books US primaries: Trump makes clean sweep in five states; Clinton wins four, loses one Crone's council spending cuts not enough – Ratepayers Alliance Poll finds National support at lowest since 2014, NZ First highest since 1996 Some fiscal discipline for Auckland Vic Crone promises deep spending cuts for 'bloated' Auckland Council Treasury eyes asset 'buy-back' scheme to get Auckland Council housing shortage over the hump Collapsed private arts school pleaded for government lifeline No reason big pharma would stop supplying medicines, despite TPP threat: McClay Bennett 'taking advice' on cancelling 'dodgy' carbon credits Mayoral candidate Crone ‘far from backing down’ on billboard bylaw Free trade agreement upgrade with China top of mind for farmers Ecan concerned about national water standards overriding local arrangements Editor’s Insight: Why Canada is doing the world economy a favour Former ACT MP not culpable as developer's dishonest transaction appeal fails Land tax could be used to curb foreign investment in housing: Key NZ POLITICS DAILY: The search for New Zealand's Trump Helen Clark emerges as bookies' favourite for top job at UN Standby for Xi Jinping’s emerging dictatorship NZ 'hugely off' emmissons reduction goals: Shaw Paris agreement could be ratified by NZ this year — Bennett Veterans from wars since Vietnam 'treated with indifference' Key open to extradition treaty with China In welfare, ‘fair share’ is no longer fair Anzac Day, the Land Wars and the Kiwi identity Seymour calls for more state funding for private schools Water needs a price, reforms require urgency, submitters say Uber incursion prompts government overhaul of taxi regulations China, India show their hands on investor access in trade talks Environment Canterbury returns to central city focus Bright to take up billboard bylaw battle after mayoral rival Crone backs off Budget 2016: Time to iron out the wrinkles in aged care David Farrar: no individual responsibility US primaries: Trump, Clinton score easy wins in New York NZ POLITICS DAILY: Advice for the Labour Party Foreign Affairs Scope: Brazil's president closer to impeachment Capital Letter: Swimming pool fencing: compliance irritations and child safety Further talks needed to seal upgraded China-NZ FTA Turnbull confirms July 2 is probable election date Online voting axed for this year's local body elections Guy hails halal deal as meat export breakthrough Little promotes Faafoi to shadow Labour Cabinet, Cosgrove keeps business role Turnbull wins election ploy but is behind in the polls Key signs trade promotion deals in China but no FTA upgrade yet Little choice for Labour leader in economic area Editor’s Insight: The cost of climate change is already starting to bite Que Cera Cera – last one to leave turn out the lights Morgan wants tax on equity Current drug laws support racial profiling - Lance O'Sullivan NZ POLITICS DAILY: Fights over tax and transparency What would Lord Ashcroft tell the PM about tax havens? Will Key repeat Clark’s big Treaty mistake? US claims end of Chinese export subsidies is crucial for TPP RAW DATA: Helen Clark's pitch for the UN Secretary-General position Flavell forges ahead with Te Ture Whenua Act reform Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection PM enjoys hospitality at Sudima, RSA, BNZ, CERA, and Invercargill Foreign Affairs Scope: US in range of North Korean rockets and Panama Papers fallout Key reveals new tax package for SMEs Treasury ‘totally unprofessional, borderline sloppy’ – Brownlee Key says he won't release tax returns, says he has nothing to hide Tax base reform needed first before a universal basic income Rival contractors appointed for initial designs of Christchurch metro centre Key cautious on China FTA upgrade timetable NZ POLITICS DAILY: Helen Clark’s path to the top of the world John Shewan to review foreign trust disclosure READER POLL RESULT: Brownlee on borrowed time? 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