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Nobody got a bargain

The Prime Minister appears to have taken the lead in closing the Warehouse down during the coronavirus lockdown which begins today. The Government confirmed last...

Running the country during the lockdown

The Government will this Wednesday declare a state of national emergency and also issue an Epidemic Notice which together will give it powers to...

It’s time for the Cabinet to choose

Cabinet will meet earlier than usual today, and it faces what may ultimately prove to be a historic choice on how to manage the...

Why Ardern got tough on the border

The Beehive hasn’t seen drama like late yesterday since the financial crises of July 1984. It looked like the Prime Minister is now intending to...

“Vengeance is mine saith the Lord”

A deep division within National's caucus spilled over for the first time into Parliament's Debating Chamber last night as members voted on the Bill...

The ghost of Michael Joseph Savage

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stamped her leadership on her Governments response to the coronavirus It was there in her reply to  mostly negative attack...

Billions to fight the virus

Air New Zealand’s chair and chief executive met Transport Minister Phil Twyford late yesterday to talk about the situation facing the airline. Twyford would not...

Tuesday: make or break for Ardern and Robertson

This could be the week that makes or breaks the sixth Labour Government. On Tuesday the Finance Minister will unveil the first of what may...

NZ left following the leader on virus

Finance Minister Grant Robertson will be in Canberra today meeting with his Australian counterpart, Josh Freudenberg to discuss the coronavirus crisis. His trip is visible...

Jacinda launches a calm offensive

The Prime Minister led her coronavirus response team into the Beehive theatrette last night with the apparent intention of reinforcing the idea that the...