Written By: - Date published: 1:10 pm, December 15th, 2018 - 39 comments
Here’s your chance to vote in the Standard’s Politician of The Year awards. The SPOTY’s are recognised worldwide as the leading indicator of political success in NZ and have been awarded annually for over two hundred years.
Now it’s your turn to prick the Thorndon Bubble, dear reader. Who’s your Politician of the Year?
Written By: - Date published: 10:37 am, June 28th, 2016 - 279 comments
From the circus that never leaves town.
Written By: - Date published: 1:43 pm, July 6th, 2010 - 49 comments
Labour’s lineup for the next election is emerging, the usual balance between continuity and new talent. There will be some interesting electorate selections coming up. Such personality politics is always very popular of course, but more important than the people is the policy…
Written By: - Date published: 1:17 pm, May 18th, 2010 - 10 comments
Apparently, President Obama has delivered a speech ‘ranting’ against technology. The opinion in The Economist is worth a read just for the joy of reading the hilarity between the lines. ‘WITH iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStationsâ€”none of which I know how to workâ€”information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather […]