As NZ has woken from its nine-year slumber to confront National’s dire legacy of social and economic neglect, the changes are going to be extensive.
For much of this year, almost all the diversity in politics has been down at the retail end, where apparent differences reside in the tone, and in details.
The fact NZ now reigns supreme once again in the most sophisticated contest in the world’s most elite sport can’t help but reflect the trajectory the country has been on since the 1980s.
Do yesterday’s election results in the Netherlands have any lessons for our own election campaign this year?
Driving round Dunedin South yesterday was an interesting place to be hearing the news of Labour’s new housing policy launch.