‘Nine long years’ is a jazz standard in political debate. Using opinions and mathematics we have settled on the moment from which it is no longer acceptable to use this rhetorical device
Professor Juliet Gerrard on diversity in science, the political hot potatoes, and what constitutes science.
The big announcement was funding for 600 new staff in schools to assist students with learning needs as the prime minister addressed an adoring crowd at the Dunedin Town Hall
A year ago today, Bill English and Winston Peters formally tied the political knot. Toby Manhire assesses the first 12 months for the coalition and the challenge for Jacinda Ardern, leading a Labour Party left out in the cold again.
A new Colmar Brunton poll for TVNZ conducted in one of National's bleakest weeks makes tough reading both for the party and its leader.
In a week like no other in NZ politics, the Botany MP turned on his former party and its leader, going about as rogue as you can go
Jacinda Ardern pops by the Spinoff to talk about what's been achieved, what hasn't, and whether or not she's allowed to say 'Labour-led government'
A year on from the last election, and barely a breath before the next, we’re rebooting our politics coverage. Toby Manhire explains.
The prime minister sought to rally the troops and assert unity among the three parties of government today, but there wasn't much substance to get your teeth into
The entrepreneur says he accepted an offer a month ago, but it has been withdrawn following the controversy around a secret meeting and criticisms of his suitability
With business confidence having plunged, the PM goal this morning was to get them back onside over breakfast. How did she get on?
National knows it's short of mates as it looks ahead to 2020, but the real appeal for the biggest party of the Opportunities Party's revival is that it could hurt the Greens
Statistics NZ has conceded that the 2018 census response rate may be down by almost 5%, sparking concerns that some groups might not be adequately represented
Did a National MP really call a Labour MP a “bitch” in parliament? And if so why did it vanish from the official Hansard record?