Evidently, the National government is similarly desperate for anything that might discredit or derail the Ardern juggernaut, even if that means throwing Peter Dunne under a bus.
The latest expression of this lopsided relationship has seen young Kiwis at Australian universities being hit with a trebling of their tuition fees.
Australia has had no less than four Trumpist political parties and may yet get a fifth. The good news is they have been surprisingly ineffectual.
Australia and Other Nonsense
The blessings of the Lucky Country now extend to the afterlife