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Key talks about his future

Those National Party Ministers who may have been sharpening their profiles in the expectation that the Prime Minister might retire within the next two or three years got a rude shock at the weekend. He told…
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The politics of the power row hot up

A self-styled eminent persons’ group of business lobbyists and local body politicians  yesterday challenged the Government to abandon its hands-off approach to electricity regulation and "pause" power tra…
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The political mind of Bill English

Even though he’s acting Prime Minister, or maybe because he is, Bill English can afford to lean back and exude a quiet confidence that National is on its way to forming a fourth term Government. While ear…
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