New Zealand-born research scientist Clyde Smith

DR CLYDE SMITH on the research void

Dr Clyde Smith has been researching the antibiotic-resistant superbug which has the potential to infect thousands of hospital patients. 

Jacinda Ardern

Ardern: new govt will follow Labour's immigration policy, not NZ First's

Sun 22 Oct 27

PLUS: Possible trouble with report Labour will scotch marine sanctuary. 

JP Morgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon is not a big fan of Bitcoin

Bankers seize on blockchain


Margin Call: The technology behind cryptocurrency Bitcoin will speed up cross-border payments.


NZ Rugby flexes its muscles with

There are two ways of looking at NZ Rugby and Sky TV's new streaming, pay-per-view service — one to the union's benefit, one to the pay TV broadcaster's.

Let’s Play Live managing director John McRae said it had been in talks on a tie-up with SkyCity for about nine months

Roulette – and League of Legends

SkyCity is looking beyond its traditional gaming business as it eyes a changing world.  

Forget burning effigies, flay people on Twitter instead

How to burn the Twitter guys

Media Watch: A guide to punishing male media figures who transgress against identity politics.

Cato Institute senior fellow Daniel J Mitchell says permanent government is like a giant oil tanker

Washington 101: understanding 'the swamp'


Donald Trump isn't a government expert but that doesn't explain why Washington is so incompetent, large and slow moving. 

Doha’s Hamad International's indoor pool

World's best airlines, airports; Cathay's upgrade bidding and more


Carry On: Condé Nast Traveler and Travel+Leisure readers have their say, new routes and changes in Asia.

Jacquie Bennett is group head of strategy at Dentsu Aegis Network

Don’t be a Jekyll and Hyde brand


Marketing: Take the steps to cure brand schizophrenia.

Richard Prosser is one of the most insightful, thoughtful, lucid, articulate and wry former MPs (photo: Rob Hosking)

Apologies galore


In Tray: Our satirist imagines what newsmakers of the week might say.

Rear View: The best of NBR

Fri 20 Oct

Simon Dallow shares his relief of a coalition decision, celebrates NBR's scoop on National backing out of the negotiations and other highlights from the week.

Policy makers can't swoop in to save the day like Superman with no flow-on consequences

How not to save lives


Initiative Matters: WorkSafe NZ campaign fails the value-for-money test.

The Donald Trump hatred is more than "racism" or "nationalism"

The Puritan origins of Trump hatred


Foreign Affairs: Religious wars are things that happen in other countries, not the US. But is this really true?

Inquest: Perspectives on the political week

Fri 20 Oct

Grant Walker analyses the coalition announcement with Dr Bryce Edwards, Jennifer Curtin, Rob Hosking and Nevil Gibson. Click on the headline to watch the full discussion. 

Taxes singling out irrigators as the worst polluters a step too far, Scales CEO Andy Borland says
What are Winston Peters and Jacinda Ardern going to do? (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)
The Dow took just 53 trading sessions to add 1000 points
It's unclear what Pacific Edge CEO David Darling's claims about being "well progressed in the process” really mean
“From here,” Bill English says, “National party will regroup” (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)
At 72, Winston Peters is not going to change (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)
The prime minister elect during her press conference this evening