Too often we evaluate government policy by what politicians say they are trying to achieve. That’s what gets reported. That saves having to think.
The Prime Minister's Chief Science Adviser, Sir Peter Gluckman, has done us all a favour and provided a textbook illustration of the difference between science and non-science.
HIDESIGHT And, once again, the Greens are leading the way. They have been the first to shut up about it.
HIDE SIGHT It has historically been governments that have overused and abused natural resources, not private landowners.
HIDESIGHT There’s nothing better: Foreigners buying up New Zealand businesses, freeing up Kiwis’ money for more productive uses, and still getting to benefit from the companies.