Articles tagged NZ First

An embarrassing back down has made the Government’s planned justice reforms even more difficult and illustrated just how politically sensitive the issue can be. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

In one of the strangest Government announcements ever, the country’s new Prime Minister found out they had the job at the same time as all of New Zealand. Shane Cowlishaw picks out some of the more colourful moments of a hectic night.

Soon the new Government will be announced and incoming Ministers will begin receiving their briefings (BIMS). Shane Cowlishaw does the work for the bureaucrats and writes a BIM for whoever is the next Education Minister.