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“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 and present...

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 have produced particularly well-informed pieces; Terry...

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 the future...

Job going — foreign minister

Jacinda Ardern will need a new foreign minister now that Winston Peters is out of Parliament. Speculation has been rife in the capital ad to...

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. Douglas was one of the...

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. But how long this will...

Heads on the block

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

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 six years. They...

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 predictable election...

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 priorities is...

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 challenges the current election campaign of...

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. By last night slightly more than...

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 Jacinda Ardern...

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 to an...

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 the parties'...

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