Spark MD Simon Moutter: pushing "owned fibre," fixed wireless and other strategies to increase margins by cutting Chorus out of the loop

Spark continues its journey back to vertical integration

Fri 15 Dec 9

Opinion: What the government split apart, Simon is putting back together again.

Curious Paul

National bombs government with 6254 written questions

Sat 25 Nov 63

Brilliant manoeuvre bid to tie up cabinet or childish?

Tony Veitch

Veitch vs Veitch


The sports broadcaster has been his own worst enemy. Social media has made it worse – and claimed another scalp.

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards

Uber's attempt to conceal data breach shows need for Privacy Act overhaul

Wed 22 Nov 1

Mandatory data breach disclosure was first promised by then Justice Minister Judith Collins back in 2012. The coalition needs to finish the job.

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters' grudge goes deep (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Coalition negotiations revealed as a farce

Wed 8 Nov 38

PLUS:  A plan for National in 2020. UPDATE: Morgan vs Paddles.

David Parker at the foreign buyer ban briefing: "It will be enforced by making it illegal" (photo: Rob Hosking)

Foreign buyer ban: It’s the enforcement, stupid

Wed 1 Nov 68

Labour hasn't learnt from the Aussies’ mistakes. PLUS: The latest data on offshore buyers.