Making local govt elections less local
An inquiry into last year’s local body elections will ask if more central government involvement could improve them.
Activist boot camps need brown voices
Young people are being inspired at environmental and political activism boot camps - but too few of them are Māori or Pasifika, writes Pete McKenzie
The Sure Things: Tracey McLellan
Unwittingly signed up to Labour by her son, the former academic is now set to replace stalwart Ruth Dyson
Online advertising reviewed for election
Political advertising policies at Facebook and Twitter have been reviewed- and here’s how they’ll apply to this year’s general election.
National has its own climate crisis
Judith Collins is filling the blackhole that is National’s climate policy with social media posts appealing to science deniers.
NZ residency applications outstrip targets
The number of residency applications are outstripping the Government’s lowered planning targets by thousands.
Terror accused writes to supporter from prison
The alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch attacks has been writing to sympathisers from prison.
Time to recall MPs’ anti-migrant rhetoric
In the wake of the Christchurch attacks, it’s time to look at how politicians talk about Islam.