Elected governments are temporary

The most important post-election documents are not coalition and supply agreements. They’re the Briefings to incoming Ministers that each government department prepares for whomever has been appointed responsible Minister for their department. That’s obviously just…

The Election

This is an election year. But the election that really matters for the future of New Zealand hasn’t been discussed at length in any New Zealand media outlet. In fact, the actual election is never…

Why Wellington Won’t Become A Backwater

Wellington has a unique position within New Zealand. It’s the transit point between the North and South Islands, but most importantly it’s the nation’s capital. Because of this, Wellington won’t become a backwater. It’s simply…