Bulletin 27/2/2017


For most parties, Sunday was quiet.  For the Greens, it was their party conference, with a deluge of tweets announcing policy and principles, as well as introducing a new bill to protect aquifers.  It must be said that the optics were far better than National’s BlueGreens conference and swimmable rivers policy announcement.  Housing affordability keeps getting headlines, it’s almost certainly going to be a major election issue, and it doesn’t look like National is ready for it.


Echo Chamber National:



(!) The linked article does not say anything about the existence of internal disputes within Labour.  King lashed out at the Herald journalist, who was the one who suggested Ardern might replace King as deputy:


National likes to announce funding for things a little bit at a time:


Echo Chamber Labour:

On homelessness:


Candidate selection:


Echo Chamber Green:

Green party conference:


New bill to protect aquifers:




On homelessness:


Echo Chamber New Zealand First:

Nothing significant.


Echo Chamber Maori Party:

Nothing significant.


Echo Chamber ACT:

Nothing significant.


Echo Chamber United Future:

On government control of 1080 use:


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