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Peter Whittall

Why bureaucrats shut down Pike River case

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 29 May 3

There was no causative link between Mr Whittall’s alleged offending and the explosions in the mine.

Mayor of Wellington Celia Wade-Brown

Council reform runs aground on political rocks

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 15 May 7

If central government can’t crunch down half-a-dozen councils, what chance have we of the serious crunching that central government needs?

 

Rodney Hide discusses his latest column on NBR Radio and on demand via MyNBR Radio.

Ports of Auckland boss Tony Gibson

Privatisation would solve Auckland port dilemma

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 1 May 14

The council’s interest is the narrow one of ensuring the company is profitable and efficient.

 

Rodney Hide discusses his latest column on NBR Radio, and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

TV3

Politicians’ free lunches end up costing more

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 7 Mar 1

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.

Rodney Hide

Prophecy fails the scientific test

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 17 Aug 34

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.

Rodney Hide

Global warming ends with a whimper

WEEKEND REVIEW Thu 13 Jun 64

HIDESIGHT And, once again, the Greens are leading the way. They have been the first to shut up about it.

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