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The news of 2022, wrapped

The house rises & the sun sets on "nice to haves"

The root cause of the housing crisis

A joined up plan for a disrupted city

Government takes action against Iran

The PM's summer of pared back thinking

Judgment details hijacking of meeting by anti-vax support person

What on earth is going on with the government?

Explaining the Royal Commission of Inquiry

A Christmas cracker of end-of-year announcements

The public health case for Three Waters

House prices are falling - isn't that what we want?

The cost of living (and dying) as New Zealand ages up

The spectre of Covid policies past and present

Vigils and protests planned outside Labour MPs' offices

The increasingly perilous business of owning a dairy

‘Just cool the jets,’ says Reserve Bank governor

Last stop of the year for the OCR

Make it 16 needs parliament to make it to 75%

One historic win for humankind, one step backwards as Cop27 ends

What Ardern will and won’t discuss with Xi Jinping

Quick changes to health sector immigration settings unlikely

Labour takes a big swing at National on climate change

RIP to the RMA

All eyes on East Asia as global leaders converge

Getting kids back to school

National party creates doubt over meeting emissions reduction targets

The politics of money

Biden and Trump make final pitches as election day in the US approaches

Shot of conference optimism with a poll chaser

Limiting global warming to 1.5C looks highly unlikely, so what next?

Prime minister sheds some light on hate speech law reform

The perverse bad news that is low unemployment

Leaked reports reveal major conflict inside NZ’s tech sector

The justice minister’s stacked list

Tech company canary whistling a bad tune

The worst sporting clash this weekend? New Zealand vs New Zealand

Uber driver victory adds to a year of union resurgence

Is it time to talk about the future of New Zealand’s nest egg?

Liz Truss resigns, reports Boris Johnson will stand

The battle that was not for the Bard at all

An unnecessary byelection and a massive headache for Labour

Mayor adds more charge to Three Waters lightning rod

Defence force underpaid as major review panel announced

A future of fake snow and land-based fish

Welcome mat out for skilled migrants

Heat from both sides suggests the agri-emissions proposal is about right

Will Three Waters survive the changing tide?

The winners, losers and winds of change

More newsletters from The Spinoff

The issue worrying New Zealanders the most

Holding social media to account

Rate leaps and Christmas creep

Our top town for voter turnout

Work changing at both ends of the age spectrum

Youth justice facilities an incubator for more offending

In defence of postal voting

If axing Lotto funding is a possibility, why not alcohol sponsorship?

Wheels squeaky and wobbly on public media reform

Solution to worker shortages creates problem for others

The big three missing from Christchurch Call announcement

The battle between local and central government

The Queen is laid to rest

Divergent views on the monarchy

The soft thud of over three million letters landing

There is no recession in New Zealand (probably)

The 50th anniversary of a humble prayer

What does normal look like now?

Goodbye traffic lights? Hello…?

Queen Elizabeth II dies at age 96

The wicked problem that is our housing crisis

“A tax system out of a Dickens novel”

Low unemployment and border closures take a toll on tertiary education

The game-changing drug programme still waiting for a national rollout

Are we match fit for new migration trends?

Tax grab to tax gone in 22 hours

The cases for and against forgiving student loan debt

How is a white supremacist eligible to run for a school board?

How much can the state really do?

Who can afford to care about adapting to climate change?

Wholesale access, wholesale change?

What should the population of New Zealand be?

Protest day at parliament

Making room for rivers

Gaurav Sharma accuses prime minister of lying

Firefighters to take historic strike action

What's next for Labour MP Gaurav Sharma?

Are big-spending tourists best for New Zealand?

Covid cases hit sixth-month low

Labour MP makes allegations of bullying at parliament

Deadline for local government election nominations approaches

Sam Uffindell stood down

National's Sam Uffindell wants to stay on as an MP

New welfare policy unveiled at National Party conference

Tax on, tax off

All polytechs to cut costs to shrink mega polytech’s deficit

Should the Reserve Bank pay attention to climate change?

The first gay Black Cap

The radical changes coming to Facebook

Justice system backlog at “acute pinch point”

Ashley Bloomfield has (almost) left the building

What’s worse? Higher inflation or unemployment?

Preventing the “doomsday disease”

How unexpected was the vote against James Shaw’s re-election?

The implications of the Glassdoor decision for New Zealanders

$15.8m paid to one motel via emergency housing grants

An electric milk tanker hits the road but can we power more of them?

What’s driving inflation?

Fuel tax cut and half price public transport extended

Christchurch gets its stadium

New measures to combat Covid at orange, Greens call for clarity

Geopolitical flex in the Pacific

New Zealanders expect more extreme weather, more often

Covid hospitalisations back at April levels

Our place in the Pacific

Will the minister stake his job on cheaper groceries?

Why did 1,300 tonnes of salmon die?

The start of omicron’s second wave

UK visa scheme expanded, PM onto Australia

A new era for the health system

Getting Wellington moving

Is our approach to drugs fit to deal with fentanyl?

Political donation rules to change before election

The Prince and the future of constitutional monarchies

The state of children’s health in New Zealand

What is the Gib crisis anyway?

The PM’s European agenda

Does the byelection result hold clues for next year?

Are we headed towards recession?

What life looks like with endemic Covid

Down on Main Street

Sāmoan PM not just here to talk China

History repeats on crime rhetoric

Biscuit tin says yes on another electoral reform bill

Is the future meat-free?

Ardern prepared to confront Albanese on deportations

Agricultural emissions plan to be released

Change for charities

Long-awaited Pharmac review released

Warm meeting at White House for Prime Minister

Supermarkets warned: change fast or face regulation

Record number of new residents for NZ

Beneath the surface of budget headlines

Gun control, here and abroad

Should the voting age be 16?

Winter illness surge as sick leave dwindles

G’day Albo, goodbye ScoMo

Key reads on the biggest budget ever

Budget 2022: what chance a surprise?

The end of elite sports hubs?

A lot of acronyms, a little less action

1,730 days on from 'our nuclear-free moment’

The Big B, little b budget bind

The immigration reset

Over 100,000 health workers in pay disputes

Our first carbon budgets

Who could Te Pāti Māori work with?

Is recycling rubbish?

Unemployment low, wages grow

Perinatal mental health ignored for years

Sea level rise reality hits home

Getting smart on youth crime

The $22.6bn lender that’s not a bank

High Court win for Grounded Kiwis

Full stops not failproof for kids

Taking on the supermarket duopoly

PM’s trade trip bears fruit

Is now the time for workers to strike?

Inflation to hit 30-year high

Is the future of work here?

Build back better

The future of the GMO ban

High Alert for drugs

The Aussies are coming

Paying for parental leave

A radical overhaul of labour laws

What is Covid XE?

Russian war crimes in Ukraine

The argument over daylight saving

The future of co-governance

The death of New Zealand’s glaciers

Unrest in the Pacific

The brain drain returns

Two years after lockdown

Investigating the occupation

The new normal

Doing it tough

New Zealand sends military aid to Ukraine

The looming end of Covid restrictions

What is a no-fly zone?

New Zealand to reopen border next month

The coming wave of long Covid

Three month cut to fuel taxes, transit fares

The cost of living crisis

The housing hangover begins

An interview with Christopher Luxon

After the omicron peak

New sanctions law to target Russia

National calls for tax cuts

Life after omicron

'An attack on our parliament'

An apology from Ashley Bloomfield

Border fully reopens to New Zealanders from Saturday

The new world of omicron

War in Europe

'The whole system is under stress'

On the ground in Wellington

Covid restrictions to ease after omicron peak

The big omicron crunch

When will this end?

‘It’s a housing catastrophe’

Preventing an avoidable health crisis

The second phase of omicron

NZ responds to war warning in Ukraine

New Zealand’s case for optimism

The global movement fuelling anti-mandate protests

The boosters are winning so far

Is government policy pushing up rents?

'Firm dates' for when you can travel

A new social welfare net for New Zealanders

It’s a RAT invasion

Two options to cut farm emissions

Labour shortages hitting New Zealand

Is it time to ask your boss for a pay rise?

New Zealand's omicron plan revealed

Tighter mask rules are coming

Omicron fuels wave of event cancellations

Omicron has arrived – here’s what’s next

There will be no omicron lockdown: PM

Preparing for omicron

Is the housing market actually slowing down?

An anxious wait for news from Tonga

Five big stories from this summer