As she prepares to deliver of her valedictory statement to parliament, Jacinda Ardern will be remembered as an outstanding prime minister – though perhaps not for reasons of her own choosing.
NZ First leader and potential kingmaker Winston Peters campaigning in 2020.
The 2023 general election is already shaping up as an MMP classic. Add the All Blacks’ World Cup fortunes to the mix and the only thing to expect is the unexpected.
Donald Trump may be on the way out, but ‘Trumpism’ will remain a political force. Could it ever take hold in New Zealand?
A young voter heads to the polls on the first day of advance voting.
With more votes cast before election day than on it, late strategic voting could make all the difference.
COVID-19 has all but wiped foreign policy from the election debate, but a world still in crisis awaits the winner of the general election.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on the campaign trail in late September.
His populist style made Winston Peters the kingmaker in New Zealand politics, but a new kind of populism may dethrone him in 2020.
The woeful record of populist governments in dealing with COVID-19 is unlikely to convince voters New Zealand should emulate them.
Recent history shows politicians should think twice before using refugees and asylum seekers for electoral gain.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, the leader of the New Zealand First party, maintains that no laws have been broken in his party’s funding arrangements.
The New Zealand First party, a government coalition partner, has received tens of thousands of dollars from a foundation whose trustees include the party’s lawyer and an ex-MP.
Jacinda Ardern is set to become New Zealand’s new prime minister.
A new coalition government between the Labour and New Zealand First parties signals a move away from neoliberalism towards ‘capitalism with a human face’.
New Zealand citizen Kadhem Chilab Abbas paid with his life by answering Iraq’s call to arms against Islamic State.
The death of a New Zealand citizen who returned to Iraq has led some to query his status as a refugee. We need to be clear about what it means to be granted asylum and the rights of citizenship.
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters may hold the balance of power in NZ parliament after this September’s election.
With New Zealand’s election date set for September 20, early polls suggest that the balance of parliamentary power may once again be held by controversial populist politician Winston Peters and his New…