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Ardern caught in middle

The Maori King has thrown the Ihumatao dispute back to the Beehive, and the pressure will now go on the Prime Minister...

Goodbye Labour – Hello Brand Jacinda

The Labour Party has been thrown into turmoil with conflicting statements last night over whether its investigation into allegations of bullying by a party...

How China threatens the spirit of ANZAC

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been invited to China for what could be her second trip in less than a year. POLITIK understands the invitation...

Did our spies go all the way with the CIA

In an unprecedented move, three former intelligence directors came out yesterday to push back against an official report critical of the way they related...

How Twyford failed with Kiwibuild and how he will now help resuscitate it

The future of Kiwibuild is going to very largely depend on Phil Twyford even though he was cast yesterday none-too-subtly as the reason for...

No radical change for health

The interim report of the Health and Disability Review, released yesterday,  has been careful not to be seen to be endorsing a radical restructuring...

Mallard and Robertson in constitutional tug of war

A meeting of Parliament’s Officers of Parliament Committee late yesterday turned into a constitutional tug of war between the Speaker, Trevor Mallard, and Finance...

Collins presents Bridges with a dilemma

National MP Judith Collins says she will vote against the Zero Carbon Bill in its present form thus apparently pre-empting her Leader and caucus...

Bridges withdraws support because of staffing dispute

Opposition Leader Simon Bridges is opposing a Government proposal to set up an independent Budget monitoring agency because Treasury could not supply him with...

Ihumatao settlement looks close

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will visit Turangawaewae today for the annual Kingitanga Koroneihana celebrations with suggestions that a solution to the Ihumatao standoff at...