Former Defence Minister Mark Mitchell has announced his candidacy for the National Party leadership. Thomas Coughlan reports.
Carmel Sepuloni has inherited Bill English's social investment approach. She's not throwing it out, but she'd prefer to rebuild the social safety net rather than just targeting those who might fall through. Thomas Coughlan reports.
The three main contenders for Bill English’s throne have revealed themselves - but who made the best impression? Sam Sachdeva reports on a day of frenzied activity at Parliament.
In today's email we looked at the legacy of Bill English, the morning after yet another surprise leadership change.
Amy Adams has capped off a trio of announcements in the battle to become National’s next leader, touting her blend of urban and rural values and experience as a minister.
Bill English is leaving on his own terms as a popular politician with a passion for investing to lift people out of poverty and reduce their reliance on the state. But his vision was only partly achieved. His bigger legacy was successfully managing the economy through the GFC in tandem with John Key, writes Bernard Hickey.
National leader Bill English says his decision to leave Parliament is a “purely personal decision”, tearing up as he mentioned the impact of his long political career on his family.
In today's email we find a landmine for the incoming Reserve Bank governor to defuse.
Bill English was just starting to roll out his social investment idea throughout Government when he lost power. His frustration at Labour's reluctance to wholeheartedly adopt the idea was evident in an interview with Thomas Coughlan.
Jacinda Ardern's Labour Government did better than expected in its first 100 days. Bernard Hickey looks ahead to the bigger tests in the next 1,000 days before the 2020 election.