Once a broad political church, the National Party has become a house divided against itself. New leader Christopher Luxon faces huge challenges uniting both the party and its wider congregation.
Half of Jacinda Ardern’s ten most senior ministers are now women, lifting NZ’s global gender ranking from 50th to 26th.
For Judith Collins, centrism is an excuse to do nothing and stand for nothing. This election is the greatest challenge yet for her brand of politics.
Climbing in the polls and less inclined to be National’s political lapdog, is the ACT Party more or less than the sum of its parts?
Having won three straight elections, John Key is a hard act for anyone to follow as leader. That is now Bill English’s task.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is leaving as a leader, and not in defeat.