Why being a conservative party isn't the same as being a party with conservatives.
Bridges will be licking his wounds right now, but don't count him out for good.
The divisions roiling National might be forgivable if they resulted in a newly invigorated party. That seems highly unlikely now.
Rongotea has created a pandemic support network with not much more than a cellphone, an email address and goodwill.
The decision to rule out working with NZ First was more than just cold hard electoral calculus from Simon Bridges.
This man is full of himself, makes vulgar jokes and often blunders over the line of acceptable professional decorum. For all his awfulness, however, Finch never seems to get in trouble
After news of Cameron Slater's departure from Whale Oil, Liam Hehir reflects on the fading influence of New Zealand's politics blogs.
When even the 'woke' are ignorant about Te Tiriti o Waitangi, it's clear we need to make teaching its history compulsory in schools, writes Liam Hehir.
Bridges is under huge pressure today after the Jami-Lee Ross saga, but his MPs would be foolish to start apeing Labour's approach to leaders in opposition
There has been a growing effort in NZ to silence those who feed racial division. So where's the clamour from the Greens and the rest on the deputy PM?