Government

Our morning roundup of the key news

This is our morning round-up of the key political and government links this morning from other sites, including RNZ, NZ Herald, Stuff, TVNZ, Newshub and various blog sites.

It is broken down by portfolio and topic for ease of scanning and is designed specifically for those in Government relations, media relations, corporate relations, business development and executive teams. Newsroom Pro subscribers can have it directly emailed to them every morning. Just email pro@newsroom to be put on the Newsroom Pro Monitor list.

Labour Party
Richard Harman (Politik): Buoyant Labour airbrushes out Clark
Sam Sachdeva (Newsroom): Labour’s 2020 vision takes shape
Mike Houlahan (ODT): Wellbeing measure for success
Government
Housing
Moana Makapelu Lee (Māori TV): East Porirua regeneration project ‘bad omen’
Damien Grant (Stuff): The housing crisis is here to stay
Emma Jolliff and Katie Fitzgerald (Newshub): Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern defends KiwiBuild prices
Jessica Tyson (Māori TV): Renters celebrate the end of letting fees
Amy Diamond (Bay of Plenty Times): Letting fees to be axed, who picks up the bill?
Karel Sroubek residency decision, immigration
Heather du Plessis-Allan (Herald): Immigration Minister needs to go
Leah Te Whata (Maori TV): Underage sex “not a new issue”
Environment, conservation
Banks
Tamsyn Parker (Herald): NZ banks braced for judgment day
Justice
Herald on Sunday editorial: Fate of our youth
International Socialists: Criminal Injustice: Racist Cruelty
Foreign Affairs
Matthew Rosenberg and Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Government blindsided as Niue signs up to Chinese blandishments
Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): No end to MPs’ self sacrifice
Treaty negotiations
Education, child welfare
Brittany Keogh, Josephine Franks, Lawrence Smith (Stuff): Polite Rebellion
Scott Palmer and Alexandra Nelson (Newshub): A&E surgeons seeing ‘significant spikes’ in scooter injuries
Primary industries
Jan Marten Kingma (Southland Times): Fonterra must go back to the core
Police
Abortion
Local government
Evan Harding (Southland Times): Women not treated equal: Deputy mayor
Auckland
World War 1 commemorations
Royal tour
Media
Colin Peacock (RNZ): Māori media under review
Oil and gas
Tourism, freedom camping
Electricity
Relationship property laws
Other
Michael Littlewood (Herald): KiwiSaver scheme getting special treatment
Nikki Macdonald (Stuff): <a href="https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/108212160/National-Portrait-Juliet-Gerrard-scientis

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