Bryce Edwards: Political Roundup – Where is the contest of ideas in the election campaign?

COMMENT: Can we postpone this year’s election? Quite frankly, the political parties don’t seem ready for it, and aren’t about to offer voters the necessary policy choices for the unprecedented … Read More

Election 2020: Greens co-leader James Shaw jokes about NZ First’s Winston Peters

Green Party co-leader James Shaw joked about New Zealand First in his last speech in Parliament this term, but he shook Winston Peters’ hand afterwards as the latter left the … Read More

Election 2020: NZ First doubles down on attacks against Greens with mocking unicorns, pixies post

New Zealand First has doubled-down on its attacks against the Greens’ wealth tax policy with a mocking online post that features raining $100 bills, pixies, flying pigs, and a pink-maned … Read More

Election 2020: Judith Collins slams Greens’ water-only drinks policy for sports clubs

The Green Party is campaigning for water-only drinks at sports clubs – and National Party’s leader Judith Collins is outraged. Collins took aim at the Greens for their “crazy” policy, … Read More

Election 2020: TVNZ political poll – National bounces back to 32, trail Labour by 21 points

National and new leader Judith Collins have fared much better in a new political poll with support for the party at 32 per cent – 21 points behind Labour. Labour … Read More

‘Disgraceful’: Winston Peters hits back at Greens over accusations of ‘race-baiting’

The Green Party is taking aim at NZ First and National, saying comments by their respective leaders, regarding the refugee status of Kurdish-Iranian author Behrouz Boochani, are “race-baiting”. Greens human … Read More

Election 2020: Helen White vs Chloe Swarbrick – War of words erupts over Auckland Central seat

Green MP Chloe Swarbrick has hit back at a suggestion by her rival Auckland Central candidate that she’s merely “a celebrity”. Swarbrick and Labour’s Helen White are competing for the … Read More

Green Party outlines base of its policies if returned to government at election

The Green Party has taken a dig at its other governing parties which haven’t released substantial policies by outlining its key battlefronts if returned to power. It yesterday released a … Read More