Business of Government: and so it begins …

Business of Government: and so it begins …
Some Māori protested the new government as Parliament opened on Tuesday. (Image: NZME)
Jem Traylen
Now comes the hard partA piece of wisdom attributed to the great Mongolian ruler Činggis Khan says that conquering the world on horseback is easy; it is dismounting and governing that is hard.I alluded to this in yesterday’s story Mayor v the minister – Wellington’s Golden Mile will be an early test for both.Both mayor Tory Whanau and transport and local government minister Simeon Brown have been elected with a clear mandate from the people for the platforms on which they ran.The trouble for these modern-day rulers is that the...

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