NZ on Air wants to stop people thinking they are biased in a partisan way. So why are they being accused of acting in a way that shows partisan bias?

Over on Scoop, Tom Frewen has done a commendable bit of digging into NZ on Air's response to TV3's decision to screen the documentary "Inside Child Poverty" – a NZ on Air funded documentary highly critical of successive governments' policy on the issue – 4 d

The metaphorical Pike River post-mortem has started, without waiting for the Royal Commission and others’ findings, in some defiance of the truth, and the incendiary risks

Sometimes there are no words. And yet, columns must be written, inches and airtime filled, any kind of resolution sought for those who must carry on. Inquiries must be launched and action taken, on behalf of those who cannot.

David Bain trial begins; gang members carry concealed weapons; Ngai Tahu charging eelers; ACC entitlements to be cut; new political programme; and more

The retrial of David Bain begins in Christchurch today, 14 years after he was first convicted of murdering his parents and three siblings in Dunedin. The Press recalls that Bain, now 36, spent 12 years in prison before the Privy Council ordered in 2007 that he be retried.