Today's email is a special round up of the main points out of the coalition agreements signed and released yesterday.
MMP got a bad rap over the last month's prevarications and brinksmanship.
In today's email we detail the events last night that see us waking up with a new centre-left Government in waiting.
In today's email we look at the potential policy mix of a coalition that may be announced today.
In today's email we have the latest on the coalition negotiations, look at the inflation figures, and review the SSC v Guardians of NZ Super Fund drama.
In today's email we look at the issues that any new Government will have to address .. when we finally get one.
Those expecting any sort of deal to form a Government today should hold their horses, Bernard Hickey writes. Winston Peters hasn't even started talking with Bill English about ministerial positions or governing arrangements. And the New Zealand First board (and National or Labour) would then have to sign off on those too.
In today's email we discuss how those hoping for a new Government by the end of the day will be disappointed.
In today's email, the coalition negotiation meetings wind up but we need to wait a bit longer for a new Government, we look into whether Housing NZ is paying an Irish company $1b for prefab homes, and examine the challenges and opportunities posed by new developments in food technology.
In today's email, Winston Peters signals the first slippage in the deadline for a new Government, while appearing to confirm that monetary policy and housing affordability were part of the ongoing discussions.