Jacinda Ardern looks likely to take a mental health or child welfare-related portfolio (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Ardern’s cabinet: Largely bereft of business experience

Tue 24 Oct 12

Winston Peters likely to get foreign affairs as well as the deputy prime ministership.

Alternative infrastructure financing talks making headway, says English

Tue 30 May

Legislative change could be required for Auckland Council, which had rigid debt levels although the city's debt was "actually quite low."

Cabinet reshuffle: Nonsense and fatuity dominate the reaction

Mon 19 Dec 7

Anyone breathlessly anticipating an “exciting” cabinet reshuffle should probably not over-tax their nervous systems with anything more jarring than, say, ludo games down at the local Lyceum Clubrooms.

Two down, how many more to go? PM Bill English considers his options

Strong steer for English on minister most deserving of demotion

Fri 16 Dec 1

With Foss and McCully already having fallen on their swords, which cabinet minister do readers believe should get the chop: Brownlee, Smith or Upston? With readers' poll result.

Hekia Parata, Sam Lotu-Iiga, Craig Foss, Murray McCully

Politics: Reshuffles and retirements a-plenty

Thu 15 Dec

Cabinet spills and fills

Craig Foss

Craig Foss to quit at next election

Wed 14 Dec 20

The decision comes just a day after Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga revealed he would not contest next year’s election either.


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