Athletes have embraced social media with gusto. Where does that leave journalists?

For athletes, journalists can seem distrustful and irrelevant. But they also help to build legends.

We may not like it, but we need China’s money now more than ever

Let's be realistic about what throwing away a critical relationship with China would mean for New Zealand

‘Brand New Zealand’ needs to be more than an empty slogan

It makes sense to focus on our unique selling points as a country during the post-Covid rebuild. But we also have to live the values we market to the world.

Why the workplace revolution is not as simple as a four-day week

Human energy is a limited resource, so let’s discuss how we can best spend that precious energy.

Opinion Archive

How a taiao-based model could lead NZ to sustainable economic recovery

Could a taiao values approach to our economy be the key to bridging the gap between protecting our environment and prospering as people?

The deserving and the undeserving: The two-tier benefits as seen by a beneficiary

A tax-free payment of $490 a week would be life-changing for people like me, writes beneficiary Eamonn Marra.

Dominic Cummings went to Durham in lockdown, and bared his arse at Britain

The chief propagandist of rage against the privileged Westminster elite has proved himself the epitome of the privileged Westminster elite.

Bigger payouts for Covid beneficiaries could end up benefitting everyone

There's more to the finance minister's controversial move than meets the eye, argues Max Rashbrooke.

Never let a good crisis go to waste: How our food sector can save NZ’s economy

NZ has the chance to become the world's most trusted food innovator – let's not blow it.

Green Party list ranking revealed: can this group lift them over the threshold?

Will the door be left open to a new National leadership, and does the party need to flex its muscle to get noticed in the coming months?

A new geopolitics will emerge from Covid-19, and NZ can be at its forefront

Nations that acted early and effectively – like New Zealand – have an important role to play in the global recovery.

South Africa from my living room window

How to cook eggs and dealing with Covid-19 as a recent arrival to South Africa.

The best way to respond to emergencies is to prepare for them before they happen

What we can learn about building resilience, from our recent spate of natural disasters to the challenges posed by Covid-19.

National voters were ready to fall in love. But they couldn’t love Simon Bridges

Charismatic leadership has historically been less important to voters on the right. But when the country was thrown into crisis the old rules suddenly no longer applied.

Public transport is safe. So why is Wilson Parking warning commuters against it?

A new ad campaign that claims "crowded public transport" is a danger to your bubble is stoking unfounded fears, writes Thomas Nash.

Simon Bridges was brought down by his own shortcomings – and by terrible luck

Bridges will be licking his wounds right now, but don't count him out for good.