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The Living Wage: a view from across the ditch

Charlie Lewis 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

Crikey October 20, 2017 2 Comments

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

Crikey September 25, 2017 8 Comments

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

Sally Whyte August 30, 2017 5 Comments

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?

Crikey Intern July 27, 2017 4 Comments

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?

Crikey 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

Crikey January 24, 2017 5 Comments

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

Myriam Robin December 6, 2016 4 Comments

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

Fairfax deal scuppered across the ditch

Glenn Dyer November 8, 2016

The rejection will worry Fairfax.

What’s so good about New Zealand’s welfare reforms? Should we copy them?

Myriam Robin September 21, 2016 19 Comments

Christian Porter talked a lot yesterday about the New Zealand model of welfare and why we should follow the Kiwi example. But what is the New Zealand model, exactly?