The main issues in NZ politics today are Matt McCarten and Labour, asset sales, online bullying, and the Act Party. [Read more below]
John Armstrong (Herald): McCarten - a fox in Labour's henhouse
Claire Trevett (Herald): Challenge for Cunliffe not as simple as ABC
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Cunliffe dissenters 'changed their view'
Dan Satherley (TV3): McCarten: Cunliffe's policies won me over
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): McCarten & Cunliffe – political survivors and how they’ll use MMP to win
Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Political Report: Prebble, McCarten back in the fold
Claire Trevett (Herald): Anderton snubs Labour
Vernon Small (Stuff): Anderton steps away from Labour campaign
Vernon Small (Stuff): Appointment 'a stroke of lunacy or brilliance'
Radio NZ: McCarten new Labour chief of staff
Newswire: Labour leans to left with McCarten – Key
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): David Cunliffe shores up his left-wing credentials
Brook Sabin (TV3): Cunliffe denies Labour veering left with McCarten
Radio NZ: McCarten taking Labour hard left – PM
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Speculation McCarten will be Labour's new chief of staff
Simon Wong (TV3): David Cunliffe names Matt McCarten chief of staff
Pattrick Smellie (NBR): Alliance founder, Mana candidate, Matt McCarten, to be Cunliffe’s right-hand man
Pete George (Your NZ): Cunliffe “to double down on his lurch to the left”
Keeping Stock: We can't help but wonder...
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): McCarten confirmed as Cunliffe’s Chief of Staff
Greg Presland (The Standard): Labour’s new Parliamentary chief of staff …
Pete George (Your NZ): Cunliffe confirms McCarten’s appointment
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): The spin that McCarten’s appointment is a ‘lurch to the left’
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Labour turns hard left with appointment of tax dodger to Labour’s chief of staff
Pete George (Your NZ): Confusion over McCarten’s role
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): McCarten in, Anderton out
Keeping Stock: "Jim's coming home to Labour": yeah nah
Tim Selwyn (Tumeke): Labour hard
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): McCarten’s influence swings Labour Left
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Labour lurches further left with McCarten as CoS
Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Lunacy or Brilliance? Cunliffe appoints Matt McCarten as his Chief-of-Staff.
Steven Cowan (Against the Current): Blowin’ Smoke
Keeping Stock: Who said this?
Pete George (Your NZ): Have Labour done a deal with Mana?
Liam Dann (Herald): Genesis sale a backdown or just pragmatism?
Tamsyn Parker (Herald): Genesis a tough sell: experts
Adam Bennett (Herald): Door open to downsized Genesis sale
Tova O’Brien (TV3): Asset sales may be on shaky ground
Simon Wong (TV3): Genesis sale 'burning taxpayer money'
Mike Hosking (Newstalk ZB): What will we sell next?
Newswire/TV3: Govt's Genesis stance criticised
Dylan Moran (TV3): English confirms Genesis float
Jamie Gray (Herald): Genesis float - Govt may sell less if demand low
Hamish Rutherford and Ellen Read (Stuff): Govt changes tack on Genesis
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Genesis details
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour hysterically redefining privatisation
Nelson Mail: Editorial: New legislation can't come quickly enough
Rachel Smalley (Newstalk ZB): Online abuse
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Online abuse
Russell Brown (Hard News): Poor Choices
Peter Cresswell (Not PC): Tall Poppies, Cyber Bullies, Culture Wars & Antidotes
Adam Bennett (Herald): Act leader Jamie Whyte: 'Leave incest couples alone'
Julie Moffett (Newstalk ZB): Incest comment a show of political naivete
Fran O'Sullivan (Herald): Act Party opens options on Super
Adam Bennett (Herald): Act Leader Jamie Whyte stands by incest comments
Danyl MacLauchlan (Dim-Post): Speaking for the 0%
Tim Batt (The Ruminator): Mr Ryght: An interview with ACT leader: Jamie Whyte
Andrea Vance (Stuff): Spies learn sex and misinformation
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): GCSB refusing to comment on spy revelations
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): GCSB/SIS won’t tell us if they use dirty tricks or if America actually fund them
Laura McQuillan (Newstalk ZB): Labour give olive branch to new commissioner
Matthew Backhouse (Herald): New top cop's apology 'not personal enough'
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): A good appointment
Tim Selwyn (Tumeke): Law and order coincidence
Stuff: Kiwis in Oz protest
Kathy Marks (Herald): 'Bludger myth' hurting Kiwis – Protesters
Simon Day (Stuff): Bevan Chuang move raises ire
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Bevan Chuang wants her job back and I agree she should have it
Isaac Davison (Herald): SAS interpreters win NZ reprieve
No Right Turn: An attack on freedom of information
Manwatu Standard: Stirring the pot in Craig's kitchen
David Kennedy (Local Bodies): Green Party Candidate For Invercargill 2nd Time
Toby Manhire (Listener): The social media lie detector
Michelle Duff (Stuff): Mass dump of Tamiflu a bitter pill to swallow
Peter O’Neill (Timaru Herald): Editorial: The risk is worth it
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Whittall 'part of Pike deal'
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Editorials on “gentlemen’s agreement”
Newswire: NZ to open consulate in Honolulu
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Alcohol arithmetic
Matthew Hooton (Metro): MMP Looney Tunes
Matthew Beveridge: The Press Gallery on Twitter
Rob Salmond (Polity): Polity: X more thoughts on poll bias
Warwick Elley (Herald): Fixing struggling schools not as simple as A,B,C
John Drinnan (Herald): TV wars - Sky won't fall in
Lynn Prentice (The Standard): Hyping doesn’t help the economy, work does
Dan Satherley (TV3): 'More important' issues than Huka Lodge - Cunliffe