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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup – Bittersweet “Pollquake” for the left

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Indepth, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup – Bittersweet “Pollquake” for the left

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup – Bittersweet “Pollquake” for the left Dr Bryce Edwards. New Zealand politics has been relatively stable for the last nine years. Public opinion hasn’t moved around much at all, even in the face of all sorts of scandal and chaos amongst the politicians. And when volatility […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Australia, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia. Bryce Edwards Analysis: Political Roundup: NZ (and Australia) needs better political scandals Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia. Dr Bryce Edwards. The current trans-Tasman citizenship saga doesn’t warrant the level of hysteria coming from politicians in both countries, on both sides of the […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Who’s to blame for Metiria Turei’s downfall?

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Who’s to blame for Metiria Turei’s downfall?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Who’s to blame for Metiria Turei’s downfall? Dr Bryce Edwards. The fallout from Metiria Turei’s benefit confession is producing some fascinating and revealing analysis and reaction about the state of politics, media, and society. There is anger and disappointment on all sides and much of the very polarised […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Inevitable split in the Greens

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Green politics, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Inevitable split in the Greens

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ A future face of the Green Party, candidate Choe Swarbrick. Image: Courtesy of chloeswarbrick.co.nz. Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Inevitable split in the Greens Dr Bryce Edwards. The split in the Green Party over Metiria Turei’s benefit confession and campaign is hardly surprising. The party has always contained an array of very […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Reality check on Jacindamania

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Reality check on Jacindamania

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Reality check on Jacindamania Dr Bryce Edwards. It’s wall-to-wall Jacinda Ardern in the news, with a level of hype that suggests she’s already turned the Labour Party’s fortunes around, and National is now on the back-foot. Yesterday’s column – Jacindamania – showed just how much excitement there is about Labour’s […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Jacindamania Labour Party leader, Jacinda Ardern. New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern is promising to run an election campaign characterised by “relentless positivity”. And, so far, there’s been an almost relentlessly positive response to her rise to the top. It appears that Ardern’s extraordinary elevation is going to lift […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on TVNZ’s Q+A from Russell after winning the Northland by-election. Analysis byBryce Edwards: Get ready for Prime Minister Winston Peters Dr Bryce Edwards. Winston Peters made a mixture of colourful, grandiose, and rather ridiculous statements in the weekend that will infuriate many, and delight others. […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Greens go nuclear – and other options Dr Bryce Edwards. You have to feel a bit sorry for the Greens. Because of Labour’s electoral weakness they will, once again, find themselves with a very weak post-election hand to negotiate with. And they’re in danger of being outmanoeuvred […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, leadership, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Labour’s sleepwalk towards defeat Dr Bryce Edwards. There’s still hope for Labour being able to put together a coalition government after the election. But there do seem to be a lot of barriers at the moment – especially as opinion polls point to the apparent decline or stagnation […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card?

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Will Shane Jones be NZ First’s Trump card? Dr Bryce Edwards. There is more than a hint of Donald Trump in Shane Jones’ political return. So, could he really fan the flames of NZ First’s populist resurgence in this year’s general election?  Shane Jones wants to “Put New […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal – Police Re-Investigate

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: The Hugely damaging Barclay scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. It’s become a received wisdom that in New Zealand political scandals don’t really hurt governments. But English is looking very damaged by the Barclay saga, and it’s no longer too far-fetched to specutulate on whether this could help deny National’s […]

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Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, NZ Politics, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Bryce Edwards Analysis: Bill English’s Dirty Politics scandal Dr Bryce Edwards. Is the Todd Barclay scandal the National Government’s 2017 version of Dirty Politics? Of course there are key differences, but there are also plenty of parallels. Either way, National will be hoping it’s a scandal with as little impact on […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Afghanistan, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, international law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Operation Burnham, Politics, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. Selwyn Manning, editor EveningReport.nz. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict […]

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TPP Still On? No Way: Is Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political own goal?

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Region, Pacific,, TPP, TPPA  /  Comments Off on TPP Still On? No Way: Is Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political own goal?

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Image: US Trade. Source: Professor Jane Kelsey Prime Minister Bill English has suggested a TPPA without the USA could still be alive. Bill English’s Plan B for TPPA a political ‘own goal’ in election year ‘The idea from Prime Minister Bill English that New Zealand and […]

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Former National leader slams Key as achieving ‘nothing of significance’

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Housing, john key, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, prime ministers, Radio NZ, Reports  /  Comments Off on Former National leader slams Key as achieving ‘nothing of significance’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (left) with his Fijian counterpart Voreqe Bainimarama in Suva last June. He said then he wanted to “reset” ties with Fiji. Image: Fiji Times Former National Party leader Don Brash has condemned the man who ousted him for the party’s leadership, saying […]

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