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Bruce Cotterill: Government has fiddled as big issues festered

There is no doubt that distraction is a major enemy of productivity. If we think about our own...

Bruce Cotterill: Three Waters – where is the outrage?

Last Friday afternoon, after the deadlines for the Saturday papers and with material for the 6pm...

Bruce Cotterill: Free speech worth speaking up for

I’ve been chatting to a few people about the Prime Minister’s speech at the United Nations. I’m...

Bruce Cotterill: Five years on and Govt still digging same hole

They say a week is a long time in politics. And yet, in the course of a nation’s...

Bruce Cotterill: The kiwi is down — time to get to work

I watched Wednesday’s announcements with great interest. Of course, we had the Finance...

Bruce Cotterill: One task before you cast your vote for council: Think

The local body elections are just around the corner, with the October 8 close-off date now just a...

Bruce Cotterill: Working from home isn’t working

As the news feed starts suggesting the Government is finally ready to eliminate our outdated Covid...

Bruce Cotterill: Three Waters doesn’t pass the sniff test

I’ve just had a week overseas. It’s the first time in over two and a half years that...

Bruce Cotterill: Government has spent up large – but could have delivered more

Back in the early 2000’s, I had the good fortune to meet the legendary Australian...

Bruce Cotterill: Who’ll do the work if the workers aren’t ready?

I’m starting to worry about the work. I’m not bothered about what to do or even how...