Muller plays it safe with National reshuffle
The new National leader mixed promotions for loyalists with retaining some of Simon Bridges’ backers.
Todd Muller steers National towards a kinder approach
The new National leader convinced his colleagues Simon Bridges’ negativity was dragging them down.
New National leader pitches positive approach
Todd Muller won’t provide “opposition for opposition’s sake” as he takes on Jacinda Ardern.
Facebook hires AAP for NZ fact-checking
In the lead-up to the general election, Facebook has launched a fact-checking service for NZ and the Pacific.
Ardern holding to Sept election despite virus
The Prime Minister says there are no plans to change the election date - but officials do have powers in reserve.
Resignations, allegations in new political party
Officeholders leave fledgling environmental party, with the former chair labelling it a “fast fail”.
Peters fires blanks with social media ‘artillery’
The NZ First leader said a Facebook livestream would reveal the truth, but he struggled to be heard.
Peters should stand down as Racing Minister
Leaked documents seen by RNZ show racing industry figures donated large sums secretly to NZ First. Bernard Hickey argues Winston Peters should stand down as Racing Minister, at the very least while those donations are being investigated by the SFO.
Three more National MPs to retire
David Carter, Sarah Dowie and Nicky Wagner are all standing down at this year’s election.