NZ Politics Daily – 1 November 2023


David Williams (Newsroom): Chiding in plain sight
Adrian Beaumont (The Conversation): Special votes mean National and ACT will likely lose their majority
Anna Whyte and Glenn McConnell (Post): When can a new government actually be formed? (paywalled)
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): What Christopher Luxon has been doing as prime minister in waiting
Tova O’Brien (Stuff): Camp Chippy cautiously confident ahead of looming leadership vote
Caitlan Jonston (Herald): Chris Hipkins faces what could be last round of media interviews as Prime Minister, special votes count set to be revealed on Friday
Newstalk ZB: Labour MP on losing Māori representatives and the ‘young talent’ stepping up
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): A potato, a broken gold watch, a pounamu hei-tiki, and a huia feather: Does Labour need a new Rātana alliance with Māori Party?
Don Brash: Should we have a referendum on the Treaty?
Damien Venuto (Herald): The Front Page: What motivates Winston Peters to keep making political comebacks?
Lloyd Burr (Newshub): New Zealand First’s 47 most interesting (and bizarre) policies

Jamie Esor (Newshub): Christopher Luxon ‘spoken to’ Chris Bishop about email on Israel-Hamas conflict, told him to be ‘careful about language’
RNZ: Chris Bishop spoken to by Christopher Luxon on ‘strongly worded’ email comparing Hamas attack to Holocaust
Mark Quinlivan (Newshub): Prime Minister-elect Christopher Luxon hasn’t ‘seen any advice’ to suggest Israel isn’t respecting international law in Gaza
RNZ: NZ vote on Gaza at UN consistent with longstanding position – Hipkins
Thomas Manch (Post): New Zealand threads diplomatic needle on Israel-Hamas conflict (paywalled)
Gordon Campbell: On how the Americans helped put Hamas in power in Gaza
Mike Smith (Standard): Still pussy-footing on Gaza
Ani O’Brien (Newstalk ZB): Is ignorance or malice driving antisemitism in New Zealand? (paywalled)