: Grant Robertson, Leigh Fitzgerald (Andrew Little's wife) and Little after his speech to the conference

Inside Labour's conference

A week ago Labour's former deputy leader Sir Michael Cullen set his party a challenge when he asked it to define its purpose. On Saturday afternoon he told a closed workshop at the party's conference, to wh…
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:  Margaret Wilson

What Labour needs to do

Labour won’t like the analogy with its reference to the last election campaign and Kim Dotcom but this weekend’s party conference is their moment of truth. Can they present themselves as a credible alte…
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: Murray McCully with Saudi Arabia Vice Foreign Affairs Minister Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah

McCully off the hook over Saudi deal

Once again Foreign Minister Murray McCully has  escaped from an investigation into an ethical matter. This time it is the Auditor General's report on the Saudi Food Security partnership which saw the Gover…
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A latter-day John A Lee departs

David Cunliffe’s resignation yesterday represents a bowing to the inevitable by the MP and marks another step on the unification of the Caucus by Leader Andrew Little. Rarely has an MP at times seemed as …
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:  Labour's 2014 opening broadcast

An end to boring TV election broadcasts

Two separate moves yesterday have the potential to radically change the way election campaigns appear on TV. The Government finally ended the requirement for TVOne to show formal election campaign broadcast…
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