Articles tagged David Clendon

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.

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