Politics

Hosting one Royal funeral is enough

OPINION: Hang in there ma'am. With the terror alert at "severe", now's really not the time for the Queen to pass, says Alison Mau.

The mind of the millennial

18 min ago It's an election year and already the superannuation issue has got people talking. But millennials are not reacting quite in the way many might expect.

When resistance is futile

18 min ago OPINION: What could the modern voter have in common with an air taveller caught short at 30,000 feet?

NZ's perfect chance

18 min ago OPINION; NZ is facing growing pressures, but our best economic opportunities have been laid out.

We're in a war – but still ...

18 min ago OPINION: My brother served in the Army for 14 years. We don't like to imagine soldiers killing civilians.

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Opinion poll

Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?

If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.

I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.

It's just part of the political game.

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Related story: Voters reject riding on the coat-tails

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