Personally, I’m still batting for Jacinda’s Team of Five Million and her political leitmotif of kindness that continues to have us at the centre of the world stage. As a result, it seems vaguely shocking that media at this...
Today, Thursday 2 July, marks six months since the World Health Organisation first alerted its Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network partners about a cluster of atypical pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China.  Since then, although coronavirus’ gruesome toll has topped...
Mark Zuckerberg has recently looked more like an outraged Roman emperor with cities burning around him than the familiar, boyish wunderkind who founded Facebook, leads its board and owns most of its shares.  Even as Washington itself burned, the...

Mark Zuckerberg has recently looked more like an outraged Roman emperor with cities burning around him than the familiar, boyish wunderkind who founded Facebook, leads its board and owns most of its shares.  Even as Washington itself burned, the...
Outside ASB, Morgs beams and glows his way through a story about his shiny new daughter. She’s feeding well and sleeping well; he couldn’t be happier. We grasp each other’s hands and hug – my first hug in 75...
To an observer – a space station crew or author brewing a dystopian novel, for example – it must have been an astonishing sight. Like meerkats blinking out of sight, we responded to a great new 21st century plague by diving...
“Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When the crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around,” Milton Friedman said in 1982. “That, I believe, is our basic...
“Looks like you pushed the rain button,” my neighbour gleefully teased as the tanker rolled up. Our first water delivery in more than a decade arrived on Tuesday accompanied by a persistent drizzle – the sort that tends to turn...
Kelly Klink contacted the Gulf News on Tuesday to talk roadblocks. This is a woman who has led and won a battle all the way to the High Court to prevent dredged waste from being dumped on the seafloor just...
In many respects, level three does little to allow Waiheke to get back on its feet financially. Certainly, there’s an influx of construction workers, a bustle of busy-ness back on the shoreline and a heavy sigh of expanded bubbles....
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