Toby Manhire, Annabelle Lee Mather and Ben Thomas return, electrolytes replenished after the election marathon, to assess the newly announced Labour cabinet and more.
Labour is presenting the preliminary results in the referendum on legalisation as an endorsement of the status quo. It is no such thing.
Assessing some of the bizarre recent international interventions on NZ’s Covid policy, documents reveal what ministers knew about border staff testing, and Gerry Brownlee under pressure for deputy spot.
Our back-patting about electing the most inclusive parliament in history has one glaring omission, writes Henrietta Bollinger.
While our newest migrant MPs are inspiring people across the world, their first week in parliament has not passed without controversy here at home.
Labour might need to let go a little bit of post-election hubris and the Greens to recognise that they can be part of government for some things, but able to hold it to account for others.