John Key

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John Key calling New Zealand’s Covid response ‘North Korean’ isn’t just lazy rhetoric, it’s wrong | Brian Ng
Irresponsible statements are fuel for those who falsely believe their rights have been taken away

Brian Ng

01, Oct, 2021 @12:58 AM

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John Key tells New Zealand National MPs: if you can’t quit leaking, quit the party
Former PM says opposition must put infighting behind it and abandon the idea that the public will simply tire of Jacinda Ardern one day

Phil Taylor in Auckland

23, Nov, 2020 @1:33 AM

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Jacinda Ardern prime minister of Australasia? If only it was that simple | Nicholas Reece
New Zealand has a long history of outstanding policy innovation and political leadership. Australia could learn a lot from it

Nicholas Reece

19, Jul, 2019 @1:49 AM

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'Get over yourself': former New Zealand PM tells Australian politicians to move on
John Key says it’s a ‘bit sad’ when politicians ‘feel as though they have got to constantly be commentating’

Elle Hunt

06, Jun, 2017 @2:31 AM

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Bill English: the Catholic conservative who will be New Zealand's next PM
Having once led the National party to worst ever electoral defeat, the farmer turned politician is now getting a chance at the top job

Eleanor Ainge Roy

08, Dec, 2016 @6:26 AM

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Bill English to be New Zealand's next PM after challengers drop out
John Key’s chosen successor must still face party vote on Monday, but with support of most National MPs, transition looks likely to be a formality

Elle Hunt

08, Dec, 2016 @3:51 AM

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John Key was known as the smiling assassin. And people still liked him | Alex Frankel
Like another poster boy for trickle-down economics – Tony Blair – the New Zealand prime minister had the Teflon gene. Even while presiding over record levels of child poverty, his popularity remained high

Alex Frankel

07, Dec, 2016 @12:09 AM

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John Key's pick for New Zealand's next prime minister faces party challengers
Bill English confirms he will stand in next week’s leadership election, but will need to beat National colleagues Jonathan Coleman and Judith Collins

Eleanor Ainge Roy

06, Dec, 2016 @2:12 AM

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What next for New Zealand? National party loses John Key's personal appeal
A turbulent year for New Zealand has ended with the resignation of a popular leader. But this is not necessarily good news for the opposition, analysts say

Eleanor Ainge Roy

05, Dec, 2016 @7:17 AM

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New Zealand prime minister John Key resigns
Key says he would vote for his deputy prime minister, Bill English, if he put his name forward for leader, after shock announcement that he is quitting

Elle Hunt and Eleanor Ainge Roy

05, Dec, 2016 @4:30 AM

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John Key kept the knife he reserved for himself perfectly concealed
Fittingly, as head of a party lauded for its ability to renew, Key edged himself out of the leadership before there was much speculation about his future

Toby Manhire

05, Dec, 2016 @2:09 AM

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New Zealand prime minister John Key's resignation speech in full
John Key has said he will step down on 12 December after eight years. In an emotional speech he said he had ‘given everything I could to the job’.

05, Dec, 2016 @12:49 AM

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