In today's email we covered the selection of two Westies as leader and deputy leader of the National Party, and asked whether Simon Bridges might defy the conventional wisdom that predicts he will end up as electoral roadkill.
The identity of the next National leader still feels very much up in the air - but they can be almost certain of a nigh-impossible task in dethroning Jacinda Ardern and her coalition government, as Sam Sachdeva writes.
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.