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Why is Auckland infrastructure so hard?

April 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

OK, so Auckland is a bogged down disaster. That’s plain and simple. What’s harder to understand is the inability of governments to understand why it is bogged down, and how to fix the problem. The Auckland Council is reported to have [...]

Nick and Maggie looking for a hero

April 4, 2017 // 3 Comments

The NZ National party lost the battle of ideas decades ago. Its political strategy today is mostly a series of slow steady surrenders, one after the other after the other, to progressive ideology. Currently, the Nationals are all a tizz over the [...]

A few things about the Mark Latham sacking

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Latham was known to be a thrower of bombs and Sky hired him anyway. He was given a show that was obviously designed to allow him to do this. His controversial style was the lynchpin of the show. Its what attracted his audience and Sky knew this. [...]