Master of University College Oxford and President of the Academy of Social Sciences Sir Ivor Crewe

UK Labour Party 'destroyed' by Corbyn election – says expert

Fri 18 Sep 27

It's back to the bad old days for UK's Labour Party.

Corrections chief executive Ray Smith (left) with Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-liga at a 3.30pm press conference to announce the news (@felixmarwick)

Corrections snatches Mt Eden Prison back from Serco

Fri 24 Jul 3

Lotu-Liga backs move against private prison operator as Corrections activates a "step-in" clause ahead of a possible termination of Serco's contract.

PHIL TWYFORD: His racial dogwhistle politics exacerbated Labour’s difficulties

Order Paper: How long will the political vacuum last – and who will fill it?

Fri 24 Jul

If new Green Party co-leader James Shaw is smart, he will be preparing a ‘future of the New Zealand Left’ speech around about now.

Labour’s corrections spokesman Kelvin Davis

Contract should be ripped up, and Serco ‘kicked for touch’ – Labour

Fri 24 Jul 16

This follows Kelvin Davis tweeting earlier today that SERCO is entitled to $1.2 million in performance related bonuses.


Labour's corrections spokesman Kelvin Davis talks about Serco on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

PHIL TWYFORD: Has made a good run for the deputy leadership of his party

Order Paper: Identity politics and the aftermath of Twyford

Fri 17 Jul

The Auckland housing problem isn’t about the colour of the people with the money: it is about the volume of the money

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.


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