Weekly Hit: Unless the Official Information Act is fixed early on, the new government will soon be abusing it at least as badly as its predecessors.
Weekly Hit: The prime minister has passed all her foreign policy tests but her government’s domestic programme represents a much bigger challenge.
Weekly Hit: The prime minister will need to be careful her rhetoric doesn’t outpace her policy programme.
Weekly Hit: Government should be about making value judgements, not ministers rolling out press releases for their bureaucrats.
Weekly Hit: Withdrawing from the TPP would undermine New Zealand’s ability to conduct foreign policy for at least a generation.