Polling well, more than financially buoyant and administratively competent and unified, the National Party is in a strong position.
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Voters habitually opt for parties of the Right when times are tough, only to ditch them for the Left once there’s money to spare. But now populists seek to break the cycle.
Terry Barnes: A disaster for the centre-right. Its last effective Anglosphere government falls in New Zealand
It has been dispatched by one man – New Zealand First’s party leader, Winston Peters, who has Labour’s inexperienced leader in his pocket.
A solid but unspectacular centre-right Prime Minister, with a good economic record, is trying to fight off a charismatic, high-spending challenge from the left.
Bill English, his successor, worked co-operatively with him and Wayne Eagleson. There’s a lesson here for Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill.
To mark Key’s resignation, we republish our founder’s insights into the basis of his success.
How a New Zealand attack ad is inspiring the Prime Minister’s election push.
Notwithstanding the recent poll showing of New Zealand First, the country’s coming election is still Key’s to lose.
Tony Abbott, like Stephen Harper and John Key, is a convinced monarchist – and support for the institution in the countries they govern is stronger than many believe.
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter The international governing politician who David Cameron is closest to is New Zealand's 51 year… Read more »
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The leader of New Zealand's Nationals has issued these posters to define his forthcoming campaign.
John Key, New Zealand’s new Prime Minister, is riding high in the polls. His National Party is scoring 56% in… Read more »
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Nine years of Labour rule is set to end in New Zealand tomorrow. Polls point to a big win for… Read more »