Weekly Hit: Winston's top job ambitions on track

Fri 19 May 20

As Labour’s poll numbers fall, the odds of a change of government rise.

Weekly Hit: Labour likes its Maori dumb and docile

WEEKEND REVIEW Sat 13 May 10

The desire to exercise self-determination and even sovereignty is perfectly understandable in the context of a Maori experience of colonisation.

Brownlee

Weekly Hit: Brownlee is a local boy at heart

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 5 May 7

In an odd sense, Australia’s typically disrespectful announcement of higher university fees for Kiwis is serendipitous.

Weekly Hit: Rational immigration debate desperately needed

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 28 Apr 17

It should be possible to debate New Zealand’s hopelessly unsustainable immigration settings without surrendering to the politics of hate.

GERRY BROWNLEE: Likely to get the nod

Weekly Hit: Brownlee has earned foreign affairs prize

WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 21 Apr 12

Saudi sheep notwithstanding, Murray McCully has left New Zealand’s foreign policy and ministry in much better shape than he found it.

Weekly Hit: National’s growing Auckland problem

Holiday Review 7

Ministers are acting as advocates for Wellington bureaucrats to Auckland voters rather than the other way around – and voters are starting to notice.