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Opinion - The new government has stepped away from calling a Trans Pacific Partnership a "threat to Sovereignty" so Rob Hosking asks if the rhetoric is merely a throwback to the infamous Maharey Rule.
Opinion - The National Party will need to be wary of the potential pitfalls of an unexpected stint in opposition, writes Rob Hosking.
Opinion - New Zealand's electoral system is designed to elect a Parliament and not, necessarily, a government, writes Rob Hosking.
Opinion - The government's changes to taxes paid by the likes of Google and Facebook might not be as bumper-sticker friendly as Labour's, but they're probably more effective, writes Rob Hosking.
Opinion - The Todd Barclay affair has left its scars on the Prime Minister and the National Party, but the internal wounds could prove more costly writes Rob Hosking
Opinion - Budgets are not "lolly scrambles", especially when NZ households continue to struggle with a high debt burden, writes Rob Hosking.