Flexibility is an essential feature of the modern monarchy. How ironic that Prince William, as the Queen’s emissary,
should be chosen to open the new Supreme Court in Wellington this morning, a building that embodies New Zealand’s
decision to scrap the Privy Council in London as our final court of appeal...
The country’s transition towards republicanism may have a certain inevitability about it, but inertia has set in about
how the final rites will be carried out. More>>