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Goodfellow beats off challenge and calls for unity

National Party President Peter Goodfellow has dodged a potential challenge to his presidency which had the implicit backing of party leader, Judith...

“This crisis is too big; we cannot wait any longer”

Housing Minister Megan Woods sat backstage at the Infrastructure New Zealand symposium yesterday and heard a damning indictment of her Government's housing...

Goodfellow decides to stand again

National Party President Peter Goodfellow has confirmed that he is standing again this weekend for the party’s board. There...

National abandons tax cuts

Judith Collins appointment of Andrew Bayly to a new role as National's  Treasurer spokesperson would seem to bring an end to over...

Goodfellow: Will he stay or will he go?

National's caucus may have settled on a deputy leader yesterday, but the real battle over the future of the party is going...

Ardern turns to business

If you want to measure how much this Government is different to the last consider this. Almost exactly three...

The debate we didn’t have

The statistic that National had hoped would come out before the election appeared yesterday and confirmed that not only are we in...

A Cabinet that reflects New Zealand

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern surprised even some of her own closest confidantes with the appointment yesterday of Nanaia Mahuta as Foreign Minister.

“A very strong mandate”

So confident is the Prime Minister of her authority within the Labour Party that she is likely today to break with convention...

Friendly fire; three views of the National Party

The past week has seen a series of columns intending to analyse the so-called problems within National. Three writers...

Greens’ high stakes game carries a big risk

Greens co-leader James Shaw has indicated just how high the stakes are in the current talks between his party and Labour over...

Job going — foreign minister

Jacinda Ardern will need a new foreign minister now that Winston Peters is out of Parliament. Speculation has been...

Sorry Roger; time to move on

ACT Leader David Seymour thinks it is time to move on past Roger Douglas’s original vision for the Reserve Bank.

Where National’s campaign went wrong

The National Party yesterday put on a show of unity with even former leader, Simon Bridges, endorsing Leader Judith Collins.

Heads on the block

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

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