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MMP for beginners

If New Zealand wants to run under MMP, get used to its machinations. And if that is too Machiavellian for your taste, return to first-past-the-post. [...]

Let’s get apolitical

There is a world of good policy ideas out there. Whoever wins tomorrow’s election, let’s hope they engage with it. [...]

In the mood for policy change

To sum up the Mood of the Boardroom, there is an appetite for change in the business community. Not necessarily in a party-political sense but certainly in policy terms. [...]

Acta non verba*

By all means, let’s increase our schools’ language teaching capacity. But let’s do it properly. [...]

Die Mutter aller Wahlkämpfe

Ob Jacinda Ardern die erste Regierungschefin mit Elternzeit wird, bleibt abzuwarten. Aber im progressiven Neuseeland ist nichts unmöglich. [...]