Articles tagged Jacinda Ardern

Bernard Hickey argues Labour should respond to Auckland's man-made infrastructure disaster the same way National responded to Christchurch's natural disaster: by using its strong balance sheet to borrow and build.

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has issued a stark warning ahead of the May 17 Budget, saying the Government had discovered the budget situations in Health and Education were much worse than she expected when in Opposition.

The draft Government Policy Statement on transport has received plaudits for its vision on public transport and logistics, but some say the proposals will fail to improve the lives of those on low incomes that will be hit hard by fuel tax increases. Thomas Coughlan reports.

Broadcasting and communications minister Clare Curran has again found herself in hot water after it emerged that she contacted RNZ Chair Richard Griffin last week about correcting an inaccurate claim Griffin made in select committee. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it would have been preferable if someone else had contacted Griffin.