The shorthand used in The 9th Floor insinuates that Jenny Shipley's prime ministership was somehow less legitimate than that of her successor, and that's just not true, argues Paul Brislen
The planned restructure at the public owned TV network is the wrong path. Paul Brislen issues a plea: turn back before it’s too late.
It's nothing personal, says Aucklander Paul Brislen – the earthquake-prone capital just isn't secure enough to house our vital government headquarters.
This week the Commerce Commission is set to rule on the wedding of two companies, brought together in the name of rugby, reckons Paul Brislen.
If the first week is anything to go by, the relationship between the Donald J Trump administration and the press will be anything but cosy. That's excellent news for journalism, argues Paul Brislen.
Ignore the naysayers: ultra-fast broadband is the best thing to happen to business since the arrival of electricity
Critics are seizing on a new report that says the Ultra Fast Broadband rollout has had no direct impact on business productivity. But those who dismiss the scheme as corporate welfare are missing the big picture, says telecoms commentator Paul Brislen.
Haunted by visions of dystopian jungles, angry walls and terrifying hair, Paul Brislen joins the dots between The Hunger Games and the Trumpocalyptic future.
‘A nation without language is a nation without heart’: the Welsh case for compulsory te reo in schools
This week is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week. Paul Brislen remembers growing up in Wales and why retaining and teaching Māori language is imperative to New Zealand's cultural identity. If …
For all the bold talk of knowledge waves and a weightless tech future, we're still reliant on farms and tourists. Time to try a new approach, argues Paul Brislen