Jacinda Ardern

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24th Aug 18, 4:36pm
Another undeclared meeting sees the PM sack Clare Curran from Cabinet and accept her resignation from two of her four ministerial positions
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Another undeclared meeting sees the PM sack Clare Curran from Cabinet and accept her resignation from two of her four ministerial positions
24th Aug 18, 4:36pm
23rd Aug 18, 10:33am
The Government will spend $305 million on upgrading Auckland hospitals, to make up for a ‘legacy of deferred maintenance’
The Government will spend $305 million on upgrading Auckland hospitals, to make up for a ‘legacy of deferred maintenance’
23rd Aug 18, 10:33am
21st Aug 18, 2:58pm
State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says the move will save taxpayers $4 million by 2022 – it comes just a day after the PM froze salary increases for MPs
State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says the move will save taxpayers $4 million by 2022 – it comes just a day after the PM froze salary increases for MPs
21st Aug 18, 2:58pm
20th Aug 18, 4:46pm
The independent body that sets MPs salaries wanted to give MPs a 3% pay rise, but Ardern says that is just ‘out of whack’ with her Government’s values
The independent body that sets MPs salaries wanted to give MPs a 3% pay rise, but Ardern says that is just ‘out of whack’ with her Government’s values
20th Aug 18, 4:46pm
19th Aug 18, 6:02am
Before the 2020 election, Finance Minister Grant Robertson must decide if Labour will stick with the Budget Responsibility Rules, or ditch them. Jason Walls says this will be a hugely significant decision
Before the 2020 election, Finance Minister Grant Robertson must decide if Labour will stick with the Budget Responsibility Rules, or ditch them. Jason Walls says this will be a hugely significant decision
19th Aug 18, 6:02am
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
Kerry McDonald details why he believes New Zealand must hold a Royal Commission into the policy failures of successive governments since the Millennium
14th Aug 18, 2:30pm
13th Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
13th Aug 18, 12:10pm
10th Aug 18, 2:38pm
Minister of Small Business Stuart Nash has set up a small business council but its aim is not to bolster sluggish business confidence numbers, an issue he admits he is concerned about
Minister of Small Business Stuart Nash has set up a small business council but its aim is not to bolster sluggish business confidence numbers, an issue he admits he is concerned about
10th Aug 18, 2:38pm
6th Aug 18, 6:05pm
The Prime Minister has again defended her Government in light of recent poor business confidence surveys, imploring firms to look at the ‘real economic indicators’
The Prime Minister has again defended her Government in light of recent poor business confidence surveys, imploring firms to look at the ‘real economic indicators’
6th Aug 18, 6:05pm
5th Aug 18, 7:22am
After a relatively controversy-free six weeks as Acting PM, Winston Peters’ disgraceful comments in the House on Wednesday have marred his short tenure, Jason Walls argues
After a relatively controversy-free six weeks as Acting PM, Winston Peters’ disgraceful comments in the House on Wednesday have marred his short tenure, Jason Walls argues
5th Aug 18, 7:22am
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
After his stint as Acting PM Winston Peters will consider, with some justification, that he should play a much more prominent role in the leadership and direction of the government, says Peter Dunne
After his stint as Acting PM Winston Peters will consider, with some justification, that he should play a much more prominent role in the leadership and direction of the government, says Peter Dunne
2nd Aug 18, 10:19am
11th Jul 18, 2:35pm
It has been three months since the Prime Minister wrote to US President Donald Trump asking for an exemption to new tariffs – so why has there been so little development?
It has been three months since the Prime Minister wrote to US President Donald Trump asking for an exemption to new tariffs – so why has there been so little development?
11th Jul 18, 2:35pm
7th Jul 18, 10:01am
She is known for her skills as an Opposition MP and her political prowess, even earning the nickname Judith ‘Crusher’ Collins – but Jason Walls discovers she has never seemed so relaxed
She is known for her skills as an Opposition MP and her political prowess, even earning the nickname Judith ‘Crusher’ Collins – but Jason Walls discovers she has never seemed so relaxed
7th Jul 18, 10:01am
28th Jun 18, 10:08am
This time last year, Andrew Little was on the verge of making the most important political decision of his career – what has changed since? He sits down with political reporter Jason Walls for a beer
This time last year, Andrew Little was on the verge of making the most important political decision of his career – what has changed since? He sits down with political reporter Jason Walls for a beer
28th Jun 18, 10:08am
17th Jun 18, 7:09am
It has taken a while but tensions are finally starting to show within the parties that form the Government. Jason Walls argues Andrew Little put it best: ‘This is just coalition government’
It has taken a while but tensions are finally starting to show within the parties that form the Government. Jason Walls argues Andrew Little put it best: ‘This is just coalition government’
17th Jun 18, 7:09am
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
Peter Dunne looks back at the collapse of the Coalition Government in 1998 and sees warning signs in the current Government
14th Jun 18, 10:48am
10th Jun 18, 7:02am
The Government’s handling of the oil and gas exploration ban has undone much of the goodwill it earned with its business-friendly Budget, Jason Walls says
The Government’s handling of the oil and gas exploration ban has undone much of the goodwill it earned with its business-friendly Budget, Jason Walls says
10th Jun 18, 7:02am
7th Jun 18, 9:44pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern criticises the Opposition for spreading ‘false claims’ around its working groups
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern criticises the Opposition for spreading ‘false claims’ around its working groups
7th Jun 18, 9:44pm
3rd Jun 18, 7:02am
Despite billions of dollars of goodies in the Budget, NZ First is polling below 5% - Jason Walls says this potentially sets up a very interesting six or so weeks when Winston is Acting PM
Despite billions of dollars of goodies in the Budget, NZ First is polling below 5% - Jason Walls says this potentially sets up a very interesting six or so weeks when Winston is Acting PM
3rd Jun 18, 7:02am
1st Jun 18, 11:40am
The Government will spend $50 million on an ‘investment package’ in Northland which includes funding for potentially ‘upgrading and expanding’ the Northland rail line
The Government will spend $50 million on an ‘investment package’ in Northland which includes funding for potentially ‘upgrading and expanding’ the Northland rail line
1st Jun 18, 11:40am

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