Politics

Labour's battle of the Davids

David Parker 10:10am David Parker keeps quiet as speculation of a rift with Labour leader David Cunliffe mounts.

Lame duck ripe for plucking

David Cunliffe OPINION: Labour leader David Cunliffe has lost any moral authority over his MPs, who have thrown down the gauntlet, writes Tracy Watkins.

Live: Labour's leadership stoush

Cunliffe Labour MP David Parker says he remains the party's deputy leader, while Mana's Hone Harawira says he got "ambushed" by John Campbell.

Child poverty on Key agenda

John Key Prime Minister John Key has asked his officials for fresh ideas on tackling child poverty.

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