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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John Key leads the parade of honourables

Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Highlights: John Key get the Grand Knighthood, Lyn Provost becomes a Companion, Wallace Haumaha and Robert Khan appointed respectively Officer and Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit and Kulwinder Singh Jhamat and Prabha Ravi to receive Queen’s Service Medal Queen Elizabeth II has appointed former Prime Minister John Key as the Knight Grand Companion…

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Community mourns the passing of Raman Ranchhod

Venkat Raman  More than 600 people attended the funeral service of popular businessman and philanthropist Raman Ranchhod held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium located at 100-102 St Johns Road, Meadowbank, Auckland. Earlier, Hindu religious rites were held at the Manning Funerals in Parnell, attended by members of the Ranchhod family and a few close…

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