Former MP Peter Dunne asks why the Foreign Minister and Defence Minister have chosen to provoke China and Russia in their latest Defence Review. He sees it as a spurious, vainglorious and risky move for a small trading nation.
Former MP Peter Dunne argues Gareth Morgan's TOP was one of a long line of short-lived parties set up by moguls, and National can't rely on another flash-in-the-pan party for support.
Strong Governments have strong enforcers and Labour lacks one right now, former MP Peter Dunne points out in this week's column arguing Grant Robertson should step up.
Former MP and Minister Peter Dunne argues New Zealanders angry about Trump's family separations policy should look instead at our own racist policy on family reunifications.
Former MP and minister Peter Dunne looks underneath Simon Bridges' apparent change of tack on climate change and National's history of embracing change after the fact.
Former MP Peter Dunne analyses how National might handle soon-to-be-Prime Minister Winston Peters, and why the former governing party is still struggling for relevance.
Former MP (and Minister) Peter Dunne argues in his column this week for Newsroom that the Government’s sidelining of officials is a risky approach that could rebound painfully
Former MP Peter Dunne writes in his column this week about the legalities and politics of an abortion debate in New Zealand. It will be different to Ireland's stunning referendum result.
Former MP Peter Dunne unravels why our prison muster has grown almost three times faster than our population since 1990, despite a flat to falling crime rate. He fears coalition politics will prevent a solution.
Peter Dunne writes in his inaugural column for Newsroom about how the NZ Super Fund's bid to build Auckland light rail lines has finally realised Norman Kirk's vision of pension fund capital building local infrastructure. Now today’s Labour Party should embrace it too, he argues.