: Cabinet's resident westie, a potential future Leader, Number 5 ranked Paula Bennett --- the new Minister of Climate Change Issues. 

BENNETT BIG WINNER IN CABINET RESHUFFLE

As Ministers and Government insiders began to digest the unexpected news last night that Judith Collins was coming back to Cabinet the focus shifted to one other aspect of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet resh…
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Getty Images: Trade Minister Tim Groser

CABINET RESHUFFLE

CABINET RESHUFFLE TODAY The Prime Minister has announced that he will outline some "surgical" Cabinet changes today.Usually reliable soruces have told POLITIK they are likely to be: The long expected res…
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FrontPage: National Party members Larry Mitchell and Terry Dunleavy at the ACT Local Government meeting to protest about Government inaction over the Auckland Council.

COLLINS BACKS NATIONAL PARTY DISSIDENTS

There is growing frustration among National Party members in Auckland over the Government’s refusal to review the activities the Auckland Council. Several party members attended an ACT conference on Satur…
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FrontPage: Labour Leader Andrew Little at yesterday's media briefing on the reshuffle

THE STRATEGY BEHIND LABOUR'S RESHUFFLE

Labour leader Andrew Little’s caucus reshuffle appears to have passed the big test that his strategists set which was for it to allow him to be seen stamping his authority on the caucus. And he did that b…
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