Covid case colleagues ordered to stay home
Employees of two Auckland companies have been ordered to stay home as health officials track the movements of our new Covid-19 cases.
Nats would scrap prisoner reduction target
Proposal to reduce the prison population “has the wrong focus”, National claims.
Greens turn focus to housing crisis
In its third major policy announcement, the Green Party has revealed a suite of plans to subsidise community-provided rental housing and boost the state housing build programme.
Minor parties start major scrapping
The smaller parties are jockeying for position as polling day nears.
Collins struggles to wake National from rogue state
Rogue poll or not, Judith Collins’ first fortnight as National leader has not been smooth sailing.
Ross hitches wagon to conspiracy theorists
The embattled MP from Botany has joined his party with the conspiracy theory-driven New Zealand Public Party, allowing the latter a potential path to Parliament
People deserve better from their Parliament
The gap between the scale of the issues facing NZ, and the problems occupying MPs, has never seemed so large.
Lees-Galloway sacked over office affair
Iain Lees-Galloway has been dismissed as a government minister after having a 12-month “inappropriate” affair with a former staffer.
Labour MP Raymond Huo to retire
The party’s first Chinese MP says lockdown inspired him to put his family first.