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Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 25 May, 2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 11:26 am | Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - You wouldn’t know it reading local newspapers, but NZ is on an economic roll, which puts it in the fast lane toward more than a decade of uninterrupted growth. More >>

Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 23 May, 2017

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:11 pm | Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - As Finance Minister Steven Joyce prepares to present his first Budget on Thursday, much of the commentary is around how he treats the surpluses in the years ahead. Clearly, some tax relief is on the agenda, particularly for low ... More >>

Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 22 May 2017

Monday, 22 May 2017, 8:45 pm | Trans Tasman

Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 22 May 2017 Who’s Won The Battle Of The Deputies - Bennett or Ardern? INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - National and Labour both have women in the Deputy Leader role, following the Greens and the Maori Party, but which dynamic ... More >>

Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 18 May, 2017

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 7:10 pm | Trans Tasman

Raising The TPP From The Grave INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - Prime Minister Bill English’s trip to Japan this week is intended to find an alternative path to lock in some of the gains once promised by the Trans-Pacic Partnership trade deal. More >>

Trans Tasman's Political Pulse - 15 May, 2017

Monday, 15 May 2017, 9:15 pm | Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - Ministers are growing more concerned about a widening “disconnect” between rural and urban communities. Some environmental groups and MPs (mainly the Green Party, but also some in Labour) are keen to paint the rural ... More >>

Long-Terms Plans, But What About The ETS Now?

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 8:42 pm | Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - Away from the headlines of political confrontation a remarkable process of political consensus is forming around long-term climate change policy direction. However, businesses are worried about policy stability in the near to ... More >>

State of the Parties - What Labour Must Do

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:14 am | Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS - The forthcoming election is already being billed as the tightest race in recent NZ history. Polls show National virtually neck and neck with the Labour-Green combo. To have the best chance of forming the next Govt, Labour ... More >>

2016 Politician Of The Year - Amy Adams

Monday, 28 November 2016, 9:22 am | Trans Tasman

We’ve always rated her as one to watch and she has hit her stride since taking over the Justice portfolio in 2014. “Adams has truly found her feet in 2016, getting through a huge amount of work in crucial portfolios she has well and truly made her ... More >>

Trans Tasman 2016 Departments Review

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 1:58 pm | Trans Tasman

Trans Tasman 2016 New Zealand Government Departments Review - Many Changes In The State Sector, But Some Things Remain The Same. More >>

Obama Visit All But Confirmed

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 3:51 pm | Trans Tasman

The Trans Tasman Political Alert can reveal a top FBI official has been in talks at the Beehive today, and is believed to be laying the ground work for a visit to NZ by President Barack Obama. Trans Tasman learned of the development earlier in ... More >>

Roll Call 2015 - Seymour Storms In As Politician Of The Year

Monday, 30 November 2015, 9:17 am | Trans Tasman

Trans Tasman's 11th annual Roll Call has thrown a curve ball this year, ignoring the likes of John Key, Bill English, and Winston Peters to pick its politician of the year from the ranks of the new generation. More >>

Another Win For Key - Trans Tasman's Politician Of The Year

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 9:12 am | Trans Tasman

This year's 10th annual Roll Call can reveal John Key as its Politician of the Year. It was a straightforward choice. Key has stood head and shoulders above the rest in the polls, and his party romped home in its third election, the third time in ... More >>

MFaT CEO To Announce Resignation

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 1:18 pm | Trans Tasman

NZ's leading Political publication Trans Tasman can reveal Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade chief executive John Allen will announce his resignation on Monday. Allen, who was controversially recruited to head up the Ministry in 2009 after a stellar ... More >>

Election Coverage - None Better Than Trans Tasman

Monday, 22 September 2014, 3:02 pm | Trans Tasman

To get a steer on what was going to happen in the election - away from the histrionics of the mainstream coverage - the best place to go was The Main Report Group’s weekly political report Trans Tasman. More >>

New NZ Ambassador to China Named

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 11:30 am | Trans Tasman

Trans Tasman, NZ's leading political weekly, can reveal the Govt is nominating John McKinnon to be NZ’s Ambassador in China, succeeding Carl Worker, whose term is ending later this year. More >>

Reserve Bank Sets Out Aggressive Track For Rate Rises

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 3:12 pm | Trans Tasman

The Reserve Bank has kicked off a series of interest rate rises, ending a 3-year run when the official cash rate stood at a record low of 2.5%, as the NZ economy outperforms its peers. More >>

Bill English Is Trans Tasman's Politician Of The Year

Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:10 am | Trans Tasman

This year's 9th annual Roll Call reveals Bill English as its Politician of the Year. It was a relatively simple choice - English polled highest among the Trans Tasman Editors, contributors and their Capital insiders who make up the panel which compiles ... More >>

Government Departments Under the Trans Tasman Microscope

Monday, 6 May 2013, 9:49 am | Trans Tasman

The Trans Tasman Editors are gearing up to release the 4th Annual 2013 New Zealand Government Department Briefing Report. More >>

Trans Tasman 2012 Roll Call Predicts Cabinet Casualties

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 2:38 pm | Trans Tasman

Political Report Trans Tasman was right on the money in its 2012 Roll Call - its 8th annual review of MP performances. Editor in Chief Max Bowden says "we picked Phil Heatley and Kate Wilkinson as a pair who needed to lift their games after poor ... More >>

"Action Man" Finlayson Takes Trans Tasman’s Top Honour

Monday, 3 December 2012, 9:10 am | Trans Tasman

Embargoed: 9am Monday December 3rd 2012 "Action Man" Finlayson Takes Trans Tasman’s Top Honour More >>



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