Yes, there will be another New Zealand property crash, and, yes, it will include Auckland. In May 2015 I made a video outlining the reasons why the Auckland property market was in a bubble and so would eventually crash.
The government is never slow to take up an opportunity to spend tax payers' money on some "important" world event (think Rugby World Cup 2011- conservatively $39 million plus, America's Cup 2013 - $33 million).
In 2014/5 some western politicians started calling for Russia to be disconnected from the SWIFT system for inter-bank transfers. Russia responded by putting in place plans to set up their own version of SWIFT.
Stuff is always alert to its important role of herding the New Zealand public along the road of the latest war narrative. In a glaring example of media bias and blatant propaganda, Stuff dutifully puts the necessary spin on the latest events in Syria.
Perhaps the most controversial move of Trump's presidency among his supporters has been the decision to bomb a Syria airbase in response to a nerve gas attack on a civilian population. Let's take a look at some of the positives.
It’s fair to say that the New Zealand mainstream media is not shy about covering US news stories. In fact, they rely on a steady stream of US content to flesh out their international political and news coverage with stories they know will attract readers’ attention.