: Paula Bennett and Simon Bridges face the media last night

Bridges seizes the initiative

National Leader Simon Bridges last night seized the initiative and possibly saved his  leadership after Jami Lee Ross failed to deliver the smoking gun he promised would show Bridges had ordered an illegal …
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: Jami Lee Ross waiting for National's new leader, Simon Bridges,  before introducing him to the media in February this year.

How ambition brought down Jami Lee Ross

A failed near megalomaniac grab for power appears to be the real reason that Jami Lee Ross fell out with National Leader Simon Bridges. POLITIK has learned that Ross sought big rewards for his support for B…
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: Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little accepts the challenge at Karetu Marae (home marae of Kelvin Davis) as the Labour delegation arrives fora Waitangi Day hui.

Plans for new ministry leaked

The Government is looking at a dramatic restructuring of its Maori agencies as it makes way for Te Arawhiti, the Maori-Crown relations ministry. In the process, the current lead Maori agency, Te Puni Kokiri…
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: Penny Bright (left) and a friend at Peters' 2017 Auckland election rally

Penny Bright dead at 64

The long-time anti Auckland Council protester Penny Bright died last night aged 64. Bright was a regular fixture when politicians went out in public in Auckland and with a collection of protest signs and her…
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