Left within municipalities, water will remain just a staid, old departmental activity with little emphasis being given to its special place in the lives of city citizens.
With the National Party’s decision not to move any state-owned enterprises to the private sector in its first term if elected this year, we appear to have a new political consensus between the major parties in New Zealand: privatisation is bad. This contrasts with the earlier consensus that privatisation is good.
Maori are culturally more homogenous than Canada’s indigenous peoples. And they’ve never had a system of reserves. They have integrated into the broader community. Nor do they receive large transfer payments from the New Zealand government.
First, I should briefly state my position on the theory of Anthropogenic Global Warming. Climate change is natural and has been going on since the earth was first formed. Rapid change in climate represents a genuine threat along with pandemics, …
For many centuries, the Anglo-American tradition has emphasized the fiduciary duty of all those who manage other people’s assets and affairs, such as trustees and directors. This fiduciary duty imposes a higher duty of care on such people, than on …
Scientists say glaciers in the Southern Alps actually gained more ice than they lost in the past year
Former New Zealand Finance Minister Ruth Richardson outlines that country’s Fiscal Responsibility Act.
New Zealand’s mixed member proportion system turns out to be a nightmare..
I’m delighted to be here today to share with you some of New Zealand’s experience with public sector reform. These reforms are an important part of our recent history. They are something that I am proud to say that I have been a part of – both the reforms and my parliamentary career began with the 1984 election.