John Collinge: turning the tables
By Karl du Fresne in Politics
28th Nov 2013
For many years, ex-National Party president John Collinge has been dogged by a rumour he hopes will now be scotched following legal action and the republishing of a book without its offending content.
Rock 'n' Reed
By Karl du Fresne in Books
8th Nov 2013
A Masterton bookseller who has worked with some of the great names in British pop also has an unusual connection to rock’s Mr Grumpy.
Hard & fast
By Karl du Fresne in Current Affairs
27th Jun 2013
Insolvency specialist Michael Stiassny has been brought in to sort out MediaWorks, the troubled company behind TV3. What drives this “corporate hard man” who also has a social conscience?