At his party's recent conference, ACT leader David Seymour made the case for reducing the size of Parliament. But smaller government doesn't always equal small government, Liam Hehir writes, arguing that doubling the number of MPs could be a better call.
While National continues to ride high in the polls, the jury is still out on new leader Simon Bridges. Sam Sachdeva was at one of Bridges’ community events as he spoke about National’s lack of friends and how it will bring “some sizzle with the sausage” come 2020.
In today's email we found out why Air New Zealand is challenging MBIE over airport parking charges.
The Disability Rights Commissioner has submitted a scathing report on David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill, saying it does not include adequate safeguards. Thomas Coughlan reports
In today's email we look into the Electoral Commission's list of donations made to political parties, dig into the sale of the disputes resolution service used by ACC, and ask what is next for ACT.
Before the election, David Seymour was talking about his plan to make ACT relevant again. Yet the party went backwards, leaving Seymour facing opposition as a solo act. What went wrong, and does ACT have a future in its current form?
In today's email we look past the silly hats into the detail from yesterday's campaigning, discuss land taxes and climate change, and share some weekend reads.
ACT leader David Seymour has been going it alone in Parliament for the last three years, but he’s confident about a three-stage plan to revitalise the party’s flagging brand. As part of Newsroom’s election coverage, Seymour speaks about the issues on Kiwis’ minds and his own ambitions.
New charter schools have been announced, as the ACT-driven policy continues to expand.
ACT Leader and Epsom MP David Seymour and United Future Leader and Ohariu MP Peter Dunne have intervened to offer a way for the Government to pass Resource Management Act (RMA) reforms without the support of the Maori Party.