The three main contenders for Bill English’s throne have revealed themselves - but who made the best impression? Sam Sachdeva reports on a day of frenzied activity at Parliament.
Amy Adams has capped off a trio of announcements in the battle to become National’s next leader, touting her blend of urban and rural values and experience as a minister.
Comment: Tucking himself into bed on Tuesday night, Bill English would have been looking forward to discussing a topic dear to his heart - numbers, in all their manifest glory,
Bill English has warned the Government his party will closely watch whether it lives up to its bold promises, saying New Zealand’s future “isn’t written in good intentions”.
National leader Bill English has brushed off suggestions his job may be in peril, saying he has more support than ever and dismissing speculation about his and deputy Paula Bennett's positions as "a bit of gossip".
In today's email we looked at Labour's immigration dummy pass, and discuss the likelihood of bipartisan agreement on Ardern's Child Poverty Reduction Bill (amid questions over whether Bill English will be around to come to such an agreement).
The new Climate Change Minister, James Shaw, will release long-delayed new guidance to councils on planning for new coastal developments and sea level rise on Friday, Eloise Gibson reports.
In today's email we look past the speculation and rumours of 'utu' to dig into the details of coalition negotiating teams and what Winston's previous words can tell us.
This election comes down to a simple choice on a vast array of complex issues. Rod Oram looks at National's record and the options for change. He concludes more of the same won’t deliver for New Zealand, while new leaders and policies will.
Bill English and Jacinda Ardern have clashed in a fiery debate, with a surprise commitment on child poverty from the PM. With 19 days until the election, Bernard Hickey and Sam Sachdeva report.