Politics

20th May 19, 7:34am
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
Chris Trotter says Bill Shorten will go down in Australian political history as the Labor leader who lost the unlosable election by underestimating the extraordinary defensive power of the big end of town
20th May 19, 7:34am
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13th May 19, 4:58pm
Acting PM and NZ First Leader Winston Peters has a crack at Fonterra's management for getting the company into a sticky debt situation that prompted it to sell Tip Top to an overseas buyer
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Acting PM and NZ First Leader Winston Peters has a crack at Fonterra's management for getting the company into a sticky debt situation that prompted it to sell Tip Top to an overseas buyer
13th May 19, 4:58pm
8th May 19, 8:13am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
8th May 19, 8:13am
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30th Apr 19, 7:45pm
Government avoids drawing attention to itself, as it invites oil/gas explorers to onshore Taranaki after banning new offshore exploration
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Government avoids drawing attention to itself, as it invites oil/gas explorers to onshore Taranaki after banning new offshore exploration
30th Apr 19, 7:45pm
30th Apr 19, 12:26pm
National's Judith Collins refuses to rule out leadership bid, while leader Simon Bridges refuses to say he trusts her, as party's caucus meets for first time since the Easter break
National's Judith Collins refuses to rule out leadership bid, while leader Simon Bridges refuses to say he trusts her, as party's caucus meets for first time since the Easter break
30th Apr 19, 12:26pm
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
Chris Trotter doubts Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson will be losing much sleep over their left-wing critics' anger that no Capital Gains Tax will be implemented
23rd Apr 19, 8:37am
18th Apr 19, 10:52am
Peter Dunne says Labour is now in a peculiar position of being broadly in step with public opinion, but having to placate two very grumpy groups in the unions and the Greens
Peter Dunne says Labour is now in a peculiar position of being broadly in step with public opinion, but having to placate two very grumpy groups in the unions and the Greens
18th Apr 19, 10:52am
17th Apr 19, 7:40pm
MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
MMP in action: ​Jenée Tibshraeny on the politics of the Government putting a Capital Gains Tax to bed
17th Apr 19, 7:40pm
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17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
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Prime Minister says Govt unable to find 'consensus' and is ruling out a Capital Gains Tax under her leadership
17th Apr 19, 2:09pm
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17th Apr 19, 9:00am
Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
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Government expected to respond to Tax Working Group recommendations on Wednesday afternoon; Associate Finance Minister on Wednesday morning says no decision's been made on a capital gains tax
17th Apr 19, 9:00am
15th Apr 19, 6:46pm
Labour one seat shy of being able to govern on its own according to 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll; Ardern soars ahead as preferred prime minister; Bridges neck and neck with Collins
Labour one seat shy of being able to govern on its own according to 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll; Ardern soars ahead as preferred prime minister; Bridges neck and neck with Collins
15th Apr 19, 6:46pm
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
David Hargreaves reckons that whether by design or not the Tax Working Group has ended up being a public referendum for Capital Gains Tax - and it's likely to work out well for the Government
15th Apr 19, 3:23pm
11th Apr 19, 2:17pm
Peter Dunne calls for a wide ranging investigation into health issues and a plan for the medicines New Zealanders might reasonably expect to have access to and how these should be funded
Peter Dunne calls for a wide ranging investigation into health issues and a plan for the medicines New Zealanders might reasonably expect to have access to and how these should be funded
11th Apr 19, 2:17pm
8th Apr 19, 8:24am
Chris Trotter wonders whether provincial and conservative New Zealanders will embrace diversity and multiculturalism with the same fervour as their fellow citizens in Grey Lynn and Wadestown
Chris Trotter wonders whether provincial and conservative New Zealanders will embrace diversity and multiculturalism with the same fervour as their fellow citizens in Grey Lynn and Wadestown
8th Apr 19, 8:24am
5th Apr 19, 10:00am
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman on the top 5 drivers of rising populism, including living in a material world, the robots taking over, the lingering GFC effects, the decline of labour's bargaining power, and inescapable rising inequality
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman on the top 5 drivers of rising populism, including living in a material world, the robots taking over, the lingering GFC effects, the decline of labour's bargaining power, and inescapable rising inequality
5th Apr 19, 10:00am
4th Apr 19, 11:01am
ANZ's chief economist Sharon Zollner and her predecessor Cameron Bagrie hit back at criticism of the bank's Business Outlook Survey from Rodney Dickens
ANZ's chief economist Sharon Zollner and her predecessor Cameron Bagrie hit back at criticism of the bank's Business Outlook Survey from Rodney Dickens
4th Apr 19, 11:01am
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
3rd Apr 19, 1:31pm
Rodney Dickens argues the ANZ business survey is a political toy for some respondents & ANZ uses misleading charts to try and make the survey look relevant
Rodney Dickens argues the ANZ business survey is a political toy for some respondents & ANZ uses misleading charts to try and make the survey look relevant
3rd Apr 19, 1:31pm
Gareth Morgan illustration by Jacky Carpenter
31st Mar 19, 11:26am
Gareth Morgan closes his wallet on TOP, as the party rejects his top-down approach
Gareth Morgan closes his wallet on TOP, as the party rejects his top-down approach
31st Mar 19, 11:26am
28th Mar 19, 8:54am
Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
Peter Dunne comments on the decision to have a Royal Commission on the events leading up to the Christchurch terror attacks
28th Mar 19, 8:54am

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