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The politics of electoral law reform

A Parliamentary Committee has come down hard on former National Government Minister Todd McClay effectively accusing him of being a party to allowing foreign...

Treaty to be at centre of education

Education Minister Chris Hipkins yesterday unveiled his rewrite of the country’s education legislation. Hipkins is billing the Education and Training Bill as a fundamental rewrite...

Labour finds its happy space

For over 30 years the Labour Party could have only dreamed of the conference it has just held. Labour...

Simon: That’s not what English, Joyce and even Collins said.

National Leader Simon Bridges yesterday broke with years of liberal traditions in his Party and swung it sharply to the right with...

Tuning out Bridges’ dog-whistle

The National Party's dog whistle to the extreme right on migration has come under scrutiny at a United Nations Association event in Wellington.

Too many South Island seats? — all you need to know about next year’s...

The release yesterday of the new provisional electoral boundaries sees the number of list seats in Parliament reduced by one more.

Robertson and Fletchers to talk Ihumatao

The Government appears near to a settlement of the long-running Ihumatao land dispute in Auckland. Executives from Fletchers, who own the disputed...

Shaking up Select Committees

Parliament’s Standing Orders Committee is set to consider a wide-ranging set of proposals to improve the way Parliament goes about its business.

Bipartisan agreement (except for NZ First)

National's decision yesterday to support the Zero Carbon Bill brought plaudits from the Prime Minister and Climate Change  Minister James Shaw and...

National caucus meets late over climate change bill

National called a special caucus meeting late last night to decide whether to abandon its support for the Zero Carbon Bill.