Written By: - Date published: 12:15 pm, January 23rd, 2018 - 5 comments
The ideal occurrences this year at Waitangi would be …
Written By: - Date published: 9:03 am, January 23rd, 2018 - 29 comments
Jacinda Ardern has announced that she will spend five days at Waitangi leading up to Waitangi day to make full use of the time when people are gathered there to meet together as a government that wants to form open transparent relationships.
Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, January 19th, 2018 - 124 comments
Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is expecting her first child.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, January 12th, 2018 - 74 comments
It’s always bugged me that our military forces are under-used in New Zealand. It’s time we invited them to protect us from climate change.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, January 4th, 2018 - 179 comments
What are National’s prospects this year? Will Bill English survive as leader? Will there be resignations and a clean out of the front bench? Stay tuned …
Written By: - Date published: 12:29 pm, December 23rd, 2017 - 20 comments
Doofus of the week Christmas edition is awarded to Jordan Williams for criticising Jacinda Ardern for entering into the spirit of Christmas through #nzsecretsanta and for comparing socialism to Father Christmas.
Written By: - Date published: 10:17 am, December 17th, 2017 - 47 comments
The Herald’s weekend political comment includes detailed analysis of the Colmar Brunton poll, now a week old, but ignored the details of the mini budget.
Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, December 10th, 2017 - 88 comments
The latest Colmar Brunton results just released suggests that support for the Government parties is stable and support for Jacinda Ardern is surging.
Written By: - Date published: 1:09 pm, December 5th, 2017 - 83 comments
Jacinda Ardern has formally launched the Government’s free tertiary education policy.
Written By: - Date published: 8:04 am, November 30th, 2017 - 44 comments
Just over one month in the new Labour led Government and it is time to measure progress.
Written By: - Date published: 8:01 pm, November 23rd, 2017 - 155 comments
Frigate. Send one. Now.
Written By: - Date published: 7:56 am, November 19th, 2017 - 8 comments
Robert Peston in the Spectator has analysed the social media performance of the two big parties in the United Kingdom and has concluded that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour had a significant advantage over Theresa May’s conservatives.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, November 16th, 2017 - 41 comments
There are major similarities between Helen Clark’s decision to accept into New Zealand refugees from the Tampa boat and Jacinda Ardern’s pushing for New Zealand to accept refugees based on Manus Island.
Written By: - Date published: 7:35 am, November 12th, 2017 - 83 comments
Herald lifestyle columnist has published two recent opinion pieces, the first wondering if Jacinda Ardern will be able to address the many and varied problems the country faces and the second suggesting that the Government is under the control of the extreme right. Can he please make up his mind.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, November 9th, 2017 - 17 comments
National is trying to spin that Labour refusing to continue with National’s flawed pay equity legislation shows a lack of commitment to pay equity. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Written By: - Date published: 8:35 am, November 6th, 2017 - 138 comments
Australia has refused New Zealand’s very generous offer to take 150 Manus Island refugees.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, November 6th, 2017 - 94 comments
In recent years Labour has allowed National to dominate rural politics. Maybe it is time for Labour to think about reaching out to rural voters and suggest to them that a progressive vote is in their interests.
Written By: - Date published: 2:42 pm, November 2nd, 2017 - 12 comments
In terms of style and approach Jacinda Ardern is radically different to Donald Trump.
Written By: - Date published: 4:26 pm, October 30th, 2017 - 87 comments
It would seem Labour’s got nuffin when it comes to the TPP.