Chris Keall Where polls stand on the eve of the first US presidential debate Mon 26 Sep PLUS: The risks for each candidate. John Key: I won't take a traditional role after being PM Sun 25 Sep 6 PLUS: PM says while Helen Clark is 'amazing,' UN Security Council might "want more secretary and less general." Jonathan Underhill Christchurch can squeeze capital from investment arm without selling shares, Dalziel says Fri 23 Sep Council could squeeze capital out of its investment company without having to sell shares but asset sales will still be contemplated, mayor says. Paid content Michael Coote On the Money: Councils give up Gulf control Fri 23 Sep 3 A pressing local body election issue has arisen with respect to the economically significant Hauraki Gulf Forum (HGF). "Apartheid, pure and simple!" Paid content Rodney Hide Hidesight: Ministries galore means more votes, not policies WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 23 Sep 7 ACT leader David Seymour has quite correctly questioned why we have ministers of women’s, Pacific, Maori and ethnic affairs. "As Undersecretary for Regulatory Reform in a National-led government that relies on his support, David Seymour seems well-placed to address this over-regulation. What's he been doing about it?" Paid content Matthew Hooton Cabinet reshuffle needed soon WEEKEND REVIEW Fri 23 Sep 12 My pick for the next ministry. With special feature audio and video. "I agree totally with your assessment of Nathan Guy. He is patently out of his depth" NZ POLITICS DAILY: The Killing of the Kermadec sanctuary Key boosts Clark, TPP in short, sharp UN speech READER POLL RESULT: Was the OIO right to approve the Shanghai Maling-Silver Fern Farms deal? Key disowns wine bottle at Goff's $250K auction, reiterates neutrality Kermadec row opens up fault lines on both sides of politics NZ POLITICS DAILY: To vote or not? Maybe you shouldn’t Reader poll result: Who would you vote for if you lived in the US? Bright gets serial litigant to take case against Auckland Council Crone vows to fight ‘still winnable' mayoral election 'through to the end' Kermadecs: Fox confirms Maori Party was willing to walk away The Clinton charities: what they do and where the money goes Thoughts on systems of power: Part 3 - What about the burqa? Queenstown – 100% Purely full HIDESIGHT: Fixing dysfunctional local government JOHN BISHOP: Where’s the anti-status quo alternative to National? ORDER PAPER: Vocal at the local Time’s up for Nick Smith after Kermadec fiasco Trump pulls ahead in two large battleground states, Johnson & Stein blocked from debates Goff talks to NZ Super Fund, but won't change position on key assets NZ POLITICS DAILY: September 16 2016 $24 billion Auckland transport package comes with a $4 billion shortfall NZ POLITICS DAILY: Injustice in the justice system? A short history of presidents lying about their health Government to stump up for any further CRL cost blowouts Foreign Affairs: Calm over Syria and North Korea heats up Price tag for Auckland rail link balloons NZ POLITICS DAILY: Sept 14, 2016 Goff leads among National voters, all-comers in latest Auckland Mayoral poll Politics: Labour's weird data obsession and that awkward poll Clinton's stumble and the paradox of the vulnerable leader Ralston rages at Thomas, Palino vote-splitting in Auckland mayoralty race NZ POLITICS DAILY: September 13 'Goff just doesn't have what it takes' – Thomas sharpens attack on Auckland's presumptive next mayor Thomas concedes Goff has lock on Auckland mayoralty Poll slump for Labour raises more questions about current direction Uber seeks government affairs manager to lobby for regulatory change in NZ NZ POLITICS DAILY: Workers versus migrants Waiheke Islanders to convince Local Government Commission they can go it alone NZ POLITICS DAILY: Bringing ethnic minorities to the table ORDER PAPER: A year of living dangerously ON THE OTHER HAND: Too good to be true? HUNTER’S CORNER: Why the EU’s move on Apple is good for business HIDESIGHT: How does bully state seduce believers? MATTHEW HOOTON: And they’re off! 2000 Auckland Council staff earn more than $100,000 a year NZ POLITICS DAILY: Do brown lives matter? NZ's connection to latest ISIS terror magazine targeting Australia Household incomes data rebut claims of rising poverty, inequality A-G finds no fault in Niue hotel contract award NZ POLITICS DAILY: September 7 NZ First focused and raring to go, 'like a horse in a steeplechase' – Winston Editor’s Insight: Globetrotting Key catches up with G20 leaders at Asian summit Strong support for tougher law on bribery How many voters will front up? Not many, based on stats and failed campaigns NZ POLITICS DAILY: September 6 Helen Clark melts Key's and Farrar’s hearts, but all wrong for UN Secretary General Politics: Andrew Little's staffing problem TPP deal still a possibility – Key NZ POLITICS DAILY: Peters’ angry route to power Key completely wrong on own powers to call election Kaye takes leave from portfolios following cancer diagnosis Squeezing more from existing trade deals may require domestic policy tweaks, McClay says Winston joins the early election chorus Helen Clark should pull out How Nick Smith could deal with land banking Joyce denies double-standard as Indian students face deportation People's Party a front for National: Peters Government caves in to shareholder lobbying on taxation of demerged shares NZ POLITICS DAILY: Talkin’ bout a revolution in NZ ON THE MONEY: Honey wars trump burglaries ‘Get on with it’ – the case for an early election What drone stunt reveals about latté-loving voters Key best to prolong Labour’s agony Hosking vs Hooton: Snap election, or let Labour decay grow? NZ POLITICS DAILY: September 1 Living Wage Movement gives the fingers to mayoral candidates Trump messes up Mexico visit Suggested picks for Andrew Little’s new chief of staff kicked to the kerb Editor’s Insight: Brexit turns Europeans into pariahs on trade, tax EU’s $NZ21b Apple tax slice will have wide effect NZ POLITICS DAILY: Politicians are failing on housing Editor’s Insight: Meet the Pimbys – politicians in my back yard Editor’s Insight: Migrant scaremongering will damage economy in long run NZ POLITICS DAILY: Helen Clark’s failing campaign for the UN Top UN post: Clark remains seventh out of 10 candidates Twyford has ‘well and truly jumped the shark’ – Paula Bennett Tactical genius required: Heather Simpson please step up Brexit fallout: The UK plans its next move NZ POLITICS DAILY: Old school vs new COOLs How does National’s latest member's bill stack up? Using the biscuit tin to bash red tape Editor’s Insight: What's so cool about Cools Why do media keep reporting claims obviously false?