Bill English

Empty promises - Why I don't rate John Key's legacy

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>On a recent TV programme, I was provoked into quoting a recent assessment of the Key/English Government by Kerry McDonald, a former director …


Lecretia Seales' husband, Matt Vickers, seeks a tempered End of Life Choice Bill

MONIQUE FORD/STUFF<p>Assisted death advocate Matt Vickers, former Prime Minister Sir Bill English and wife Dr Mary English, fronted a parliamentary …

New Zealand Politics

NZ First MP Darroch Ball's bizarre presentation on expenses leak in Parliament

New Zealand First MP Darroch Ball has made a bizarre presentation in Parliament about who might have leaked National Party leader Simon Bridges' …

New Zealand Politics

Aussies outraged after Turnbull eats pie with knife and fork

How dare he!<p>Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shocked Australia by eating a pie with a knife and fork.<p>Mr Turnbull was campaigning for a …


New Zealand's general election result was unjust and unfair: Howard

Former prime minister John Howard says the result of New Zealand's 2017 general election was 'unjust and unfair'. Labour's Jacinda Ardern secured …

New Zealand

3 Cheers: Woman’s Remarkable Act Of Kindness Can Be A Reminder To All Of Us

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —</i> Call it the right person at just the right time.Earlier this week, we told you about a woman who stepped in to help a stranger …

New Jersey

Victoria University works towards name change

Victoria University of Wellington has taken another step towards changing its name in an effort to avoid confusion with other universities …


'Covered in blood'- Teenager describes the early morning shooting which broke up her party

A birthday party in South Auckland took a turn for the worse when a fight broke out down the road and a gun was pulled.<p>The group of teenagers were …

British Columbia

Fresh hostilities erupt between Winston Peters and National

They'll come for her first - that's what jackals do, Winston Peters' blunt warning to National's deputy Paula Bennett.<p>Bad blood between Winston …

New Zealand Politics

National's loss 'unfair, unjust' - former Australian PM

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard has revealed he wrote a note to former National leader Bill English after last year's election …

New Zealand

'Unjust and unfair result'-Former Australian PM rallies behind National at annual conference

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard stepped up to the mic this morning, at the National Party's annual conference, to voice his "unbounded …

New Zealand

National's U-turn on medical marijuana gets cautious approval from experts

Supporters of drug reform are welcoming National's change of heart on medicinal cannabis, but questioning why the party didn't bring up its ideas at …


Facebook Post Prompts Pittsburgh Woman To Donate Kidney To Stranger

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Amy Pauvlinch, 28, calls it a divine intervention.<p>“I knew out of all the thousands of posts …

Bill English

The Young IPA Podcast – Episode 69 with Sir Bill English & Daniel Wild


Mt Cook Alpine Salmon appoints Sir Bill English to board

Mt Cook Alpine Salmon has announced the appointment of Sir Bill English to its board of directors, effective August 1 2018.<p>Board Chairman, the Rt. …

Business (New Zealand)

GCSB cleared over allegations it spied on Kiwis working in Pacific

The GCSB (Government Communications Security Bureau) has been cleared from allegations it spied on Kiwis working in the Pacific.<p>A report from the …


Jacinda Ardern Becomes First Prime Minister With Children Since Last Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern has again broken new ground in New Zealand politics, becoming the first Prime Minister to balance the dual roles of parent and PM …

Bill English

Simon Bridges congratulates Sir Bill English

National Party Leader Simon Bridges has congratulated Sir Bill English on being honoured for his immense contribution to New Zealand over a 27-year …

New Zealand National Party

Sir Simon William English, but you can call him 'Bill'

Former Prime Minister Bill English has been made a Sir in the Queen's Birthday Honours.<p>He says it is great to be acknowledged.<p>"I was a bit surprised …

New Zealand

Former NZ PM Bill English honoured with knighthood

New Zealand’s former Prime Minister Bill English will become a knight for his services to the state, despite only holding the role for less than 12 …

New Zealand

China funding NZ Labour, US Congress told

But Labour says it has "no knowledge whatsoever" about what the claims are referring to.<p>In a testimony to the US-China Economic and Security Review …

New Zealand

Watch: 'All I can say is it’s not our fault Bill English left' – PM Jacinda Ardern hits back at National after Budget criticism

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has fired back at the National Party after negative comments were made after Budget 2018 was announced today.<p>"I have …

Jacinda Ardern

Bill English joins board of Australia retail giant

The former prime minister and National Party leader Bill English has a new job.

New Zealand

Former Prime Minister Bill English appointed to ASX-listed Wesfarmers board

Former Prime Minister Bill English has been appointed to the board of ASX-listed conglomerate Wesfarmers, which owns Bunnings Australia and New …

New Zealand

Bill English appointed as director of Wesfarmers

SUPPLIED<p>Bill English has big plans for the future.<p>Former prime minister Bill English has been appointed to the board of Australian retail giant …

New Zealand

Hit and Run: Government launches inquiry into alleged Afghan civilian deaths

The Government has launched an inquiry into Operation Burnham - the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) raid at the centre of investigative journalism …

Middle East

Rowan Atkinson's Johnny English Strikes Again with trailer for third outing

No doubt former New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has already circled September 20 in his diary.

New Zealand

Steven Joyce chokes up talking about his autistic son in final speech to Parliament

Steven Joyce gives an emotional valedictory to the house.<p>Amid the laughter of Steven Joyce's rousing final sign off from Parliament came a moment …

New Zealand Politics

Former PM Bill English goes skateboarding with canine chum

The former PM appears to be embracing post-politics life<p>Former Prime Minister Bill English has befriended a skateboarding dog and been taught a new …

New Zealand National Party

In the end, 'practical politicians can see that trade works for them'

The proposed tariffs by the U.S. are "in the big picture, very small," says Bill English, former Prime Minister of New Zealand.