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Edwards on Politics
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Irony of the ‘Wellington knows best’ approach to governing

ANALYSIS: The Government appears to be pushing the boundaries of executive power.

WATCH: NBR political editor Brent Edwards speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

Brent Edwards Thu, 18 Apr 2024

Politics is so often about perception.

Remember a former Labour government which suggested ways of encouraging the use of low-energy light bulbs. It quickly became another mark of the ‘nanny state’.

Imagine if the same government attempted to tell parents how they should look after their children

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