Week in Review: The NZ First leader shows there’s madness to his method, attempting to hog the limelight in the new Govt’s first week
Comment: There is no need for the Act Party’s ‘principles’, because there are not two treaties. There is only one – Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Oil mogul ensures opening of UN climate summit avoids any talk of phasing out fossil fuels
Our public spaces, parks and gardens are largely ornamental – they could offer so much more repurposed as a place to provide free food for all
Comment: The coalition agreements contain many actions on the environment – most regressive and some that could take NZ back decades, writes environmentalist Gary Taylor
Christopher Luxon’s new 100-day plan of action has a lot of aspiration but not quite as much substance
MediaRoom: A decorated current affairs programme is a notable omission from the latest round of public funding amid questions over Stuff’s commitment to its journalism.
The Sixth Labour government stands out among its peers. Is it for the right reasons? asks Joe Pagani.
The first media conference between the parties gave an insight into what the next three years will look like
Comment: The chief executive is gone but why did Christchurch councillors back her for so long?
Repealing water reforms will be politically popular, but a challenge for councils confronting a yawning infrastructure deficit
Patience is a virtue in other countries when they negotiate coalitions after elections, writes Michael Swanson