Prime Minister Bill English dismisses foreign effect on house prices - New Zealand Herald

The Prime Minister has dismissed the effect of foreign buyers on New Zealand house prices. "Frankly, it's a peripheral issue," said Bill English as he was closely questioned on the issue today by Tristram Clayton on NZ Herald Focus in the wake of the ...

Mike Hosking defends questioning Labour leader Jacinda Ardern about wardrobe - New Zealand Herald

Broadcaster Mike Hosking is defending asking what Labour's Jacinda Ardern would wear to the first leader's debate, saying it was a standard inquiry posed ahead of any special occasion. Yesterday the NewstalkZB breakfast host asked Ardern ahead of last ...

Jacinda Ardern squanders challenger's advantage against Bill English - political commentator - New Zealand Herald

Jacinda Ardern squandered the traditional challenger's advantage of her first leaders' TV election debate with Bill English, political commentator Vernon Tava has suggested. Tava told ZB's Early Edition host, Rachel Smalley, that the challenger to the ...

Rachel Smalley's frank admission: I was wrong - New Zealand Herald

"Game, set and match to National. Labour can't win this election. Jacinda Ardern can develop into the role of leader, she's got what it takes in the long term, but the mountain is too steep to climb right now." That's what I said on-air - verbatim ...