:  Greens Co-Leader James Shaw making his

What do the Greens really want?

Greens Leader James Shaw is an unusually complex politician. In an environment where most rhetoric is dumbed down to TV news sound bite level, Shaw likes to engage in intellectual abstract discussions about…
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: Finance Minister Grant Robertson and PM Jacinda Ardern answer media questions after the Caucus retreat.

Ardern's secret diplomacy revealed

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spent some of her holiday time on the phone to her Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, lobbying him to end his objections to the CPTPP. Well placed Beehive sources say bo…
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: Nikki Kaye with Bill English on the 2017 election campaign

What National needs to do to win 2020

Just after the election, POLITIK ran a piece suggesting – among other things – that Nikki Kaye might be a component of any future leadership change within National if Bill English were to retire. The ne…
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:  Colin James

Political journalism in an unquiet time

Parliament rises today. It has done its dash for the year which has been marked by so much turbulence and change. However, given the amount of legislation that will be held over till the new year, that tur…
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