Jonathan Coleman is the latest senior minister to switch from politics to business. Victoria University's Bryce Edwards argues it's another example of the problem of New Zealand’s revolving door between the public and private sectors.
National is ignoring the looming threat of rising superannuation costs and a changing climate. Thomas Coughlan argues its new leaders should look to the party’s history for solutions.
Former Finance Minister Steven Joyce has bowed out of Parliament, a week after his failed bid for the National Party leadership following Bill English’s departure. Thomas Coughlan reports.
In today's email we detail the events around Parliament yesterday as Todd Barclay finally accepted he had to go.
In today's email we look at the fall-out from the Newsroom investigation of Todd Barclay.
In today's email we look at revelations on the Newsroom site about MP Todd-Barclay.
In today's email, we look at John Key's legacy and rate his valedictory speech, detail the big data debate and check out the response to claims in "Hit and Run".
John Key left Parliament tonight and gave up the reins of power on his own terms with his popularity still broadly intact, which is both unusual for any politician and would normally indicate a successful legacy. But Key's legacy is mixed, particularly when it is judged by his own measures of success -- wealth and incomes.
In today's email, we detail how Kiwibank had a no good, bad day: look at how the clock is ticking for Teach First; and examine Waikato's Change Plan 1.
Cabinet sources are telling media today that Bill English has a clear majority of support within the National caucus ahead of next Monday's vote.