Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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National faces two potentially de-stabilising internal elections within the next four and a half weeks. First, up will be...

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Labour has the power; National has problems

The sheer enormity of Labour’s landslide on Saturday offers the party the opportunity to reshape the political landscape for possibly the next...

Tomorrow: Jacinda rules

And so after ten stop-start weeks of campaigning under the shadow of Covid-19 the country heads tomorrow to one of the most...

Labour and who?

The Greens who are only teetering on the edge of getting back into Parliament last night implied their set of six policy...

Seymour says Ardern unlikely to bring in wealth tax

ACT leader David Seymour believes Jacinda Ardern is unlikely to implement a wealth tax. In saying that he directly...

Off to the middle of the road

The huge number of early votes means the two party leaders are fast running out of time to campaign.

National gets desperate

In an extraordinary move which smacks of desperation, National Leader Judith Collins continues to campaign against a Greens policy which Prime Minister...

Fighting for political relevancy

Jacinda Ardern’s popularity may have dropped in last night OneNews Colmar Brunton poll, but her Labour Party is now powering its way...

Coming to the aid of the party

The Taxpayers Union have come to the potential aid of the National Party and ACT with a perfectly legal way to increase...

While National reels, NZ First plays for time

National was reeling last night from a re-opening of the scars of the Bridges-Muller leadership change at the same time as a...

Not as easy as it looks

The way Judith Collins tells it, National’s  Resouce Management Act policy is simple; the Act will go and what will follow will...

Exuberant reception for Ross and Te Kahika in Tauranga

Over 300 people packed into a Tauranga conference room last night to hear Jami-Lee Ross and Billy Te Kahika call for an...

Nat MP battling for survival

Since MMP began in 1996 Nelson has voted on the party vote for the Government for whoever it might have been.

Rivalry on the right as ACT battles the New Conservatives

In a surprising move, it seems ACT and the New Conservatives are contesting the same voter-pool on the right of New Zealand...

Campaign derailed

The extraordinary decision by the Serious Fraud Office to announce yesterday that it was laying charges against two NZ First Foundation directors...

Labour tacks and National dog whistles

The election campaign took a subtle turn yesterday as both Labour and National began to adjust the emphasis they were putting on...

Labour – walking away with it

Last night’s Reid Research Newshub poll surely seals National’s fate and points to a landslide Labour victory this election.

More budget problems for Goldsmith while Peters goes back to school

There were two election campaign visits to the west coast Northland town of Dargaville yesterday. One from NZ First...

National changes tack; the “Crusher” is back

National has now obviously pressed the reset button on Judith Collins campaign and decided to let her revert to being “Crusher”.

Subdued Ardern fails to fire in first debate

Last night’s first TVOne Leaders’ debate did not deliver a knockout blow to either the Prime Minister or Opposition Leader, Judith Collins.

Surging into National’s space

National’s campaign launch yesterday was overshadowed by its Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith having to admit before the broadcast that the figures on...

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