The latest from Pattrick Smellie
COVID ALERT: 13 new cases of community transmission in Auckland
By Pattrick Smellie | Thu, 13 Aug 2020
A further 13 community transferred cases of covid-19 have been identified in Auckland and more positive cases are regarded as highly likely in what is now being regarded as a 'cluster' outbrea...
ELECTION 2020: Govt seeks advice on election date, delays dissolving Parliament
By Pattrick Smellie | Wed, 12 Aug 2020
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the government will delay today's intended dissolution of Parliament to next Monday, at the earliest, and is seeking advice from the Electoral Commission on...
ELECTION 2020: The National Party MPs most at risk
By Pattrick Smellie | Sat, 08 Aug 2020
At least four sitting National Party list MPs appear to have no path to re-election to the next Parliament, based on their party list rankings announced today by leader Judith Collins, unless they can...