Political Roundup: 11 October 2022

Political Roundup: 11 October 2022

Items of interest and importance today

Chris Trotter (Interest): Lessons for Labour – but will it heed them?
Bernard Hickey: The great boomer backlash of 2022
Michael Neilson (Herald): Ardern on Three Waters reforms, says Government ‘open to changes’
Mike Yardley (Stuff): Ardern’s Government on notice after local election results
Thomas Cranmer: Three Waters and one mountain of debt
Anna Rawhiti-Connell (Spinoff): Will Three Waters survive the changing tide?
Jo Moir (Newsroom): Lessons for Labour and National in Saturday’s swing
Tess McClure (Guardian): ‘A shift in political thinking’: many of New Zealand’s cities lurch right in local elections
Mike Hosking (Newstalk): Local election results a wake up call for Labour
Kate Hawkesby (Newstalk): Local body results reflect the mood for change
William Hewett (Newshub): Jacinda Ardern defends Labour endorsing defeated mayoral candidates, says it’s not sign of 2023 election results
Michael Daly (Stuff): Local government elections not straight reflection of support for the Government, Ardern says
Jonathan Milne (Newsroom): Newsroom survey reveals two faces of local change
Pattrick Smellie (BusinessDesk): Yet another take on what the NZ local body elections mean (paywalled)
Georgina Campbell (Herald): Dissecting the local body election results
ODT: Editorial – Cherishing local democracy
Lloyd Burr (Today FM): Both mayoral candidates Jacinda Ardern endorsed didn’t win their mayoral bids
Toby Manhire (Spinoff): A 10-step plan to reverse the ‘absolute shambles’ of collapsing local turnout
Dominic O’Sullivan (Stuff): The role of Te Tiriti in boosting local government
Maryana Garcia (Herald): Why Bay of Plenty Regional Council turnout plummeted to 26 per cent
David Farrar: Bad losers
Bernard Orsman (Herald): Meet the ‘fixers’: The people who propelled Wayne Brown to Mayor of Auckland (paywalled)
Todd Niall (Stuff): Auckland’s new mayor has a big mandate. How much change can he deliver?
Simon Wilson (Herald): Fixing transport in Auckland, the Wayne Brown way (paywalled)
Simon Bridges (NBR): Can Wayne Brown help Auckland get its mojo back? (paywalled)
Dave Armstrong (Stuff): Tory Whanau triumphs in mayoral race on the back of an excellent campaign
André Chumko (Stuff): Tory Whanau’s ‘masterful’ campaign catapulted her into mayoralty, experts say

RNZ: National calls for cooling-off period before ex-ministers can be lobbyists
David Farrar: More condemnation of Cabinet to lobbyist move
David Farrar: Ipsos Issues Monitor Sep 2022
Russell Palmer (RNZ): ACT launches anti-co-governance proposals
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): ACT increases ‘co-governance’ focus, says Treaty referendum a ‘bottom line’
Heather du Plessis-Allan (Herald): Davis’ attack bursts open national groupthink on race politics (paywalled)
Mike Houlahan (ODT): A life of long labour

Colin Peacock (RNZ): TVNZ’s media marriage at first sight
Damien Venuto (Herald): RNZ-TVNZ merger: 12 possible contenders for the CEO job(paywalled)
Gavin Ellis: Peter Ellis Appeal: Does reputation extend beyond the grave?

Amelia Wade (Newshub): Revealed: Just 12 nurses have arrived in New Zealand under Government’s controversial residency visa
Kaysha Brownlie (Newshub): Health campaigner Melissa Vining says system is in ‘a state of crisis’

Josephine Varghese (Democracy Project): Who benefits most from NZ’s seasonal agricultural migration scheme?
Herald: Editorial: Malachi Subecz was failed wretchedly (paywalled)
Lynley Hood (Stuff): A famous lesson from history for the Civic Creche case
Chris Fowlie (Daily Blog): Pardon Kiwi cannabis convicts? Yes, we can