Summer is just around the corner, which is exciting news for Kiwis and the large number of international tourists planning to visit New Zealand during the warmer weather.
Here in New Zealand, let’s not allow these crimes to have the secondary effect of restricting our freedom, deterring us from our normal lives, or threatening our values as an open society.
National believes everyone—whether New Zealanders or from overseas—should pay their fair share of tax in this country.
Foreign investment is only a plus when it is considered with full scrutiny and it delivers real benefits for New Zealanders and the economy.
Andrew Little gave the best speech I’ve heard him make at Labour’s conference last weekend.
Over the next four weeks, 50,444 Auckland students will sit end-of-year NCEA exams.
The theme is Healthy Nature Healthy People. It’s all about the connection between human health and wellbeing, and nature.
Just a few weeks, after finalising the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), we have already moved on to the next big trade deal.
New Zealand is a nation of migrants. Most of us have stories of ancestors arriving here from somewhere else, courageously setting out to seek better lives and opportunities for their children.
Summer is coming and the All Blacks won the Rugby World Cup. The mood is good. But not for everyone and not for some of the most important issues that New Zealand faces.
The Narendra Modi government had dismissed the returning of awards by about 40 writers as of little consequence.
Advertising and marketing are based precisely on the ability to win subscribers and getting them hooked through language and packaging.
The latest visa scam revolves around an agent allegedly falsifying work experience on visa documents for Filipino farm workers. In four years to 2013 there were more than 3,000 complaints of immigration fraud.
Last month, a bill designed to allow mum’s to have six months Paid Parental Leave on the birth of their child passed its first reading in Parliament by the narrow margin of one vote.
My visit to Fiji followed Fiji’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola visit in May where he was the chief guest during the Girimit Commemoration.
After the last election, the Prime Minister, John Key, warned his colleagues in the National Party not to be arrogant in this term of government. Looking at recent events, it appears this warning has been ignored, including by the PM himself.
In my electorate of Mt Roskill, where house prices used to be modest, a house last week in Betts Ave, a state housing area, sold for $1.8 million. A former state house in Bremner Ave sold for $1.47 million.
From 1 July all children under-13 became eligible for free GP visits, delivering on National’s 2014 election promise.
The world of fiction is replete with strong female characters, and they are fighting their own battles.
Finance Minister sees our low-wage economy as a competitive advantage, saying that New Zealand’s 30 percent lower wages than Australia’s should attract more business. But this approach has benefited the few, but harmed most of us.