:  Maryan Street and her replacement as Labour's Nelson candidate, Rachel Boyack who Street says won her selection not through shoulder tapping but hard work and loyalty.

Little saved from embarrassment

Former Labour Party President and MP Maryan Street last night announced she would not take up the vacant list seat after Jacinda Ardern switches from Labour's list to the Mt Albert electorate at the weekend …
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:  Peter Dunne

Dunne gives up on Labour

Labour leader Andrew Little’s gamble in backing Willie Jackson for a position on the party's list has not cost Labour any support so far according to last night’s One News Colmar Brunton poll. The polls…
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: Sir Geoffrey Palmer

What's wrong with Parliament

The New Zealand Law Society came to Parliament yesterday and told MPs they made too many laws; they made them too quickly; some were made in secret, and much of what became law was muddled and badly drafted.…
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: Greg O'Connor

Friends thought Greg O'Connor was a Nat

The more you think about it; the more surprising is Greg O’Connor’s selection as Labour candidate for Ohariu. O’Connor himself is quite frank about where he comes from and the way people perceive him.…
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: Deborah Russell already at the top table at Labour's 2016 conference

Labour's leadership scores some wins

The Labour Party’s leadership were clearly relieved with three-weekend candidate selections. One vindicated the strategic reasons behind the Willie Jackson nomination. Another will help consolidate Andre…
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