Workplace Relations minister Michael Woodhouse

Minimum wage increases to $15.25 an hour

Mon 29 Feb 1

The increase is effective from April 1.

NZ POLITICS DAILY: Catching up with the Greens

Fri 29 Jan

At the beginning of a new political year, New Zealand’s third largest political party stands at a strategic crossroads.

Winston Peters

Winston's rugby junket funded by corporate lobbyists

Thu 23 Jul 11

Winston Peters has hit back at allegations he’s being wooed by corporate lobbyists.

Prime Minister John Key (Rob Hosking)

Politics: How MMP has trapped Labour and the Greens

Fri 1 May 8

MMP, a political system vigorously promoted by the New Zealand’s political Left, is playing a big part in the Left’s political failings.


Rob Hosking breaks down the political and economic week that was on NBR Radio, and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

Green party co-leader Metiria Turei

NBR poll participants give their two cents on MPs’ pay

Thu 19 Mar 1

Taxpayers’ Union is of the opinion that anything that links MPs' remuneration to their performance is a good thing.

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei

MP remuneration bill passes first reading, despite Greens digging heels in

Wed 18 Mar 7

The bill passed by an overwhelming 106 to 14 under urgency yesterday night with every Green Party MP digging in their heels and voting No.


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