Politics

Poverty key to migrant crisis, says Clark

Raising refugee quotas won't fix the root problem, says UN Development Programme head.

Another Conservative quits

6:10pm Colin Craig still won't rule out a return as the imploding party's leader.

Dairy slump a concern, says English

5:28pm Price falls are not bottoming out, and some farmers will need big overdrafts, finance minister warns.

'I'm a role model for NZ women'

Helen Clark's handshake is still cast iron strong; the self-confidence still supremely intact.

Economic recession - yes or no?

Some economists say the economy's in trouble but the government's trying to look on the brightside.

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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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