The main issues in NZ politics today are Labour's monetary policy, legal highs, David Cunliffe and the Labour Party, Defence, and the economy. [Read more below]
Labour’s monetary policy
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Immigration controls to dampen house prices
David Parker and Bill English (Stuff): Head to head: How to fight inflation
Pete George (Your NZ): Kiwisaver tool will mostly effect worker’s back pockets
Dominion Post: Editorial: Kiwisaver policy a game-changer?
Brian Fallow (Herald): Labour's KiwiSaver 'bun fight'
Brook Sabin (TV3): English: Labour rates policy 'wishful thinking'
Newswire: Labour's monetary plan gets some backing
Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): The Soap Box: Labour's logic tough to understand
Adam Bennett (Herald): KiwiSaver plan: who wins, loses
Amanda Gillies (TV3): Self-employed not happy with KiwiSaver proposal
Radio NZ: RBNZ says mortgage controls working
Vernon Small, Niko Kloeten, and Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Labour's KiwiSaver plan 'hits low earners'
Adam Bennett (Herald): Labour to use KiwiSaver to drop dollar
Jenny Woods and Julie Moffett (Newstalk ZB): Labour would tinker with Kiwisaver
Brian Fallow (Herald): Labour's plan looks good
Rachel Stewart (Stuff): OBR policy a scary bank secret
Felix Marwick (Newstalk ZB): Hole found in Labour's KiwiSaver policy
3 News Online Staff (TV3): Caution around proposed Reserve Bank changes
Vernon Small (Stuff): Labour's monetary policy a winner?
Russell Brown (Hard News): A Big Idea
Gordon Campbell (Scoop): On Labour’s new economic plan
David Parker (Daily Blog): GUEST BLOG: David Parker – How Labour will tame interest rates
Matt Nolan (TVHE): Labour and monetary policy
Peter Cresswell (Not PC): Show Me the Monetary Policy! [updated]
No Right Turn: Economic sadomasochism
Lynn Prentice (The Standard): Fixing the reserve bank
Danyl McLauchlan (Dim-Post): Labour’s monetary policy
Matthew Beveridge: Labour’s monetary policy graphic
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Labour proposes a cut in everyone’s after tax income
Tim Watkin (Pundit): Three ways Labour's 'new tool' is digging it out of a hole
Pete George (Your NZ): Labour policies could help property speculators
Ele Ludemann (Homepaddock): Labour no longer champion of poor
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): National’s response to Labour’s monetary policy – since when the hell did National care about low wage earners?
Andrea Vance (Stuff): Legal highs about-face 'a mockery'
Alex Mason (Newstalk ZB): Animal rights groups says testing doesn't work
Dan Satherley (TV3): Key: Animal testing may be forced offshore
Nelson Mail: Editorial: Government failure in legal high debate
Michael Cummings (Manawatu Standard): Highs ban still leaves addiction problem
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): Cannabis – the dissenting view
Tova O’Brien (TV3): Synthetics animal testing debate heats up
Radio NZ: Cunliffe corrects medal confusion
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Has Cunliffe got it wrong again?
Greg Presland (The Standard): David Cunliffe’s grandfather’s medals
Isaac Davison (Herald): Govt announces $100m boost for Defence
Stacey Kirk (Stuff): New defence spending criticized
Briar Marbeck (TV3): Defence Force gets $100.9M funding
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): A small boost for Defence
Danyl McLauchlan (Dim-Post): What the opposition are up against
Bryan Gould (Herald): Jones knows when to fold 'em
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Will it be the battle of the broadcasters for Labour’s nomination?
Cameron Slater (Whaleoil): The coming knife fight for the Labour list
Greg Presland (The Standard): Labour Candidate selections
Radio NZ: Maori electorate deadline extended
Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Who is National's Todd Barclay?
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): The new Hunua candidate
Matthew Beveridge: National need to up their game
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): How have the mainstream NZ media missed this?
Simon Wilson (Metro): The liberal Iron Lady
The Standard: Another Quality Selection
Newswire: No excuses for farmers – Labour
Radio NZ: Unions oppose fortnightly wage shift
Narelle Henson (Stuff): Govt must make businesses go green – researcher
Matt Nippert (Stuff): Staff just want jobs that rock – survey
Liam Dann (Herald): Corporate musical chairs begins again
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): A new high for exports
Philip Ferguson (Redline): Thomas Picketty’s ideas reach New Zealand
Susan Wood (Newstalk ZB): Susan's Editorial: Crime and punishment
Frank Macskasy (Daily Blog): National, on Law and Order
David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Crime reduction targets on track
Tom Peters (WSW): Anzac Day in New Zealand glorifies imperialism, past and present
Eileen Goodwin (ODT): Labour's screening policy criticized
Radio NZ: Ministry manager blamed judges
George Gardiner (Stuff): Another MP walks the catwalk
Stephen Franks: Usefulness of a BA
John Braddock (WSW): New Zealand pseudo-lefts give green light for Mana-Internet Party alliance
Owen McShane (NZCPR): Why we have to learn to love Subdivision – Again
Colin James: Justice as Citizenship
The Standard: Second class citizens. Beggars belief
Bob Jones (Herald): West's reflexive demonising of Russia unfair
Anne Salmond (Herald): Minister wrong to trample student rights