Bryce Edwards is a lecturer in Politics at Victoria University
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Political Roundup: Liberal v Conservative anguish over NZ's future
OPINION: Liberals are coming to terms with the new conservative Government.
Bryce Edwards: The influencers and ideas getting New Zealand politics ‘back on track’
The role of lobbyists, interest groups and advocacy campaigners is in the spotlight.
Political Round-up: The mini-sausage budget & Luxon considers joining Aukus
OPINION: Nicola Willis didn’t have any better names.
Political Round-up: Luxon’s embarrassing coalition negotiations
OPINION: Christopher Luxon is now being openly mocked and ridiculed by commentators.
Bryce Edwards: Should government departments be giving contracts to lobbying firms?
In some countries it would be considered a threat to the democratic process.
Political Round-up: Who's advising the new National-led Government?
OPINION: Reports suggest who the incoming Prime Minister has brought in to help.
Political Roundup: Kiri Allan latest ex-Labour MP moving into lobbying
Kiri Allan is the latest ex-MP to start her own lobbying firm.
Political Roundup: 'Horror show' - left’s autopsy on Labour’s loss
OPINION: Labour's election loss has been decried as a 'bloodbath'. So what went wrong?
Political Round-up: Ten reasons support for Labour is in freefall
OPINION: Most polls have Labour on a downward trajectory.
Bryce Edwards: How Labour's tax cut will do little but benefit the rich
OPINION: The average shopper is unlikely to see any real change in supermarket prices.
Political Roundup: How PM failed to prevent Kiri Allan tragedy
OPINION: The tragic downfall of Kiri Allan is one Hipkins should have seen coming.
Political Roundup: Labour keeps the status quo on tax, but has it shot itself in the foot?
OPINION: Hipkins was 'spooked' by the tax switch idea.
Bryce Edwards: The era of complacency over political conflicts of interest is over
OPINION: Michael Wood has become a victim of his own complacency.
Political Round-up: Winter of discontent - it’s true that NZ has lost its mojo
OPINION: The dominant sentiment is things are going wrong and the country is broken.
Political Round-up: Does Michael Wood have enough integrity to be a minister?
OPINION: Wood's errors suggest he may be lacking the necessary qualities for the role.
Political Roundup: No one’s mana is enhanced by the Meka Whaitiri defection
OPINION: Meka Whaitiri's defection is seen as a 'stunning coup' - but is it really?
Bryce Edwards: Victory for transparency in lobbying reforms
New reforms on lobbying are necessary to clean up the industry, writes Bryce Edwards.
Political Roundup: The astonishing Government suppression of Nash’s email
The Prime Minister’s Office knew Nash had given privileged information to donors.
Bryce Edwards: Nash’s sacking means a deeper probe into Cabinet required
Nash was sacked after disclosing confidential information from a Cabinet meeting.
Political Roundup: Posie Parker and the ugly stoking of a culture war in election year
Posie Parker's visit to NZ has caused a culture clash with huge potential consequences.
Political Roundup: Shining a bright light on lobbyists in politics
Four out of five people who worked as PM's chief of staff have been lobbyists since 2017.
Political Roundup: Stuart Nash’s resignation shows our leaders need a lesson in civics
OPINION: Leaders should have a better understanding of political rules about integrity.
Political Roundup: Hipkins eclipses Ardern with pragmatic refocus on cost of living
New PM has a laser-like focus directed at the working-class politics of West Auckland.
Bryce Edwards: Political Roundup - The big 'consultocrats' debate needs to carry on
OPINION: It is an issue that very much has Labour on the back foot.
Political Roundup: National’s progressive childcare-consultocracy switch
Christopher Luxon declared war on business consultants in his state of the nation speech.