NZ Politics Daily – 3 November 2023


Matthew Hooton (Metro): Bullshit Reigns
Luke Malpass (Post): D-Day for new Government  (paywalled)
Audrey Young (Herald): What support parties Act and NZ First are looking for in coalition talks with National (paywalled)
Matthew Hooton (Herald): Luxon’s best choice – keep it loose and focus on coalition relationships, not the details (paywalled)
Peter Dunne (Newsroom): Luxon’s biggest challenges are public expectations and urgency
Jack Tame (1News): A new government is nigh – so what happens next? (paywalled)
Tova O’Brien (Stuff): Tova podcast: Ex-leadership of National, ACT, NZ First predict trouble for Chris Luxon’s tax cuts
Tova O’Brien (Stuff): Tova podcast: Relationships, respect and resentment – getting to know Winston Peters
Danyl McLauchlan (Listener): The National MPs we can expect to see more of when the government is announced (paywalled)
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): David Seymour says Government deal possible next week, confirms he’s reached out to New Zealand First
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): Christopher Luxon to send Gerry Brownlee to Pacific Islands Forum, to focus on forming Government
1News: Luxon not attending Pacific Islands Forum, forming govt ‘a priority’
Adam Pearse (Herald): Christopher Luxon won’t attend Pacific Islands Forum in order to form Government
Dileepa Fonseka (Newshub):Luxon gives himself time for coalition negotiations (paywalled)
Oliver Hartwich (Newstalk ZB): The love language of politics: How to decode a coalition agreement (paywalled)
Tim Selwyn (Daily Blog): Awaiting the finals: Media pundits election forecasts and Winston’s scenario setting

1News: ‘Some upsets coming’ in final election result – expert
Michael Neilson (Herald): Will National and Act need NZ First? And which MPs have not made the final cut? (paywalled)
Jane Patterson (RNZ): Time to get down to business now wait for final vote count is over
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): Politicians who could be in and out when final election results revealed
Brent Edwards (NBR): The official count, business confidence, coalition talks (paywalled)
Stewart Sowman-Lund (Spinoff): The special votes are released today – and a lot hinges on them
Bridie Witton (Stuff): National and ACT’s ‘shaky’ majority waits on half a million special votes
Thomas Manch (Post): The final election results are finally here
Russell Palmer and Craig McCulloch (RNZ): Making it count: Anxiously waiting politicians discuss electoral settings
RNZ: Carmel Sepuloni defends long wait for official election result, but says it could be improved
Adam Pearce (Herald): PM-elect Christopher Luxon keen to know final special vote count to progress forming a Government
Andrew Dickens (Newstalk ZB): I don’t have a problem with how long it’s taken to confirm this election result
Metiria Stanton Turei (ODT): Wāhine Maōri representation in the new Parliament (paywalled)