NZ Politics Daily: 27 July 2023

NZ Politics Daily: 27 July 2023

Peter Dunne: What should be Kiri Allan’s enduring legacy
Morgan Godfery (Post): In defence of Kiri Allan, and Māori women (paywalled)
Tom Hunt (Stuff): Police dogs used after Kiri Allan found away from crashed car
Melissa Nightingale (Herald): Kiri Allan crash and arrest: Government won’t say who pays, cites privacy
Michael Bassett: Chippy’s chickens fly the coop
Luke Malpass (Post): Labour will be desperate to plug caucus leaks (paywalled)
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): Labour leaking: MPs fend off questions of disunity as source speaks out on Kiri Allan aftermath
Bridie Witton (Post): ‘Wouldn’t have happened when I was whip’: Labour MPs mum over caucus leaks (paywalled)
Maiki Sherman (1News): Claims Labour Caucus is leaking in wake of Kiri Allan’s fall
Tova O’Brien (Stuff): The Government has a distinct whiff of opposition about it
Jody O’Callaghan (Stuff): Labour Party remains committed to supporting wāhine Māori into leadership, Nanaia Mahuta says
Matthew Rosenberg (Local Democracy Reporting): ‘Brilliant job’: Prominent Tai Rāwhiti voices heap praise on Kiri Allan
Newshub: New footage reveals damage to vehicles after Kiri Allan crash
Caitlan Johnston (Herald): Footage of the aftermath of Kiri Allan’s crash emerges, owner of other car describes damage
Jason Ake (Herald): No regrets over losing RNZ Board position, mental health – especially among Māori – too important
Rob Campbell (Herald): Governance a good place for disruptive and transformative thought and debate
RNZ: RNZ board member Jason Ake resigns after comments on Kiri Allan

Toby Manhire (Spinoff): Is this the week Christopher Luxon rules out New Zealand First?
Mark Quinlivan (Newshub): Christopher Luxon’s message to New Zealand First as party rises in the polls
RNZ: National and ACT government would be ‘stable’, Luxon says
William Hewett (Newshub): David Parker’s resignation as Revenue Minister ‘huge spanner in the works’ for Labour
Brent Edwards (NBR): Ministerial mishaps pose problems for the Government (paywalled)
Jessica Mutch McKay (1News): Labour needs policies to push out the crises
Matthew Hooton (The Australian): Chris Hipkins’ lack of policies cast long cloud (paywalled)
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Labour’s law and order problem: Locking down and locking up (paywalled)
Te Karere: Thousands of Māori voters switch it up ahead of election
James Perry (Whakaata Māori): Waitangi Tribunal must stay – Waititi
James Perry (Whakaata Māori): NZ First fighting for ‘ordinary Māori’ – Peters
Herald Editorial: More divisiveness likely well beyond the election (paywalled)
Russell Palmer (RNZ): ACT MP Simon Court committed ‘clear breach’ of confidentiality – Privileges Committee
Spinoff: The local novel that haunts MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan

RNZ: NZ economy $270m poorer due to multinationals exporting earnings, think tank says
David Farrar: National, Greens and NZ First all agree on inflation adjusting tax brackets
Jenée Tibshraeny (Herald): Nation of Debt: Govt’s seismic borrowing is coming at a huge cost (paywalled)
Rebecca Howard (BusinessDesk): The RBNZ will be paying close attention to the jobs data (paywalled)
Tom Kitchin (RNZ): The Detail: KiwiSaver as a slush fund
Paddy Gower (Newshub): PM Chris Hipkins refuses to rule out removing GST on potatoes as price of hot chips soars

Richard Harman (Politik): ANZAC has its limits (paywalled)
Jo Moir (Newsroom): Foreign affairs marathon brings relief to PM’s domestic woes
Brent Edwards (NBR): Trans-Tasman commitment to single economic market (paywalled)
Thomas Coughlan (Herald): Australia and New Zealand keen for ‘seamless’ travel but cool on Aukus deal
Felix Desmarais (1News): ‘Seamless’ trans-Tasman travel to be explored
Thomas Manch (Stuff): Hipkins, Albanese want to make trans-Tasman travel ‘seamless’
Lloyd Burr (Newshub): Passport-free travel? What could the new ‘seamless’ trans-Tasman journey include?
RNZ: Watch: PM Chris Hipkins and Australian PM Anthony Albanese praise trans-Tasman bond
Anne Barrowclough (The Australian): Anthony Albanese’s NZ visit a welcome respite for PM Chris Hipkins(paywalled)
Conor Knell (Post): Hipkins, Australian PM share a beer at FIFA Fan Festival
Reuben Steff (Herald): NZ needs more than trade from China (paywalled)
Dita De Boni (NBR): Geopolitical risk an increasing preoccupation at Fonterra (paywalled)
Shannon Redstall (Stuff): Life in the DMZ: Meet the Kiwi soldiers on the front line of the Korean War
John Moremon (The Conversation): Cutting-edge new aircraft have increased NZ’s surveillance capacity – but are they enough in a changing world?

Ethan Te Ora (Post): The ‘true wait list’ for state housing could be hundreds of thousands of people(paywalled)
Katie Scotcher (RNZ): Loafers Lodge probe: 70 more boarding houses without sprinklers found
Max Rashbrooke (North & South): The Flames of Our Shame
Felix Desmarais (1News): Swarbrick’s new bill aims to ‘weed out’ Healthy Homes ‘cowboys’
William Hewett (Newshub): Trade Me data: Kiwi renters paying $2600 more a year than last year
1News: Renters to pay $3000 more this year than in 2022

Danyl McLauchlan (Listener/Herald): Dr Shane Reti’s DIY approach no match for vast, dysfunctional bureaucracy (paywalled)
Nicole Moreham, Kent Newman, Simon Walker & Christoper Jackson (Post): How Shane Reti’s ambulance ride-alongs ‘likely breached patient rights’ (paywalled)
Amelia Wade (Newshub): Health NZ gives St John scolding after it let National MP Dr Shane Reti tag along on night shifts, enter facilities
Herald: Te Whatu Ora Health NZ ‘resets’ expectations after St John did not inform authority of ED visits by National’s Dr Shane Reti
David Farrar: 400 staff for the Maori Health Authority
Jody O’Callaghan (Stuff): Call for politicians to stop junk food, alcohol and tobacco harm in Māori, Pacific neighbourhoods
RNZ: Māori a third more likely to be hospitalised with injuries resulting from healthcare
Waimanea Nuri (Whakaata Māori): ACC introduces kaupapa Māori navigation services
Maggie Shui (Re: News): International med graduates are ready to work but aren’t being hired
Brent Melville (BusinessDesk): Continued covid isolation rule is now ‘hurting NZ’ says hospitality sector (paywalled)

Todd Niall (Stuff): Auckland mayor pulls councillor from key transport directorship in reshuffle
Matthew Scott (Newsroom): Wayne Brown’s quest to avoid another communication breakdown
Doug Laing (Hawke’s Bay Today): Napier City Council Māori wards decision process starts in September
Brendon McMahon (Local Democracy Reporting): Scenic Group outlines its Franz Josef concerns
Anne Gibson (Herald): St James Theatre restoration: $31.5m public funds pledged. Not a cent spent. Why? (paywalled)
Grant Miller (ODT): Unchanged pay for DCC locked in for year (paywalled)

Conor Knell (Post): Public Service Watch: Opposition gives first glimpse of election’s transport promises (paywalled)
Todd Niall (Stuff): Auckland Transport boss says city won’t even get halfway to 2030 climate targets at this rate
Matthew Birchall (Herald): NZ’s roading problems can’t simply be patched over (paywalled)
Jemima Huston (RNZ): Major upgrade for Capital Connection train service between Palmerston North and Wellington

Olivia Wannan (Stuff): After court loss, ministers lift the lid on the cost to pollute
Dan Brunskill (Interest): Government complies with Climate Change Commission’s advice and sharply reduces the number of ETS units available in the next five years
Owen Jennings (Herald): Are we taking IPCC advice on methane emissions or not? (paywalled)

Elizabeth Macpherson and Karen Fisher (The Conversation): New Zealand’s maritime territory is 15 times its landmass – here’s why we need a ministry for the ocean
Cam Mackay (Post): No action on dangerous E coli levels in Wellington waterway (paywalled)
Erin Johnson (Stuff): Opponents return to Auckland maunga to stop tree felling

Jonathan Mitchell (NBR): NZ must address future energy shortfalls: politicians (paywalled)
Jill Herron (Newsroom): Lake Onslow and the politics of power
RNZ: Government’s green investment bank adds $15m to solar project
ODT: Fast tracking of resource consent to build a Southland wind farm prompts petition

John Gerritsen (RNZ): University course completion rates lowest since 2014
Dita De Boni (NBR): Underfunded, ignored: Unis and polytechs struggle for spotlight (paywalled)
Gianina Schwanecke (Post): Another protest as outcome of voluntary redundancies at Victoria University looms (paywalled)
Matthew Littlewood (ODT): University’s consultancy cost increase ‘exorbitant’ (paywalled)
Rachel Thomas (Post): ‘We don’t want your son’ – mother’s fight for Eddy’s education (paywalled)

Mike Hosking (Newshub): The Govt’s race relations have left us more divided
Matthew Hooton (The Australian): Maori experience offers crucial lessons on ‘top down’ Indigenous voice to parliament model (paywalled)
James Pocock (Herald): Julian Batchelor’s Stop Co-Governance tour: Ngāti Kahungunu head hits out at policing of Hastings event
Virginia Fallon (Post): Good Pākehā and a kia ora in a car park (paywalled)

Mildred Armah (Stuff): ‘People are furious’: Email addresses of firearms licence holders leaked
George Block (Herald): New Firearms Safety Authority criticised after gun owner data leak
RNZ: Firearms Safety Authority privacy breach hits nearly 150 licence holders

Chris Trotter: The Power Of “Lived Experience”
David Harvey: Problems With “Safer Online Services”
Spinoff: Taxpayers’ Union says Nicky Hager is writing a book about its funding
RNZ: Investor confidence improving, survey says
Michael Morrah (Newshub): Paddy Gower Has Issues: Catholic order accused of abuse of power, unauthorised exorcisms
Brent Melville (BusinessDesk): Govt projects make up more than a quarter of $357b in spending (paywalled)
Gregor Paul (Herald): The big punt: Statistics tell the real story – What’s really going on with sports betting in NZ?
RNZ: Government to review weather forecasting systems