Dr Oliver Hartwich

New Zealand Initiative executive director Oliver Hartwich says the system works so well because Swiss citizens are treated as customers

What the new government could learn from the Swiss

Mon 30 Oct 3

How should the new government divvy up its spending?

Victoria University public policy senior lecturer Sandra Grey says MMP was brought in to fix the broken system

Does MMP need fixing or do we need to grow into it?

Thu 5 Oct 4

Winston Peters yet again holds the balance of power but does that mean MMP is faulty or a sign it’s working?

Waimakariri MP Matt Doocey

Another National MP's ballot bill under fire

Thu 25 Aug 6

But could it be welcome news for companies? With special feature audio.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

The great British sugar scam

Tue 5 Apr 4

OPINION: What could be more important than finally settling Britain’s uneasy relationship with Europe?

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel (TV3)

Germany’s existential refugee crisis


If you are not religiously following the news from Europe, you would indeed be unaware of how dramatic the refugee crisis has become.


Oliver Hartwich talks about Germany's refugee crisis on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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