Here’s a roundup of the must-read political items from the media and blogosphere over the last week.
1) If you measure a country’s prosperity based on more than simply economics, then New Zealand is the fifth best place in the world to live according to the London-based Legatum Institute. You can see its profile of New Zealand (with all the data and summaries) here: New Zealand – 5th. For media coverage of the ranking, see Teuila Fuatai’s NZ No 5 on world prosperity list. [Read more below]