Politics Politics in 2021

Next six months are make or break for Labour

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 11 Jan 2021

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 11 Jan 2021
For anyone still looking for a transformational agenda from the cautious Ardern Labour government, there’s good news.If it’s going to happen, it will happen in the next six months.Of course, like most public policy, the acts of transformation will not be quite the blinding light moments of truth that the word itself implies.Nor will all expectations be met.Rather, there is a rolling maul of initiatives coming to a head on climate change, infrastructure funding, fresh and wastewater, land use, and labour market reform that have the p...

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