Topic archives: New Zealand

Young, unmarried couple in New Zealand have sex. You won’t believe what happens next!

January 22, 2018 11

News that New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern was pregnant sent the country into a frenzy last week. We examine the responses which ranged from lovely to bizarre to downright nonsensical.

The Living Wage: a view from across the ditch

November 10, 2017

Crikey speaks to a series of New Zealand employment law experts to gauge the impact of the living wage on their country.

How a socially conservative contrarian came to back Jacinda Ardern for PM

October 20, 2017 2

Winston Peters revels in his anti-establishment vocalisations and in choosing to form a government with a left-leaning party led by a young woman he only burnishes that reputation, writes freelance journalist Rebekah Holt.

The fishing enthusiast who holds New Zealand’s political future in his hands

September 25, 2017 8

Meet Winston Peters, the man currently deciding who will be New Zealand's next prime minister.

Kiwis not applying for permanent residency because of citizenship uncertainty

August 30, 2017 5

The proposed plan to extend the wait for citizenship is giving New Zealander's currently considering becoming permanent residents the runaround, particularly if they are considering enroling in university.

Are Canadians, New Zealanders and Italians more scared of us than we are of them?

July 27, 2017 4

How do Australia's provisions for keeping foreign insurgents out of Parliament stack up against those of other countries? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing investigates.

Is Peter Thiel a Kiwi now?

January 25, 2017

NZ media reports this morning that Peter Thiel, the man who financed the bankrupting of Gawker, has been a New Zealand citizen for at least five years.

The Kiwi experience proves cutting company taxes screws everyone but those companies

The Kiwi experience proves cutting company taxes screws everyone but those companies

January 24, 2017 5

Though Treasury and the Treasurer seem to have missed the point entirely, writes economics reporter Alan Austin.

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a ‘thing’ for ponytails

December 6, 2016 4

A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.

Fairfax deal scuppered across the ditch

November 8, 2016

The rejection will worry Fairfax.