:  Sir Peter Gluckman

Picking on people our own size

Sir Peter Gluckman is one of those formidably energetic people who not only seem to have an idea every few minutes but who then go out and actually make them work. Now he is responsible for a Government ini…
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How about a bit of naive Kiwi optimism

The world needs “naïve kiwi optimism”. That was the key message from Prime Minister Bill English before a  packed audience of diplomats, top civil servants, academics and former politicians at the Ins…
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:  Israel Ambassador Itzhak Gerberg

Standoff that divided Cabinet ends

The restoration of relations yesterday with Israel marks the end of what appears to have been an intense and divisive standoff within the Cabinet and National Party. The standoff saw the Prime Minister., Bi…
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