For the profit and pleasure of subscribers, here's a few longer reads on economic, political and social matters for the weekend.
After months of reports about widespread abuse of migrants, the Government moved this morning to crack down on employers who break the rules.
Good morning all.
Bill English's frustration was on display yesterday over a 36% pay increase for Adrian Orr that was approved by the board of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund against English's wishes.
The first Colmar Brunton-TVNZ poll taken since Bill English became Prime Minister found support for National fell 4% to 46%, Labour rose 2% to 30%, the Greens were unchanged on 11%, New Zealand First rose 1 to 11%. Mana and ACT both rose 1% to 1% and Maori was unchanged on 1%.