You can tell a lot about a country by the way it treats its animals. One blot on New Zealand’s record has been the practice of live exports of animals
What many commentators have missed is the importance of farm emissions being included in the legislation.
One of the things I enjoy most about being on the ground at Mystery Creek is hearing firsthand about the issues that matter to our rural communities.
Sometimes politics appears to be like the end of a four year old's birthday party when the sugar high hits.
A pay increase won’t fix teachers’ woes. And this is because the real issue isn’t better pay, but the conditions they find themselves in.
The truth is, Labour told you a bunch of utter garbage, they told you what you wanted to hear - dog whistle politics to keep up with Winston Peters.
Let me cut to the chase. Our biggest city has now joined others in declaring an emergency, because of climate change.
National Party Finance Spokesperson Amy Adams takes a look at the Government's Budget 2019 and suggests how she would promote well-being.
Leader of the Opposition is widely regarded as the worst job - not just in politics, but anywhere really. And, Simon Bridges is having a torrid time.
Leah remembers accepting a job offer to come to Auckland and that feeling when she first looked across the Harbour Bridge which she still feels today.
I am still struggling to see why the Government has so far refused to give women dying of breast cancer in this country some help.
Last week the Government responded to the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, and used the Wellbeing Budget to begin rethinking our approach.
New Zealanders are proud to live in a democracy where everyone has an equal vote, and we need to ensure corruption and undue influence is prevented.
So in this age of 24-hour news cycles and the need for stories which are designed to make a political impact, be very aware of unverified stories.