Today the prime minister should be at Te Tii Marae, leading our nation on the difficult path, and not back to Disney Treatyland, writes historian Hirini Kaa.
Reports of the US president haranguing and hanging up on Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull must have sent convulsions of excitement and/or tooth-pulling terror around the NZ PM’s office. Here's how the English-Trump chat might go.
President Trump reportedly called his fiery conversation with Malcolm Turnbull "the worst call so far" and later tweeted he would "study this dumb deal" to allow into the United States 1250 refugees currently being held in Australian detention centres. To help out student of international diplomacy Donald Trump – and the rest of us – Tracey Barnett explains the background to the deal.
As Bill English sounds the horn for a September polling day, Toby Manhire take a deep breath and speculates on what to expect in the months to come. Plus: the key dates in the leadup to the election.
We need not just to boldly condemn the current US approach, but to act, by doubling in our refugee quota, argues Hon Peter Dunne.
When President Donald J Trump signed an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a number of New Zealand’s trade cards flew into the air – including a possible bilateral deal with “America first”. Trade advocate Stephen Jacobi reviews the options.
‘I was the captain of the Titanic and I had to stay with the ship’: Laila Harré on the Internet-Mana debacle and rejoining Labour
Three years after she was so dramatically unveiled as leader of Kim Dotcom's Internet Party, Laila Harré has returned to Labour. In a frank interview, she tells Toby Manhire what went down in 2014, and why she's decided to throw her lot back in with the party she first joined 36 years ago.
In this special edition of Gone By Lunchtime, we patch in Ben Thomas from Washington DC, where he's been rubbing shoulders among the crowds on Inauguration Day and the manifestly bigger crowds at the Women's March.
Ben Thomas clasps his silver ticket and braves the Washington throngs to watch the inauguration, those watching it, and the squirrels. Complete with data analysis via Grindr.
Watching Donald Trump deliver his inaugural address as US president isn't the same without second-screening Donald Trump tweeting about it. So here he is. crowds floking into Washington DC with victory …