Politics

Editor’s Insight: Centre holds – for now – as French prepare for second round

Thu 27 Apr

The final ballot may not be a doddle for Emmanuel Macron, as neither candidate represents a mainstream party.

Trump promises 'biggest tax cut ever' will be unveiled Wednesday

WEEKEND REVIEW Tue 25 Apr 12

But some Republicans are worried over what they see as an over-complicated and confused strategy, which is already causing problems.

Macron claims French presidential election victory, faces Le Pen in runoff

Mon 24 Apr 2

FINAL COUNT UPDATE: Pro-European Emmanuel Macron wins by more than two percentage points over nationalist Marine Le Pen and remains the favourite to win the runoff on May 7.

Cabinet reshuffle could resolve the Smith issue

Mon 24 Apr 6

Nick Smith is not good at retail politics. The problem is, election years are all about retail politics.

Joyce on The Nation

Joyce promises more spending to keep services, infrastructure up with immigration

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 23 Apr 4

As the newly-minted Finance Minister's new budget approaches, Lisa Owen asks him if the so-called rock star economy still rocking, and is it time to start sharing the wealth around?

Brownlee on Q+A

Brownlee relaxed about North Korean threat to nuke Australia

WEEKEND REVIEW Sun 23 Apr 16

Defence Minister on whether New Zealand would follow the US to war; Civil Defence changes; whether he wants Foreign Affairs.

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