:  National Party President Peter Goodfellow with Paula Bennett at Mt Roskill by-election function on Saturday night

English v generational change

Prime Minister John Key's resignation has caught his Caucus unprepared. They have no agreed replacement. At a telephone conference call with the caucus yesterday, one participant said the MPs greeted his n…
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Mt Roskill's warning to the Government

For the second time in recent months, National Party supporters have stayed at home on election day only to allow Labour an overwhelming victory. First was the centre left’s clean sweep in the Auckland Co…
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Key forecasts by-election loss

The devil will be in the detail of the result from the Mt Roskill by-election on Saturday. Prime Minister John Key yesterday was at pains to portray National as the underdog unlikely to win, and if it did i…
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Labour nervous on eve of Roskill poll

From the rhetoric at Labour candidate Michael Wood’s street corner meetings you might think that Phil Goff was still actually standing for Mt Roskill. Wood invokes Goff’s name frequently as he stops off…
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