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The Remuneration Authority is tone deaf

The latest announcements by the Remuneration Authority suggesting an increase in parliamentary...

Government six-month report card: Is the coalition on the right track?

Can you feel it? It’s the early stages of something called momentum. We’re starting to get things...

When TV news is the news

Media people love reporting on the media. As a result when media companies start shedding...

A matter of trust: This Government promised us tax cuts so they must deliver them

There is plenty of noise coming from commentators and observers alike, suggesting that the...

Bad behaviour

Last week’s news that New Zealand school students are among the worst behaved in the OECD came as...

Sir Russell Coutts is right – dolphin drama shows we’re drowning in red tape

The comments of Sir Russell Coutts in the aftermath of the cancellation of racing on day one of...

When language is used to divide

There’s a nasty theme emerging in New Zealand politics. It’s come on gradually, particularly over...

Time for the Government to sharpen its budgeting skills

There’s a new theme emerging in the comments coming from members of the government and others in...

Planes, Houses and Double Standards

I sometimes think we’re quite good at double standards. It’s one of our quirky little habits and...

When ideas are lacking and credibility goes: Labour Party problems

In business, it’s the equivalent of being shifted sideways. It’s always a difficult thing to have...