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The short-termism that comes with electioneering sucks all the creativity and intelligence out of our politicians.

But what about the policy?

Fri 22 Sep

Opinion: Election campaigns are, almost by definition, the worst possible times to seriously think about the future of the country, says Oliver Hartwich.

The prime minister will have the opportunity to take the stick to dangerous monstrosities that were allowed to grow

Time to vote for change

Fri 22 Sep 35

Opinion: Only one prime ministerial candidate has the vision, values, plan and competence for transformational economic and social change.

Puff and over-protective editorial admirers surround Jacinda Ardern (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Polls, punditry and puffery

Thu 21 Sep 2

Media Watch: The election campaign has focused on the Labour Party’s earnest new leader and her soaring chances against Bill English.

Back in front (Photo: Jerry Yelich - O'Connor)

Poll reversal puts National back in front

Wed 20 Sep 15

Latest poll comes after a week with Labour leader Jacinda Arden on the back foot over spending and tax policies.

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says tax breaks for people investing in SME is an ideas she wants Labour to "look into" if it wins the election
Housing strategist Leonie Freeman says “Let’s be clear. This is categorically about more than just talking" (photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Pitiful new home numbers sign of ‘deeply troubling performance failure’

Wed 20 Sep 8

“It’s time to stop talking and actually get on with building houses," says Leonie Freeman.

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