Bryce Edwards is a lecturer in Politics at Victoria University
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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.
Opinion: We need to depoliticise the public service
Is Rob Campbell trying to rid himself of a job he no longer wants? Bryce Edwards reports.
The horrific damage caused by forestry slash and vested interests
Industries want govt help to be profitable by reducing industry regulation and taxation.
Political Roundup: Our politicians are competent firefighters, but terrible builders
Main parties good with the political firefighting required to deal with disasters, but ...
Political Roundup: Luxon’s leadership under threat
OPINION: National will be considering whether to make a move against its leader.
Bryce Edwards: Time for a big debate about Govt use of business consultants
Consultants setting policy: The bill for consultants has ballooned under Labour.
Political Roundup: Hipkins' policy bonfire must be bolstered with substance
OPINION: The big question is what Hipkins will replace the jettisoned policies with.
Bryce Edwards: Labour’s reorientation to working-class Māori
Labour has lost its connection with working-class voters in recent decades.
Political Roundup: Hipkins hires a lobbyist to run the Beehive
Lobbyists running the Beehive have become a recurring theme since Labour got in power.
Political Roundup: Hipkins’ bread and butter reshuffle
Hipkins is trying to convince voters Labour is focused on 'bread and butter' issues.