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Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler

Initiative Matters: The relative state of the nation

Fri 9 Dec

A year’s end assessment of the country’s strengths and weaknesses shows plenty of room for improvement.

Government spends $55m with Fuji Xerox

Thu 10 Nov 6

Rivals have questioned how the embattled copier company managed to win the government over.

PM ponders reshuffle: 'a small number' of ministers [photo: Rob Hosking]

Politics: PM John Key on reshuffle prospects

Tue 25 Oct

“My guess is there will be, at the margin, a very small number more, and that will give us an opportunity to refresh going into the election”

Bill Bates

Experts insist schools not fit for purpose, not even this century

Fri 21 Oct

The government is prescribing more money for schooling but two experts say the problem with education is more fundamental – it is the concept of schooling itself.

Joyce for Minister of Education? Why not?

Wed 19 Oct 8

Mr Joyce is one of the big beasts of the New Zealand political jungle – putting him in charge of education would send a powerful message to National's enemies as well as to its support base. 


Andrew Little: Now more unpopular with New Zealand voters than Jeremy Corbyn with the British

Key best to prolong Labour’s agony


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