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.

Name suppression for restaurant managers charged with worker exploitation

Wed 15 Apr

Lawyer says naming the trio would cause undue hardship.

Winston Peters (TV3)

Northland: Third poll finds Peters neck-and-neck with National

Sun 8 Mar 14

Andrew Little now under huge pressure to choose between left-interest and self-interest. UPDATE: Labour leader drops voters a strong hint.

Labour’s candidate for Northland Willow-Jean Prime

UPDATED: The fix isn’t in – Labour to contest Northland

Tue 3 Mar 3

Labour's decision is about "the party’s best interests in the short term”.

Finance Minister Bill English giving his Massey University/Auckland Chamber of Commerce Finance 2015 address in Auckland

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Should New Zealand follow Tony Abbott’s lead and introduce a poll tax on foreign buyers?

Mon 2 Mar

New Zealand’s biggest political parties have differing opinions on foreigners buying land.

Labour's Housing Spokesman Phil Twyford

Labour backs Abbott’s foreign home buying restriction plan

Fri 27 Feb 4

Labour housing spokesman Phil Twyford says a similar system should be implemented here in NZ.


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