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Dame Julie (Jools) Topp and Dame Lynda Topp have performed as The Topp Twins for more than 30 years

Queen's Birthday Honours 2018: Bill English, Topp twins knighted

Mon 4 Jun 7

PLUS: Prostitutes Collective coordinator made a dame as honours go beyond the usual catchment of retired politicians, members of the legal profession and community leaders. 

Sir Bill: Enjoying the directness and sharper edges of life in business

Sir Bill encounters blunt Aussies at Wesfarmers

Mon 4 Jun 19

The new knight on his new challenge at the struggling owner of Bunnings. PLUS: His emotional advice to M Bovis-hit farmers. Watch Todd Scott's Raw and Real interview with Sir Bill.

Environment Minister David Parker says a new entity will oversee local government compliance with the RMA. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

More-of-the-same budget bets on big growth

Fri 18 May

BUDGET 2018: GDP expansion forecasts will be greater than those of most trading partners but are in line with global forecasts that include China and India.

Former Finance Minister Bill English tried to figure out how to efficiently spend the country's money. (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Learning nothing in education


Opinion: Failure to compare partnership schools’ results with the state system means there is no way to tell if they succeeded or failed.

Outgoing National leader Bill English delivers his keenly anticipated valedictory speech this Thursday.

Behind the headlines: Bill English – 10,000 days later

Thu 22 Feb

NBR’s weekly snippets.

Bill English saw no future in continuing his already long career in politics.

What National needs in a new leader


Opinon: Who will make the best National leader?


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