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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says NZ's suicide rate is "shameful." (Photo: Jerry Yelich-O'Connor)

Labour sets terms of reference for mental health inquiry

Tue 23 Jan

Ministerial inquiry given subpoena powers. 

NZ First leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters isn't interested in "social chitchat." (Photo: Jason Walls)

Peters on PM pregnancy palaver: ‘Pfft – I don’t do social commentary’

Tue 23 Jan 3

Despite that, a few choice words on Rodney Hide's column.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says immediate legislative priorities were largely "changes ... in areas where the last government made changes that we disagreed with."

Labour signals slow track for most contentious labour law reforms

Mon 22 Jan 4

"Fair Pay agreements are not a part of that legislative package."

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is due in June.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant

Fri 19 Jan 77

Winston Peters will be the acting prime minister when Jacinda Ardern takes six weeks off.

National needs to develop its own unique platform for making New Zealand a better country.

A blueprint for opposition politics

Holiday Review 4

Opinion: If National wants to stand a fighting chance in 2020, it must get over its loss of office and move on to refresh its thinking.

Rear View: Politics 2017

Holiday Review

Simon Dallow covers the winners and losers from this year's election campaign plus more on the political front.


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