Bill English was just starting to roll out his social investment idea throughout Government when he lost power. His frustration at Labour's reluctance to wholeheartedly adopt the idea was evident in an interview with Thomas Coughlan.
Will Bill English's vision of highly targeted and data-driven welfare spending survive under Jacinda Ardern? Thomas Coughlan reports it is likely to morph rather than disappear.
Jacinda Ardern has laid out a plan for a multi-decade and bipartisan drive to slash child poverty. It will only work if National signs up to it, and the early signs aren't good. Bernard Hickey reports.