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.
At this point, New Zealand First needs to more than double its current poll numbers to survive beyond Election Day, 2020… but that’s what Winston Peters is so very good at doing.
With the wisdom of hindsight, the Labour/Greens combo never did have the numbers to get a meaningful capital gains tax (CGT) across the line…
Yesterday Jacinda Ardern announced an inquiry into the background to the mosque attacks and into the role played by the SIS, GCSB, Police, Customs, and Immigration.
Signing a compulsory pledge to respect an arbitrary list of “values” is nothing other than neo-colonial bullying.
A government led by Bill English and Winston Peters would be a more conservative one – particularly on social issues – than any during the Key years.
The story of Bill English, before he became a nice guy
MMP has flaws, but the alternatives to the current voting system are much worse