Labour leader Andrew Little with new Mt Roskill MP Michael Wood (@katiebradford)

Mt Roskill by-election: a small flicker of light in a very dark period for Labour

To keep things in perspective, an almost exact parallel can be drawn to Labour's Christchurch East by-election win in 2013.

Whichever way you spin it, Parmjeet Parmar's 4652 votes in an electorate where National got 14,275 list votes last time out is a poor result.

A pasting in Mt Roskill

The surprising scale of Labour’s win in a seat where National handily carried the list vote in 2014.

Craig Nevill-Manning

Former Google star CRAIG NEVILL-MANNING on his new tech project


One New Zealand’s top technological minds joins Andrew Patterson for Sunday Business. 

Pumpkin Patch failed by owners

“Public companies are much more likely to fail than private companies, new research shows.

NZME chief executive Michael Boggs (left) and Fairfax NZ managing director Simon Tong
Intueri chairman Chris Kelly

Intueri waits to hear about $A6m payment, future in Australia

Sat 3 Dec 3

Funding from government scheme, which hangs in the balance, pays big portion of student fees.

NICK LEGGETT: The former Labour mayor plans to run for National
NORMAN KIRK: Recalled fondly by his followers primarily because of how he made his followers feel

Order Paper: Post truth and taking offence

To take a pessimistic view of things, it is possible we are seeing the end of a couple of centuries of enlightenment thinking.

US Federal Reserve Governor Jerome H Powell

On the money: End of the export-led model


Times are changing for EMEs in the Trumpian era.

Media Watch: I’m outraged – by identity outrage

This growing moral panic about racial, gender and sexual identity is naturally felt, too.

A2 chief executive Geoff Babidge

Shoeshine: A2’s directors’ fee hike dodges Australia’s two-strike rule


Shoeshine has heard a lot of anecdotes about Australian investors crowding A2 Milk’s share register since the company listed on ASX

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al-Baker

Carry on: Qatar adds Auckland, Canberra to global network and more


Business travel news also includes Aircalin's new Airbus aircraft and delivery of Bombardier's first CS300.

MAZDA RT24-P: The incredible looking prototype race car just launched

Motoring: Mazda shows the way in LA


Mazda came out on top at the LA Auto Show unveiling a number of new vehicles

Wellington International Airport chief executive Steve Sanderson
F&P Healthcare managing director Lewis Gradon
Sage chief executive Stephen Kelly
IASB vice-chairwoman Sue Lloyd
Orion Health chief executive and majority shareholder Ian McCrae


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