Jane Patterson

Jane Patterson is RNZ political editor.

Politics
Aug 17, 2018

The Bridges leak inquiry is a huge deal, for the leaker and for the press

The stakes are high after Trevor Mallard's announcement of an inquiry into how the opposition leader's travel costs became public.

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Politics
Aug 1, 2018

The Jacindaregnum: how did Winston Peters fare as acting PM?

It was always in his interests to keep things stable, and Peters proved to be at his pin-striped best

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Politics
Mar 14, 2018

Why the mishandling of sexual assault complaints is a political mess for Labour

As the Labour Party goes into overdrive in an effort to acknowledge its woeful response to sexual assault claims at a youth camp, RNZ's Jane Patterson looks at the political mess that's been left in its wake. 

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