: PM Jacinda speaks to the UN General Assembly yesterday

Ardern hints at climate change compromise

The Prime Minister gave a heavy hint to the United Nations yesterday that the Government is looking to back off its proposal to force farmers into the Emissions Trading Scheme for the next five years. Jacin…
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: National's MPs - the scramble is now on to join them

Scramble for National nominations begins

The scramble will now be on to win selection as the National candidate for what looks likely to be at least two --- possibly three --- safe seats in Auckland. First up will be Botany, the Jami-Lee Ross seat…
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: National Leader Simon Bridges with his own wife, Natalie, at his party's annual conference in July. Only the family is off limits in politics, he says.

Bridges says only family is off limits

National's Leader, Simon Bridges, says the only thing off-limits in his attacks on the Prime Minister are her family. In an at-times testy interview with POLITIK yesterday he addressed charges that National…
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: Ihumatao with a Maori sovereignty flag

Ardern caught in the middle

The Maori King has thrown the Ihumatao dispute back to the Beehive, and the pressure will now go on the Prime Minister to find a solution. All along she – and other Government Ministers – have said they…
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