A taste of Newsroom Pro
Newsroom Pro is Newsroom’s twin publication - an online subscription news service based in Wellington, reporting on politics and the economy via Parliament and the Beehive.
Labour is about to launch an inquiry into migrant and international student abuse.
Jacinda Ardern hopes to quietly resolve a looming clash with iwi and her own Māori MPs over charter schools. But the two sides are miles apart.
The US stock market slumps 4.6 percent on fears of rising inflation and interest rates, but few see it as the start of a new Global Financial Crisis. Bernard Hickey reports.
Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Govt did better than expected in its first 100 days. Bernard Hickey looks to the future.
Parliament is about to debate two types of cannabis reform. Thomas Coughlan explains where they both sit on the reform spectrum and details the pros and cons.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has launched a plan to create a multi-decade and bi-partisan system for measuring the reduction of child poverty.
Pro-free-trade economist Michael Reddell argues the new version of the TPP is full of fishhooks and there’s little evidence it will benefit New Zealanders.
UPDATED: Government unveils a hardline defence of its housing policies - then junior minister retracts, apologises.
Labour is well ahead of National — particularly among women and those aged under 55 — in a new online poll conducted for Newsroom by international survey firm SSI.
Tim Murphy ploughs through all Winston Peters’ public speeches since June to find out what he really thinks of his potential governing partners.
It’s time for farmers to stop squandering their natural capital and avoid an environmental bankruptcy, argues Rod Oram.
NZ deserves better from its leaders than Bill English’s Faustian bargain, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
Bernard Hickey assesses the new Labour Government’s first month in power as mostly successful, but the rubber will have to hit the road in a couple of weeks.
Winston Peters’ lawyers signed papers seeking legal action against National leader Bill English and three of his ministers the day before the election was even held.
Rod Oram picks out three key ministers in the Government’s drive to change the inner workings of the economy.
The new Labour-led Government’s first act is to plan an urgent ban on foreign buyers of existing homes.
Arguments to the effect that that it ‘isn’t right’ to form government without the highest-achieving party are factually and historically suspect.