All evidence points to one hard fact: it is incredibly improbable that you will remain alive. Hayden Donnell recommends either signing up for life insurance or fleeing to an apocalypse bunker this very minute.
Residents of the Afghan area where NZ forces undertook Operation Burnham in 2010, say the NZ Defence Force claim that it took place in Tirgiran Village is a nonsense.
You could be forgiven for thinking support for a Universal Basic Income comes only from Gareth Morgan and the political left. But as financial adviser Michael Warrington points out, the UBI has a lot to recommend it, whatever your political outlook.
The Chief of NZ Defence has dismissed Hager and Stephenson's book, saying Operation Burnham took place not in the villages they identify but instead in Tirgiran Village, 2km south. And Stephenson himself said, in a 2014 report, that the raid occurred in Tirgiran Village. We asked Stephenson to explain.
Following a remarkable press conference by the chief of the Defence Force, we point to the critical disputes about what took place during the 2010 NZ-led raid in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan.
Snowflake, cuck, virtue signalling: the new dictionary of slurs feeds division where we need dialogue
In an interview with The Spinoff, Bill English said that he didn’t claim to be a feminist, because to do so amounted to ‘virtue signalling’. Chlöe Swarbrick says it is part of a wider problem
Spinoff editor Duncan Greive looks back at rent week, a pop-up campaign which laid bare the numerous and vicious problems with renting in New Zealand
The Hit & Run stakes just got even higher. Here are the rival views, from NZ Defence and Hager/Stephenson
The Chief of the NZ Defence Force has wholesale rejected Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson's account of events in Hit & Run. Hager and Stephenson have responded in turn, saying the Defence Force claim is 'incorrect and implausible'
Rent week: a reader shares the story of her struggles to buy a house. She's done everything you're supposed to do as an aspirant home-owner – yet the banks won't lend to her. Here she shares her story.
Economist Shamubeel Eaqub's 'Generation Rent' helped quantify the massive changes to the way New Zealanders owned and rented in 2015. Here he looks at what can be don to fix the problems that created.
From the Māori-Mana deal to the Labour no-list gambit, short-sighted strategies risk excluding Māori voters from the conversation about Māori aspirations, writes Graham Cameron