National Party

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Jacinda Ardern facing biggest challenge yet as New Zealand switches to Covid suppression
The prime minister has enjoyed huge support during the pandemic – but the country’s new course may force unpopular trade-offs

Tess McClure in Christchurch

09, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Resolutions but no revolution as National ends its annual conference as divided as ever
There was a degree of heat, but not much light cast on the future of a party still recovering from last year’s election thumping

Liam Hehir

08, Aug, 2021 @6:49 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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Why New Zealand rejected populist ideas other nations have embraced
Labour’s historic win delivered Ardern a second term while voters punished politicians who embraced populism

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

19, Oct, 2020 @2:13 AM

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What next for New Zealand's National party and its embattled leader?
New Zealanders overwhelmingly embraced Jacinda Ardern’s Labour, leaving Judith Collins’ party in the wilderness

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Auckland

18, Oct, 2020 @6:48 AM

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Jacinda Ardern considers coalition despite New Zealand election landslide
Prime minister says she will be ready to form a government in two to three weeks as New Zealanders enjoy return to normal life

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Auckland

18, Oct, 2020 @4:37 AM

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New Zealand has put its faith in Labour: now the party must deliver | Claire Robinson
With its most resounding victory since 1946, the weight of expectation on Labour has never been greater

Claire Robinson

18, Oct, 2020 @12:14 AM

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Judith Collins: New Zealand's 'anti-Ardern' whose hero is Thatcher
The New Zealand opposition leader has pulled no punches after being thrust into the role just a few months before the election

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

14, Oct, 2020 @4:25 AM

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New Zealanders rank climate change above Covid this election
Guardian readers place concern about the environment far above the coronavirus pandemic, which has dominated headlines in 2020

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

18, Sep, 2020 @8:00 PM

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New Zealand National party promises 'significant' tax cuts to aid Covid recovery
Opposition party unveils billions in tax cuts and focus on disciplined spending in its pre-election economic proposals

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

18, Sep, 2020 @1:25 AM

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Jacinda Ardern pushes stability over change in New Zealand's 'Covid election'
The prime minister is pitching a mix of steady leadership and big-spending policies to voters after a world-leading coronavirus response

Phil Taylor in Grey Lynn, Auckland

09, Aug, 2020 @7:36 AM

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Jacinda Ardern's popularity with young voters could spell trouble for the Green party | Claire Robinson
2020 will be a make or break election for the Green party in New Zealand, who could find themselves out of parliament

Claire Robinson

07, Aug, 2020 @2:57 AM

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