Issue 108 Summer 2014

Volume 24 | Number 4 |  Issue 108 | Summer 2014   Paul Morris: “The ordeal of civility” (Comment) Don Brash: Sharleen Forbes and Antong Victorio (eds), The New Zealand CPI at 100: History and Interpretation Ruth Nichol: Geoff Cochrane, Astonished Dice: Collected Short … Continue reading

No drive-by answers, David Cohen

Sorrows of a Century: Interpreting Suicide in New Zealand, 1900-2000 John C Weaver Bridget Williams Books, $60.00, ISBN 9781927277232 All of us seek happiness, Pascal declared centuries ago, even at the point of a warm gun. “This is without exception,” argued the author of the … Continue reading

A poverty of compassion, Rod Oram

Child Poverty in New Zealand Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple Bridget Williams Books, $50.00, ISBN 9781927247860 “New Zealand has the necessary resources to reduce child poverty, and equitable and efficient ways to secure these resources are available. The question is not about our … Continue reading