New Zealand’s National MPs are set to elect their fifth leader in just four years to take on Jacinda Ardern’s government. What “habits of the unsuccessful” should they avoid in their next leader?
Representative democracies require functional governments but they also need strong oppositions. At the moment, New Zealand has one of these things but not the other.
This morning the National Party’s new leader of just 53 days, Todd Muller, shocked everyone by resigning his position – ten weeks before facing off against Jacinda Ardern in the NZ election.