Politics

10th Jul 20, 11:10am
National list MP Jian Yang to retire from politics, having spent recent years making headlines for his strong connections to the Chinese Communist Party
National list MP Jian Yang to retire from politics, having spent recent years making headlines for his strong connections to the Chinese Communist Party
10th Jul 20, 11:10am
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10th Jul 20, 9:48am
Michelle Boag confesses she also sent National's Michael Woodhouse Covid-19 patient details for political gain; Relinquishes her membership of the party, resigns as Trustee of Simplicity Charitable Trust
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Michelle Boag confesses she also sent National's Michael Woodhouse Covid-19 patient details for political gain; Relinquishes her membership of the party, resigns as Trustee of Simplicity Charitable Trust
10th Jul 20, 9:48am
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2nd Jul 20, 11:17am
David Clark resigns as Health Minister following a 'frank' discussion with the PM, who agreed he was a 'distraction' from the covid response; Chris Hipkins to take over until the election
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David Clark resigns as Health Minister following a 'frank' discussion with the PM, who agreed he was a 'distraction' from the covid response; Chris Hipkins to take over until the election
2nd Jul 20, 11:17am
29th Jun 20, 11:26am
National's former deputy leader and election 2020 campaign manager, Paula Bennett, to retire from politics after 15 years
National's former deputy leader and election 2020 campaign manager, Paula Bennett, to retire from politics after 15 years
29th Jun 20, 11:26am
25th Jun 20, 6:26pm
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour drops back amid border problems and as Todd Muller takes over National's leadership
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: Support for Labour drops back amid border problems and as Todd Muller takes over National's leadership
25th Jun 20, 6:26pm
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15th Jun 20, 12:11pm
Labour to contest the election with Ardern, Davis, Robertson and Twyford holding the top spots on the party's list; Diseases expert, Ayesha Verrall, gets high position for a newcomer at 18
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Labour to contest the election with Ardern, Davis, Robertson and Twyford holding the top spots on the party's list; Diseases expert, Ayesha Verrall, gets high position for a newcomer at 18
15th Jun 20, 12:11pm
8th Jun 20, 8:30am
Chris Trotter argues the National Party has been reduced to angry incoherence and wonders what arguments it could offer that could slow Labour’s momentum
Chris Trotter argues the National Party has been reduced to angry incoherence and wonders what arguments it could offer that could slow Labour’s momentum
8th Jun 20, 8:30am
4th Jun 20, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan on a need for more banks, living in a burning building, New Zealand stacking up well, the collision of science and politics, the Psychopath in Chief & a song for Dominic Cummings
Gareth Vaughan on a need for more banks, living in a burning building, New Zealand stacking up well, the collision of science and politics, the Psychopath in Chief & a song for Dominic Cummings
4th Jun 20, 10:02am
26th May 20, 4:51pm
Why Todd Muller needs to release part 1 of National's economic recovery plan ASAP to avoid being branded the MAGA hat guy leading a divided white party
Why Todd Muller needs to release part 1 of National's economic recovery plan ASAP to avoid being branded the MAGA hat guy leading a divided white party
26th May 20, 4:51pm
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25th May 20, 2:05pm
National releases new party list - Amy Adams takes third spot as 'COVID-19 recovery spokesperson'; Judith Collins stays at fourth but passes her high-profile housing portfolio to Nicola Willis; Simon Bridges says he'll run in Tauranga again
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National releases new party list - Amy Adams takes third spot as 'COVID-19 recovery spokesperson'; Judith Collins stays at fourth but passes her high-profile housing portfolio to Nicola Willis; Simon Bridges says he'll run in Tauranga again
25th May 20, 2:05pm
22nd May 20, 6:00pm
Todd Muller says it's 'quite possible' that 'maybe' National could change its position and work with Winston Peters after the election
Todd Muller says it's 'quite possible' that 'maybe' National could change its position and work with Winston Peters after the election
22nd May 20, 6:00pm
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22nd May 20, 1:26pm
National Party elects Todd Muller as leader and Nikki Kaye as deputy; Muller makes call for unity in 'Team National'
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National Party elects Todd Muller as leader and Nikki Kaye as deputy; Muller makes call for unity in 'Team National'
22nd May 20, 1:26pm
21st May 20, 6:29pm
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: National hits rock bottom at 29%; Todd Muller gets 0.2% in the preferred prime minister ranks; Mark Mitchell believed to be running for National leader too
1 News-Colmar Brunton Poll: National hits rock bottom at 29%; Todd Muller gets 0.2% in the preferred prime minister ranks; Mark Mitchell believed to be running for National leader too
21st May 20, 6:29pm
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20th May 20, 9:55am
Simon Bridges says his leadership is being challenged; Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye said to be gunning for leader/deputy; Issue expected to be dealt with by Tuesday at the latest
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Simon Bridges says his leadership is being challenged; Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye said to be gunning for leader/deputy; Issue expected to be dealt with by Tuesday at the latest
20th May 20, 9:55am
18th May 20, 6:26pm
Newshub-Reid Research Poll: 60% of respondents back Ardern as PM, while only 5% want Bridges in the job; Labour has more than enough support to govern on its own
Newshub-Reid Research Poll: 60% of respondents back Ardern as PM, while only 5% want Bridges in the job; Labour has more than enough support to govern on its own
18th May 20, 6:26pm
2nd May 20, 3:24pm
Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
Jenée Tibshraeny on what was worse than Parliament mistakenly passing a law enabling taxpayers to lend billions to business
2nd May 20, 3:24pm
25th Apr 20, 9:31am
National's Paul Goldsmith resolute NZ needs to come out of lockdown faster; Calls for targeted wage subsidy extension or cash payments to businesses; Says financial support for households will be justified after lockdown
National's Paul Goldsmith resolute NZ needs to come out of lockdown faster; Calls for targeted wage subsidy extension or cash payments to businesses; Says financial support for households will be justified after lockdown
25th Apr 20, 9:31am
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7th Apr 20, 8:57am
Health Minister David Clark's resignation offer declined by the Prime Minister, who says under normal conditions he'd be sacked for breaking the lock-down rules twice
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Health Minister David Clark's resignation offer declined by the Prime Minister, who says under normal conditions he'd be sacked for breaking the lock-down rules twice
7th Apr 20, 8:57am
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24th Mar 20, 3:05pm
Parliament to be adjourned until April 28 after meeting on Wednesday; Opposition to scrutinize govt ministers and officials publicly via new committee chaired by Simon Bridges
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Parliament to be adjourned until April 28 after meeting on Wednesday; Opposition to scrutinize govt ministers and officials publicly via new committee chaired by Simon Bridges
24th Mar 20, 3:05pm
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6th Mar 20, 12:42pm
How coronavirus will exacerbate the personality politics election 2020 was always going to be fought on
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How coronavirus will exacerbate the personality politics election 2020 was always going to be fought on
6th Mar 20, 12:42pm

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