Election 2020

10 Mar 19, 6:02am
Peter Dunne argues the Wellington bureaucracy will be a good gauge of whether the Government is likely to be re-elected next year
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5 Mar 19, 12:30pm
Ardern assures any MMP threshold changes wouldn't take effect in 2020 election, despite Little hours earlier saying they could; Bridges says changes would need cross-party support
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4 Mar 19, 4:08pm
Winston Peters has spent decades gaming MMP to keep himself in the position of king (or queen) maker. Asks Danyl Mclauchlan, are we really going to make it even easier for politicians like him?
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25 Feb 19, 7:59am
Chris Trotter says the Capital Gains Tax recommended by Cullen’s team is of such breadth and bite it can't have been intended seriously
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21 Feb 19, 1:48pm
Government taking 'measured' approach as coalition partners seek consensus on Tax Working Group's findings; Winston Peters sticks to the script
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18 Feb 19, 6:43pm
Labour overtakes National, NZ First become irrelevant and Bridges falls to Collins' level in latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll
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14 Feb 19, 8:47am
Peter Dunne says Greens co-leader James Shaw's CGT comments are far less a statement on his party's position and more an attempt to flush out where NZ First stands
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11 Feb 19, 6:26pm
National nose-dives in new poll to the point Labour and Greens wouldn't need NZ First to form a government; Collins receives more support than Bridges
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3 Feb 19, 6:02am
'Let's do what?' Jenée Tibshraeny explores the extent to which the goals the Government's set itself will define how successful it is
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2 Feb 19, 9:03am
Peter Dunne looks at the challenges for a possible 'blue-green' party and the National Party's quest to get the numbers to allow it to govern
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30 Jan 19, 3:03pm
Bridges targets middle class by committing to changing income tax brackets in line with inflation; Robertson says Bridges has found Joyce's fiscal hole in his backyard
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27 Jan 19, 6:06am
A battle for the conservatives: How National is using drug reform and migration to cut NZ First's lunch
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24 Dec 18, 7:02am
Gareth Vaughan details the two reports, the consultation process and the chart he'll be keeping a close eye on in 2019
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1 Nov 18, 8:37am
Peter Dunne says the Government's flagship housing programme is beginning to look like no more than one of Edmund Blackadder's cunning plans
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25 Oct 18, 9:59am
Peter Dunne suggests recent moves by NZ First and the Greens to promote their brands more vigorously are more significant than this week's opinion poll
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20 Sep 18, 11:46am
The Tax Working Group's interim report shows taxation of income from capital is ripe for reform & environmental taxation is central to the agenda, EY's David Snell says
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16 Aug 18, 12:24pm
Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says National will have a ‘significant’ RMA bill ready some time in 2019 that will deal with the issue of land supply
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29 Jul 18, 1:10pm
National leader Simon Bridges focuses on education, crime and beneficiaries in annual conference speech
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28 Jul 18, 9:10am
With no new policies to fall back on, National has become trapped in an endless cycle of just opposing anything the Government says. Jason Walls asks, is it time for a circuit breaker?
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23 Jul 18, 6:28am
National Party leader Simon Bridges has led more than 70 town-hall style meetings since May in a bid to let people know ‘what kind of bloke’ he is
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