In this email we look back at yet another tumultuous day for New Zealand politics.
In today's email we discuss the continuing fallout from Metiria Turei's revelations on both the Greens and Labour.
Metiria Turei's revelations about her welfare fraud successfully helped the Greens eat into Labour's support and energise its base, but this act of political cannibalism may prove fatal for Turei, and potentially for the chances of a centre-left Government. Bernard Hickey comments on the unheavals within and between the two main centre-left parties and what it might mean for who will be in Government after September 23.
In today's email we catch up after another busy day - and night - at parliament.
The Green Party has revealed its final list rankings for this year’s election, with an emphasis on fresh talent and diversity putting some sitting MPs at risk.
The Local Government Commission (LGC) has released a draft proposal for one Council and one mayor for the whole Northland region.
Parliament was forced into urgency to retrospectively allow 63 police officers to be legally sworn in again, delaying the third reading of the Telecommunications Interceptions bill. A Privileges Committee complaint against Nick Smith over the Ruataniwha dam was dismissed