Paid content Rob Hosking National's public sector bet Wed 22 Feb 2 Implicit in Joyce's rhetoric is a large vote of confidence in public sector employees being innovative. Implicit in Labour and Green rhetoric is a large vote of no confidence in them. Paid content Jason Walls McClay prepares for TPP talks in Chile Wed 22 Feb There is still optimism that a deal can be reached with the other 11 TPP nations. Paid content Duncan Bridgeman and Hamish Colman-Ross NBR VIEW: Screw the golfers, let's build houses instead – Green MP Wed 22 Feb 25 NBR View’s Susan Wood interviews the two leading candidates for Mt Albert; golfers hit back. "So the Green Party wants to sell public assets. Didn't take long for that U-turn to happen" Dr Bryce Edwards POLITICS DAILY: Labour’s broad church strategy is working Tue 21 Feb Despite resistance from liberals in the party, Andrew Little's strategy to broaden the party continues to proceed relatively unaffected. Paid content Nevil Gibson OECD's energy agency calls for more renewables in transport, farming Tue 21 Feb Energy Minister Judith Collins agrees with an IEA proposal for the Productivity Commission to review the efficiency of the electricity sector. Paul McBeth Joyce unveils first social bond pilot in pitch to get more productive public service Tue 21 Feb 2 Government agencies have been told to come up social investment pitches for this year's budget, though Mr Joyce told media after the speech that it won't be a "big part" of the budget. Election 2017: Maori-Mana deal is fragile but important PM takes aim at Super Fund boss Adrian Orr's pay increase Trump's Beltway: cooling words in Munich and EPA head confirmed Maori and Mana parties agree election tactics deal How significant is National's poll drop? Trump's Beltway: Trump doubles Mar-a-Lago membership fee to $200K Labour promises $20m for Gisborne timber processing Hooton: Labour-Green collusion in Ohariu helps National Editor’s Insight: Muldoon’s ghost, Kim kills Kim and Rotorua rebels against Airbnb Trump's Beltway: Verbal volley fired at Russia while Aussies want TPP back NZ and Aussie trade deals needed as proof EU can do them: Hungarian foreign minister Hidesight: Ghosts of past failure haunt petrol probe Order Paper: Culture wars and the demoralisation of New Zealand's progressives On the money: Trump mixes private with public Greens called out over Cadbury closure double standard Trump's Beltway: More Russia ties claimed as roading bill delayed RMA Reform: Maori Party flexes muscles again Helen Clark shortlisted to lead $5 billion aid fund Don Brash and the Winston conundrum Trump's Beltway: Canada's happy visit as president fumbles security Labour: New candidates creating rejuvenation or highlighting internal division? NZ POLITICS DAILY: Embarrassing but strategic deal for the Greens Editor's Insight: After White House, Canada's Trudeau faces Trump insurgency Trump's Beltway: Japan promises, raids and worry in White House NZ POLITICS DAILY: Is the prison system broken? 'Andrew Little's pet' – Peter Dunne comes out swinging at Labour candidate Greg O'Connor Claims NZ has a shortfall of 60,000 homes ‘erroneous,’ PM says Avoiding complacency about corruption Trump's Beltway: Tax plan promised and EU trade in crosshairs Homes for sale for a life at sea Trump's Beltway: Trump promises cheaper wall Editor's Insight: Policies for Labour that National won't be pinching Trump's Beltway: Court declines immigrant ban as economy looks up Order Paper: Local lessons about Trump's appeal On the money: English counts on cruise control Hidesight: Beware the Trojan horse of empty slogans Hooton: Jackson move designed to thwart Maori-Mana truce Andy Hamilton on the Peter Thiel effect: 'Bring it on' Trump's Beltway: Ag urges TPP model as CEOs rejoice Mfat keeps '24-hour watch' on Trump, seeks US bilateral trade deal Straker buys US company, updates on ASX plans POLITICS DAILY: The need for age diversity in Parliament Trump's Beltway: Stalls, promises and scrapped orders Government hints at tax cuts in Budget 2017 Morgan hasn’t considered what TVNZ might be worth, or who would want to buy it Risk Trump protectionism could spread – economist Election will delay naming a successor for RBNZ governor Wheeler Parliament opens with PM on rebound and Labour on back foot Editor's Insight: US Supreme Court to regain conservative majority Trump's Beltway: No 'Turnbull moments' as Trump chats with English Trump will fail because he is incompetent English dips into Budget 2017 for $503m crime-fighting package including legal aid, district court funding NZ POLITICS DAILY: Willie Jackson changes the game On the Other Hand: Trump SWOT analysis Hooton: English struggling to fill predecessor’s media shoes Moving celebrations out of Waitangi: New PM warms to Seymour's idea An open letter to angry America National's new logo a no go? F&P has contingency plans if Trump builds Mexico wall Trump's Beltway: Secretary of state confirmed but cyber order delayed Morgan has blown it in Mt Albert: commentator Little and Shaw scoff at PM's attacks Philanthropy, entrepreneurial skills were reasons for Thiel citizenship: DIA docs English says jobs market may cool, wage growth and inflation pick up Editor's Insight: Trump's trade policy will hurt the ones who voted for him Ardern and Genter confident they won’t be toppled Trump's Beltway: Supreme Court choices and trade ideas Election 2017: Open economy vs closed, English names the date English clarifies US travel ban effects here Gareth, interrupting Labour and Greens big on symbolism, light on substance Key Republican senators oppose Trump's immigration ban and trade policy OPINION: Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy Congressional Republicans want 20% tax on imports from all countries Hooton: election will be the most vicious and bizarre yet On the money: Trump promises will fall short Hidesight: For political success, set low expectations Deplorables rising: US democracy down, NZ rides high MBIE boss quits READER POLL RESULT: Was it a good call for Nathan Guy to grant Peter Thiel citizenship? TPP? What TPP? Groser thrills over end of 'PC culture' at embassy party Public sector returns to top spot in corruption perception index Another MP won’t contest the election Editor's Insight: Greens kick dead horse of cartel criminalisation Government picks up trade talks to counter Trump's protectionism TPP survival tactics dominate new PM's first press conference POLITICS DAILY: Time to punish career-hopping MPs Trump signs three executive orders, including withdrawal from TPP Election date announcement on the cards for Tuesday Politics: the tricky Mt Albert by-election Trump's speech shows 'incredible selfishness,' Victoria professor says Trump’s emphasis on trade protectionism not great for New Zealand Can the US’s constitutional and legal set-up keep Donald Trump in check?