In this morning's email, we pointed to Bernard Hickey's profile of Adrian Orr. Also, Sam Sachdeva looked in depth into the debate about China's growing use of 'soft' power in Australia and New Zealand, while David Williams reports on a damning review of the Mackenzie Basin High Country Tenure review.
Election 2017's debate over water royalties and water pollution could damage both Labour and National, and may prove the deciding factor in who Winston 'Kingmaker' Peters chooses to be the Government. Baz Macdonald reports.
In today's email we catch up on a busy weekend in politics.
Water dominates today's email: we look at the probable fate of the Ruataniwha Dam scheme and dig into the water levies debate.
In today's email, we look at the bubbling up of the water debate, detail the increasing pressure on the Government to help fund tourism infrastructure, and reveal how life is about to get tougher for real estate agents thanks to new legislation and new technology.
Submitters to the Local Government and Environment Select Committee on Thursday argued for amendments to the proposed new environmental reporting regime to ensure it was not subject to any "political leverage".
Dairy NZ says the dairy industry is no longer willing to be the "whipping boy" for any decreasing water quality of New Zealand's streams and rivers, while Fish and Game has called for a public inquiry into the water quality issue.