The National Party is promising that a wholesale bill with its proposals for the reform of the Resource Management Act will be drawn up for 2019.
With the news a Queen’s Counsel will head the investigation into the leak of MPs’ expenses, the affair has taken on added significance. National appears confident the leaker isn’t one of their own, but a definitive answer may be hard to find, as Sam Sachdeva writes.
A war of words has erupted between National and the Government over the falling value of the Kiwi dollar, Thomas Coughlan reports.
Nurses have voted to ratify the latest pay deal from district health boards, ending the looming threat of industrial action.
The Government has formally launched its Trade for All agenda, with Jacinda Ardern saying the public’s confidence in trade must be rebuilt. Just another working group, or a savvy play to win back business confidence? Sam Sachdeva reports.
Former MP Peter Dunne argues National needs to either embrace New Zealand First or reject it, and quickly. The current prevarication is confusing voters and is ultimately dangerous.
Business confidence took a dive in July, with the key measure of businesses' own prospects falling to its lowest level since May 2009, Thomas Coughlan reports.
Tim Murphy attended Simon Bridges' debut party conference as National leader and finds the blue team getting over the grief of losing power.
Simon Bridges produced a piece of art for a silent auction at the National conference over the weekend.
This weekend, the National Party is holding its first conference in opposition for almost a decade. Expect more robust debate than during the party’s time in government, along with patience - for now - as Simon Bridges continues to find his feet, Sam Sachdeva writes.