Reform work exposes just how much more spending is needed on the country’s broken down pipes.
NZ in uncomfortable company at climate summit, as fuel company bosses deny importance of phasing out oil, gas and goal
Week in Review: The NZ First leader shows there’s madness to his method, attempting to hog the limelight in the new Govt’s first week
Central Plains Water didn’t prove its fish screen on the Rakaia River was effective
A court case focused on river protection has been halted but might yet be revived
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Ayesha Verrall grew immensely as a politician in her first term in Parliament. Now she looks to expand from health to another hot button portfolio
Governments govern and oppositions oppose, in the same way they did under First Past the Post
Will the incoming government favour Pākehā Baby Boomers in its policies or will it look to the growing future generations of Māori and Pasifika?
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Updated from before the election: Winston Peters and NZ First have been in coalition three times since 1996 ending in suspicion, controversy or bad blood.
The new government needs civil servants – so must approach job cuts with care
Winston Peters is on the cusp of history if re-elected, becoming one of the oldest leaders ever and primed to surpass great names of NZ politics.