David Shearer

Weekly Hit: Winston's top job ambitions on track

Fri 19 May 20

As Labour’s poll numbers fall, the odds of a change of government rise.

Phil Goff's chief of staff chooses South Sudan over Auckland city

Fri 31 Mar 5

Fran Mold departs from Auckland mayor's senior leadership team.

Shearer: off to head UN Mission in South Sudan from January.

New Nat leader will face immediate by-election challenge

Thu 8 Dec 28

David Shearer's Mt Albert, like neighbouring Mt Roskill, is another seat where National won the list vote by a large margin in 2014.

JOHN KEY: What has marked his career is not that he gets everything right the first time but that doesn’t double down when he stuffs up

Government de-risking as it enters election mode

Fri 14 Oct

As well as housing, immigration, poverty and his confirmed cabinet reshuffle, there’s one other major risk for which John Key needs to plan.

Andrew Little

Little’s Labour leftovers

Fri 29 Apr

What’s Left for Labour? Can it get over its “born to preach” view of the world?

On the money: When guest workers overstay

Fri 26 Feb

Australia no longer needs Kiwis to bootstrap its economy or gain rights they could not aspire to against international competition 



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