The news that mattered today
The Electoral Commission has released recommendations on how to improve our democracy. Victoria University’s Dr Bryce Edwards argues our politicians are likely to ignore many of them.
In today's email we looked at the shake up that is on the way for Auckland's transport infrastructure plans, and we dug into the accuracy of the claim that Australia's foreign buyers ban and capital gains tax did not work to slow house price inflation in its major cities.
The Electoral Commission released the results of the Citizens Initiated Referendum on the Government's asset sale programme late on Friday showing 67.2% of voters were against the programme.