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Jacinda Ardern

Luxon's leadership sees support for National rise, but only at the expense of ACT; Support for Ardern falls to the lowest level since before she became PM
27th Jan 22, 7:06pm
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Luxon's leadership sees support for National rise, but only at the expense of ACT; Support for Ardern falls to the lowest level since before she became PM
When the tribe is imperilled, all eyes turn to the chief. So long as the tribe believes the chief is doing everything within her power to keep them safe, she will remain impervious to criticism
24th Jan 22, 9:00am
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When the tribe is imperilled, all eyes turn to the chief. So long as the tribe believes the chief is doing everything within her power to keep them safe, she will remain impervious to criticism
All of NZ other than Northland to see in the new year in the Orange setting of the traffic light system
13th Dec 21, 4:22pm
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All of NZ other than Northland to see in the new year in the Orange setting of the traffic light system
The insurmountable problem facing President Joe Biden’s democratic capitalist missionaries, is that in order to fill the cups of the oppressed with freedom, they will first be required to empty their own pockets
13th Dec 21, 8:09am
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The insurmountable problem facing President Joe Biden’s democratic capitalist missionaries, is that in order to fill the cups of the oppressed with freedom, they will first be required to empty their own pockets
Luxon has, very clearly, chosen to reject the option of presenting a 'flinty-faced' National Party to an electorate grown accustomed to the rhetoric of 'kindness'
6th Dec 21, 9:14am
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Luxon has, very clearly, chosen to reject the option of presenting a 'flinty-faced' National Party to an electorate grown accustomed to the rhetoric of 'kindness'
Large parts of central and upper North Island to move to Red setting in traffic light system on Friday; New one-off support payment available to businesses as Wage Subsidy ends
29th Nov 21, 4:14pm
Large parts of central and upper North Island to move to Red setting in traffic light system on Friday; New one-off support payment available to businesses as Wage Subsidy ends
Government guidelines published to help employers decide whether to require staff to be vaccinated; App to check vaccine certificates ready to go
23rd Nov 21, 12:17pm
Government guidelines published to help employers decide whether to require staff to be vaccinated; App to check vaccine certificates ready to go
All of NZ to move to traffic light system on December 3; Auckland hairdressers and barbers that use vaccine certificates can reopen on Thursday
22nd Nov 21, 4:12pm
All of NZ to move to traffic light system on December 3; Auckland hairdressers and barbers that use vaccine certificates can reopen on Thursday
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
17th Nov 21, 1:12pm
Travel in and out of Auckland to resume on December 15; All of NZ to move to traffic light system soon after November 29
Labour loses its shine, bleeding a couple of points to National in the latest political poll; ACT holds its ground, after receiving a bump in the last poll
15th Nov 21, 6:58pm
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Labour loses its shine, bleeding a couple of points to National in the latest political poll; ACT holds its ground, after receiving a bump in the last poll
Pfizer booster shots to become available from November 29; Waikato to move to Level 2 on Wednesday; PM signals early move to traffic light system
15th Nov 21, 4:14pm
Pfizer booster shots to become available from November 29; Waikato to move to Level 2 on Wednesday; PM signals early move to traffic light system
A cautionary tale of first principles: embraced in the desperation of crisis; abandoned in the hubris of victory; trending inexorably towards national tragedy
15th Nov 21, 8:44am
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A cautionary tale of first principles: embraced in the desperation of crisis; abandoned in the hubris of victory; trending inexorably towards national tragedy
Aucklanders able to go shopping and socialise outdoors in larger groups from Wednesday; Auckland likely to move to new traffic light system after November 29
8th Nov 21, 4:14pm
Aucklanders able to go shopping and socialise outdoors in larger groups from Wednesday; Auckland likely to move to new traffic light system after November 29
What makes the Labour Party’s decision to dilute the power of its Electoral College so puzzling is that Jacinda Ardern would undoubtedly be elected by Caucus and Party with near unanimous support
8th Nov 21, 9:05am
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What makes the Labour Party’s decision to dilute the power of its Electoral College so puzzling is that Jacinda Ardern would undoubtedly be elected by Caucus and Party with near unanimous support
Covid-19 restrictions to be eased this week in Waikato and next week in Auckland
1st Nov 21, 4:01pm
Covid-19 restrictions to be eased this week in Waikato and next week in Auckland
Government to require workers at hospitality venues, large events, gyms and hairdressers to be vaccinated, bringing portion of workforce required to be vaccinated by law up to 40%
26th Oct 21, 5:46pm
Government to require workers at hospitality venues, large events, gyms and hairdressers to be vaccinated, bringing portion of workforce required to be vaccinated by law up to 40%
To those who complain that the Prime Minister is unnecessarily and unethically stigmatising the vaccine hesitant and resistant, there is only one genuinely ethical retort: They have stigmatised themselves
25th Oct 21, 9:35am
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To those who complain that the Prime Minister is unnecessarily and unethically stigmatising the vaccine hesitant and resistant, there is only one genuinely ethical retort: They have stigmatised themselves
UPDATED: Government unveils Covid-19 plan for when 90% vaccination target is reached; More support for businesses and low-income earners available in the interim
22nd Oct 21, 10:36am
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UPDATED: Government unveils Covid-19 plan for when 90% vaccination target is reached; More support for businesses and low-income earners available in the interim
New Zealand strikes free trade agreement with the United Kingdom; Benefits for meat exporters to be phased in over 15 years
21st Oct 21, 10:32am
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New Zealand strikes free trade agreement with the United Kingdom; Benefits for meat exporters to be phased in over 15 years
Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
18th Oct 21, 4:15pm
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Current alert level settings to remain in place for another two weeks in Auckland; Waikato to stay at Level 3 until at least Friday; Northland to join rest of NZ at Level 2
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
12th Oct 21, 1:18pm
Tuesday's Covid-19 update: 40 cases in Auckland and three in Waikato; 19 cases unlinked
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
11th Oct 21, 4:15pm
Current alert level restrictions to remain for another week for Auckland, and until Friday for Waikato & Northland; Vaccinations to become mandatory for health and education sector workers
Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
11th Oct 21, 10:05am
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Are the Prime Minister’s formidable communication skills equal to the task of getting her government’s anti-Covid campaign back on track?
Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
10th Oct 21, 6:00am
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Dipping our toes into the podcasting world, interest.co.nz probes whether it would be possible and desirable for the government and Reserve Bank to deliberately reduce house prices
David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy
6th Oct 21, 2:56pm
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David Hargreaves says all the language is around further interest rate rises - but his crystal ball is looking very murky when it comes to our now Covid-hit economy