Helen Clark

Sarah Palin was found lacking; will that apply to Jacinda Ardern too?

Is Jacinda Ardern our Sarah Palin?

Fri 15 Sep 60

Weekly Hit: The wheels have come off Jacindamania with the new Labour leader unable to give meaningful answers on anything.

Jacinda Ardern: Appeared shifty and at sea on tax (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Tax backdown lays bare a lack of joined-up thinking

Thu 14 Sep 7

Order Paper: You can't just join up some slogans and call it a coherent policy. But that's what Labour is doing over tax.

Film maker Gaylene Preston followed Helen Clark around for a year

My Year With Helen director talks equality, leadership and Jacinda ahead of film release


Gaylene Preston followed Helen Clark’s bid for top UN post.

Rodney Hide cannot agree with Damien Grant's position on sending National to the Opposition

Hidesight: For most voters, not bad is good enough

Fri 18 Aug

Most governments sail along rearranging deck chairs and now and again putting on a prettier dress.

Labour's nostalgia for Helen Clark is odd, considering her legacy for the party

Labour pains

Mon 31 Jul 5

Order Paper: Labour has become the Sick Man of New Zealand Politics  – or, as its members would probably prefer it, the Wellness Challenged Person of New Zealand Politics. 

Green co-leader Metiria Turei's plop is paying off

Metiria’s strategy makes sense

Fri 28 Jul 24

Weekly Hit: Green co-leader Metiria Turei knows exactly what she is doing as she distances her party from Andrew Little’s dying Labour.


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