Name and shame bad food for Awards

Bad Taste Food Awards open for nominations Sue Chetwin Consumer NZ wants nominations for its Bad Taste Food Awards. The Awards highlight food companies marketing their products as better choices than they really are. False Claims Consumer NZ research regularly uncovers foods masquerading as nutritionally superior options, from gourmet salt to sugar-laden breakfast cereals. We are inviting consumers to join…

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Negotiations should not try to settle old scores

Peter Dunne In 1940, the notorious Labour politician John A Lee was expelled from the Labour Party after writing a sensational article, ‘Psycho-Pathology in Politics,’ a thinly veiled attack on the dying Labour Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage. The article’s essential argument, drawing on examples from the United States, Britain and New Zealand, was that ailing politicians can have a…

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Peters has no alternative but National

Akash Ishaq Most of us agree that General Election 2017 has been the most captivating so far. Bill English should be hailed for keeping his team unified and for being the ideal leader that the right-wing supporters anticipated after the resignation of Sir John Key. Despite going through disastrous leadership failures, losing credible members and  suffering media pressure, Jacinda Ardern…

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