Cabinet will consider whether government ministries should take a longer-term approach to construction negotiations after Ebert Construction was tipped into receivership, sparking wider concerns about cost pressures in the construction industry.
Strong Governments have strong enforcers and Labour lacks one right now, former MP Peter Dunne points out in this week's column arguing Grant Robertson should step up.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern doubled down on the Budget responsibility rules at her post-cabinet press conference today.
Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern has outlined her Government’s plans to improve workplace conditions and the economy, saying higher wages do not need to come at the expense of jobs.
In today's email we detail the latest developments as we move toward a new Government.
Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern has named the Labour ministers who will make up the new Government, as she prepares to speak to the Governor-General and iron out final coalition discussions.
In today's email we look into the ministerial line up heading into the election, note how the government's nervousness over migration issues resulted in a temporary suspension of some of Immigration New Zealand's powers, and preview the looming Commerce Commission decision on the proposed NZME-Fairfax merger.
The Government has reshuffled its line-up as this year's election crawls closer.
Bill English's Ministry was sworn in yesterday and held its first cabinet meeting, but public activity in the capital is now clearly winding down ahead of the Christmas break.
Good morning all on the day after Bill English named his first ministry.