Politics

Festering tensions

Gerry Brownlee Documents lay bare the strained relationship between quake recovery authority and city council.

Planet Parliament

John Key National's second term in Government has seen highs, lows and controversy on both sides.

The current state of politics

Tracy Watkins OPINION: If the election campaign falls as flat as this year’s adjournment debate, we could be in for a lacklustre seven weeks.

Blood on hands over balloon crash

Carterton balloon crash OPINION: This saga is the latest chapter in a sad series of government agencies not being held to account over the Carterton balloon crash.

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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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Related story: Voters reject riding on the coat-tails

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