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The Bulletin: First poll spells disaster for Nats

First published poll of the year spells disaster for National, China-NZ tourism promotion yanked, and rural firefighters struggling to find water.

The Bulletin: Pride not the disaster many predicted

Pride events take place over weekend in Auckland, analysis of why the Air NZ flight was turned back from China, and working groups abound on mental health.

The Bulletin: How National plans to take back power in 2020

National plans approach to regaining government in 2020, fishing industry letter about onboard cameras to Stuart Nash revealed, and unemployment up.

The Bulletin: Fire rages in tinder-dry Tasman

Fire rages in tinder-dry Tasman region, contention over call for compulsory colonial history teaching, and another big jump for dairy prices.

Bulletin readers respond: 12 ways New Zealand could deal better with waste

A call for feedback in The Bulletin on how New Zealand could reduce the amount of waste being produced and ending up in landfills prompted a massive response.

Lifting the lid on New Zealand’s barbecue culture

Barbecuing is one of New Zealand's national summer past-time, but what are the nuances in our barbecue culture?

The Bulletin: Fishing proposals land boatload of controversy

Fishing proposals hook controversy from those outside industry, provincial growth fund slow to create jobs, and Waitangi Dildo Thrower hit with trespass notice.

The Bulletin: New Zealand is drowning in trash

Spate of stories show rubbish problem is increasing, Don Brash Waitangi invite sparks boycott call, and bees struggling to get enough to eat.  

The Bulletin: Trouble in paradise for tourism industry

Two major threats loom for the tourism industry, fair pay agreement working group comes back, and Shane Jones and Russel Norman go to war over trawling.

The Bulletin: Ardern promises year of action

PM tells MPs it's time to deliver some results, National launches new tax policy aimed at bracket creep, and Local Government NZ counts cost of climate change.

The Bulletin: Drama reigns over Kiwibuild boss departure

Drama erupts over departure of Kiwibuild boss, West Coast Council's climate change stance in spotlight, and change is coming to insurance sector.

The Bulletin: Serious side of record breaking heatwave

Serious side of the heatwave in focus, significant concerns about water quality in Wanaka, and NZ won't join US policy on Venezuela.

The Bulletin: Tamihere looms as serious challenge for Goff

Real contest looms for Auckland mayoralty, meeting between Sir Peter Jackson and PM Ardern revealed, and NZ First holding up climate change bill. 

The Bulletin: Wellbeing on the world stage

Jacinda Ardern wows the world at Davos, range of reactions to Kiwibuild news, and tobacco funding for Taxpayers Union revealed.

The Bulletin: Kiwibuild set to fail at first hurdle

Dramatic climbdown on a key Kiwibuild target, future of New Zealand's energy supply in focus, and hundreds of teacher vacancies remain.

The Bulletin: National draws up battle lines for 2019

National gets year underway with reshuffle and red meat, judge rules union is allowed to be rude during negotiations, and investigation into CHCH crypto hack.

The Bulletin: Despite Auckland cooling, housing still wildly unaffordable

New study lays bare housing unaffordability, a return to the news of a Roast Buster, and inequality continues to widen. 

The Bulletin: Tough times for seasonal workers

Problems with seasonal work laid bare, expanded CPTPP trade deal becomes more likely, and new swimming safety guideline launched in Auckland. 

What’s the Electricity Pricing Review, and will it mean cheaper power?

The government is digging deep into the price of electricity in New Zealand with a review of the entire energy sector. What will the review look at, and does it mean you might pay less for power?

The Bulletin: Where 2019 will take the news

Make Christmas lunch conversation with this guide to where a collection of key news issues are likely to go next year.

Why aren’t more big businesses signed up to the Living Wage?

Corporates shouldn't think of the living wage as an expense, but rather as an investment in their business and people.

The best NZ journalism of 2018, as chosen by you

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The Bulletin: Haumaha to keep job despite criticism

Wally Haumaha to keep job despite criticism in IPCA report, state of the immigration system in focus, and quarterly stats show economic slowdown.

The Bulletin: Biggest ever boost to minimum wage

Biggest ever boost to minimum wage announced, Gerry Brownlee was well aware spy firm had been hired in CHCH, and Andrew Little talks about Google meeting.