Even before the local body election results came in from Hong Kong, China had been having a p.r. nightmare this week.
Labour has been steadily improving its gender balance… yet just as steadily losing the generational battle to the Greens
The “left wing bias” accusation dates back at least to the mid 1990s… The charge was ridiculous then, and is ridiculous now.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has indicated that he will be taking a paper to Cabinet with the aim of repealing the prisoner voting ban. Good luck with that.
Only six months ago, the jury was still out on whether the Ardern government would enter the history books as a radical force for change, or as mere tinkerers with the status quo…
Attempts by the Foreign Affairs Minister to downplay Russia’s role in the shooting down of MH17 have already earned unflattering coverage across the Tasman
Shane Jones has made it clear that he’s going to be saying really, really loudly what he and Winston and the rest of the NZF crew are doing.
Hard to treat the Greens’ belated decision to stand a candidate in Ohariu as being anything other than a desperation move
One of the key motifs of Ardern’s speech was her repeated use of the phrase – “ Now, what?”
When someone like Alfred Ngaro is being paid circa$350,000 a year (in salary and perks) you’d think he wouldn’t have to learn on the job about the basic moral rules of his role.
Do yesterday’s election results in the Netherlands have any lessons for our own election campaign this year?
Now Labour has got a Jacinda Arden – young, smart, compassionate, politically and media adept – what on earth does it do with her?
An interview with new Labour leader, David Shearer
MMP has flaws, but the alternatives to the current voting system are much worse
Rapture no-show deals serious blow to Labour’s election plans
An interview with Wellington Central MP, Grant Robertson