Political Roundup: 25 January 2023

Political Roundup: 25 January 2023

Items of interest and importance today

Luke Malpass (Stuff): Rātana mission complete for Christopher Luxon, but outshone by Chris Hipkins
Felix Desmarais (1News): Analysis: Co-governance casts shadow over PM’s exit at Rātana
Thomas Cranmer: Luxon talks co-governance at Rātana Pā
Tova O’Brien (Today FM): All political parties have failed NZ on co-governance conversation
Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): Christopher Luxon commits to scrapping Māori Health Authority, reallocating $170 million funding to iwi
Sam Sachdeva (Newsroom): Ardern enjoys fitting farewell amid co-governance clashes
Michael Neilson (Herald): Rātana: PM JacindaArdern farewelled, Labour leader Chris Hipkins and National’s Christopher Luxon face off as Māori challenge over co-governance
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Jacinda Ardern makes one final journey as PM, Chris Hipkins, Carmel Sepuloni prepare for first day in the job
Adam Pearse (Herald): Rātana: Teary Jacinda Ardern farewells PM-ship in peace
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): How Jacinda Ardern’s final full day as Prime Minister played out
RNZ: Ardern’s final speech highlights ‘love, empathy and kindness’ of New Zealanders
Thomas Manch (Stuff): Chris Hipkins readies to be sworn in as Jacinda Ardern says her goodbye
1News: Jacinda Ardern’s message for NZ in final speech as PM
Bridie Witton (Stuff): ‘The greatest privilege of my life’: Jacinda Ardern makes her last speech PM
Charlotte Graham-McLay (Guardian): Leading New Zealand was ‘greatest privilege’, says Jacinda Ardern at final event
Russell Palmer (RNZ): Hipkins, Luxon sling accusations of divisive rhetoric at Rātana
Anna Whyte (Stuff): Chris Hipkins uses first official event as incoming PM to tell story of co-governance at local park
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): Christoper Luxon calls co-governance a ‘divisive and immature conversation’
1News: Rātana: Luxon says co-governance debate ‘divisive and immature’
Felix Desmarais (1News): Rātana: Luxon’s co-governance comments dishonour Treaty – Greens
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): What is Rātana? The pā that brings together faith and politics
Newshub: Rātana in pictures: Chris Hipkins, Jacinda Ardern, Christopher Luxon mark start of political year

Audrey Young (Herald): How well did Jacinda Ardern rate as PM? (paywalled)
Josie Pagani (New York Times): Jacinda Ardern, the Star That Didn’t Quite Deliver(paywalled)
Graham Adams (Platform): The martyrdom of Jacinda Ardern
Sushil Aaron (Newsroom): Jacinda Ardern, Barack Obama and the limits of civility in a polarised age
Giovanni Tiso (Overland): The end of the politics of care
Herald: Gerry Brownlee apologises to outgoing Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after his account liked a tweet labelling her a ‘tyrant’
1News: Security for MPs likely to increase in election build-up
Waatea News: Abuse warning from Davis as women step up
Fran Barclay (Spinoff): The 10 worst items of unofficial Jacinda Ardern merch
RNZ: Jacinda Ardern impressed on the big issues, says Alastair Campbell
Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): CNN host Richard Quest says New Zealand’s ‘ego pumped’ by having ‘global political rockstar’ Jacinda Ardern as Prime Minister

Dileepa Fonseka (Stuff): Chris Hipkins saying ‘Cossie Clubs’ misses the new working class
Rachel Smalley (Today FM): Hipkins has positioned himself as Boy Wonder, Luxon needs to be Batman
Gordon Campbell:  On The Shrinking Of Labour’s Vision
Richard Prebble (Herald): Why Chris Hipkins should call a snap election (paywalled)
Brigitte Morten (NBR): How realistic are significant Hipkins policy reform expectations?(paywalled)
Matthew Hooton (Patreon): A Hipkins tax plan to out-manoeuvre National (paywalled)
David Farrar: The history of changing PMs mid-term
Richard Harman (Politik): What Robertson has learned from Covid and how it will define this election year (paywalled)
RNZ: Chris Hipkins to be sworn in as prime minister
Michael Bassett: Chris Hipkins
Mike Tweed (Whanganui Chronicle): Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer running again in Te Tai Hauāuru electorate
Herald: Te Pāti Māori confirm Debbie Ngarewa-Packer as Te Tai Hauāuru 2023 candidate Hauāuru 2023 candidate
Herald: Ex-National Party president Peter Goodfellow makes $30,000 party donation

Tom Pullar-Strecker (Stuff): Is Chris Hipkins the man to save us from inflation? Here are six steps he can take
Tom Pullar-Strecker (Stuff): With Ardern leaving, is a capital gains tax back on the table?
Nikki Mandow (Newsroom): Post-Ardern, could a capital gains tax be back on the table?
Louise Ternouth (RNZ): Financial mentors busy with people facing Buy Now Pay Later pressures
Andy Fyers (BusinessDesk): New Zealanders’ wealth grew by a third in 2021 (paywalled)
No Right Turn: Wage rises, not tax cuts

Susan Hornsby-Geluk (Stuff): Unions racing to nail down Fair Pay Agreements before election
Aimee Shaw (Stuff): Why companies are bringing manufacturing back home
RNZ: Taps run dry: Wellington bar out of CO2 reserves
Jacob Johnson (1News): Will ‘unlimited leave’ become the new normal at Kiwi workplaces?

Thomas Mead (1News): Fonterra tells suppliers they can no longer kill bobby calves
Gerhard Uys (Stuff): Fonterra orders an end to killing bobby calves on dairy farms
Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): Farmer writes massive ‘end of an error’ sign in paddock after Jacinda Ardern resigns
Krystal Gibbens (RNZ): Federated Farmers calls for inquiry into ex-tropical Cyclone Hale damage factors
RNZ: Fifth Canterbury farm confirms presence of M bovis
Sally Murphy (RNZ): New Zealand mānuka honey producers vow to continue trademark fight

Merran Davis (Stuff): Te Pūkenga is unproven and untrusted, so why is it wanting to scrap polytech brands?
John Gerritsen (RNZ): PPTA members plan work-to-rule action over stalled pay talks
Tom Taylor (RNZ): Big disparities between schools’ costly necessities
Michael Johnston (Newsroom): AI chatbots will be a game-changer for educational assessment

Rachael Comer (Stuff): ‘Minutes count’: Crash scene delays prompt calls for more incentives for front-line emergency service volunteers
Tureiti Moxon (Herald): It’s not the Māori Health Authority that needs unbundling, but the bureaucracy
Lisa Stamp, Frank Bloomfield and Matire Harwood (Newsroom): Now is the time to embed research into NZ’s healthcare system
Ruth Hill (RNZ): NZ-made Covid-19 testing device approved by US but not here
RNZ: Covid-19 update: 13,880 new cases, 79 deaths and 242 in hospital
Stephen Forbes (Local Democracy Reporting): ‘Medical refugee’ moves to Australia to access life-changing drug

Wayne Brown (Herald): The case for light rail is lighter than ever (paywalled)
Maia Hart (Local Democracy Reporting): Council tells Blenheim woman she has to stop her cat roaming

RNZ: Tiwai Point: Monitors to assess any contamination at smelter and marine area
Tommy de Silva (Spinoff): Why New Zealand needs an e-bike rebate
Samantha Gee (RNZ): From ‘functionally extinct’ to thriving: How the South Island kākā made a comeback in Abel Tasman National Park

Joseph Los’e (Northern Advocate) Titewhai Harawira, activist and matriarch, dies aged 90
RNZ: Titewhai Harawira dies, aged 90

Anna Leask (Stuff): Best option: Youth spends more than 600 days living in motel before Oranga Tamariki finds ‘suitable’ alternative
Ashleigh McCaull (RNZ): 28th Māori Battalion Battle Honours memorial flag to fly in Rotorua for Waitangi Day
Herald: Up to 90 jobs to go at MediaWorks, staff told in email today
RNZ: MediaWorks announces 90 staff to lose jobs in cost cutting move
Sam Sachdeva (Newsroom): UK push for more Māori, Pasifika to access holiday visa scheme
Rayssa Almeida (RNZ): Spate of drownings leads to renewed call for life savers’ funding boost
Denise Piper (Stuff): Cheat Sheet: Everything you need to know about the 2023 Census