: NZ Permanent Representative to the UN, Gerard van Bohemen, commits New Zealand in 2016 when National was in power to working towards siging the UN Compact on Migration which National Leader Simon Bridges now ays any Government he leads would not sign.

The cynical politics of immigration

The Government is still not saying whether it will sign the UN Compact on Migration. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a decision was not needed until next Monday when the Pact will be available for signin…
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: Opposition Leader Simon Bridges in Parliament

Bridges: more than barking

National Leader Simon Bridges has come out swinging, defending his leadership after a weekend of media revelations about leaks in the National caucus, suggesting he is under threat. “No one bets on a hors…
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: Speaker Trevor Mallard

What is National trying to do

The National Opposition must believe there is more to the Karel Sroubek saga than has so far been made public. That can be the only explanation for their dogged pursuit in Question Time of the Prime Ministe…
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: Defending their actions over Jami Lee Ross; National Leader, Simon Bridges and his deputy, Paula Bennett --- whatever they did it appears to have worked.

Oh, the relief!

National will be surprised by last night’s Colmar Brunton poll. Senior front bench members of the party thought they might be ahead of Labour (presumably that is what their own polling was showing) and we…
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