Analysing the asset sales referendum results

The results of the Citizens Initiated Referendum show that most people both oppose and support the government’s asset sales programme


The apology in full

Below is a full text of John Key’s apology this morning: Firstly, let me say what a tremendous honour and privilege it is to be a member of this parliament. I entered politics because, like all members, I wanted to make a difference and make our country a better place. I am in awe of…

A new asset sales plan?

A meeting, somewhere in Wellington: David Shearer: People, we have a problem. We have been banging the “no asset sales” drum for the better part of two years, and still the polls are flat. Why don’t they like us?David Cunliffe: Speak for yourself. Grant Robertson: Forget the polls. Everything that happened before now has been a prelude…