Victim Or Not, Kim DotCom Will Be Extradited

If there was ever an indication that nothing much interesting happens in New Zealand on a day-to-day basis, the footage of Kim DotCom’s (Mona DotCom’s?) chartered helicopter arriving in Wellington shows that it doesn’t take…

Why Fiscal Conservatives Will Always Lose

The beatup on Simon Lusk’s strategy documents, which are materially indistinguishable from Helen Kelly writing a memo about how Labour can use union manpower to get out the vote, is yet another example of the…

Why Wellington Will Never Die As A City

John Key has backtracked on his comments that Wellington is a dying city that the government has no idea how to resuscitate. He told “business leaders” in Takapuna that Wellington only had the government, Victoria…

Barry Soper’s Poor Mexico Column

One of the cool things about the press travelling with the Prime Minister is how they reveal their lack of knowledge of things outside the Beltway. Barry Soper’s column on the NewstalkZB website is an…