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Critical Politics Newsletter: New Zealand Politics Daily – 14 November 2017 – Today’s content

Editor’s Note: Here below is a list of the main issues currently under discussion in New Zealand and links to media coverage. [caption id="attachment_297" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] The Beehive and Parliament Buildings.[/caption] Below are the links to the items online. The full text of these items are contained in the PDF file (click to download). Trade and international relations Audrey Young (Herald): Ardern overshadowed by Trudeau at East Asia Summit 1News: Jacinda Ardern having tricky talks with world leaders at East Asia summit Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Jacinda Ardern, the rock-star life and a lifestyle without parallel Barry Soper (Newstalk ZB): Jacinda Ardern navigates tantrums and hissy fits at Apec Richard Harman (Politik): Ardern and Peters at centre of TPP confusion Dan Satherley (Newshub): Kelvin Davis ‘wrong’ on TPP – Jane Kelsey Chris Trotter (Stuff): A very lucky escape in Trans-Pacific Partnership debates Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): Muted elation from business hides relief at CPTPP trade deal Sam Sachdeva (Newsroom): Ardern extends NZ invite to Trudeau Audrey Young (Herald): Jacinda Ardern meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Vernon Small (Stuff): Jacinda Ardern invites Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): Justin Trudeau seeks guidance from Jacinda Ardern on ‘indigenous issues’ RNZ: Watch: Bill English on National’s support for TPP Newshub staff: Labour taking credit for National’s TPP agreement – Bill English Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): NZ First support for TPP not guaranteed Jane Patterson (RNZ): Greens oppose new TPP deal Stacey Kirk (Stuff): Greens won’t support new TPP legislation as changes ‘don’t go far enough’ Sam Sachdeva (Newsroom): Ardern in talks with NZ First over TPP Claire Trevett (Herald): Greens will not support revised TPP trade deal  Anna Bracewell-Worrall (Newshub): Greens will go against Labour in TPP vote Gordon Campbell (Werewolf): On the TPP outcome, and the Hobbit law No Right Turn: Saved by Canada Bryan Gould: Is the TPPA now fit for purpose Liam Hehir (Medium): Actually, the TPP is a good thing now Gwynn Compton (Libertas Digital): A good point about the international summit “silly shirt” photo tradition Newshub: What Jacinda Ardern thought of Donald Trump’s ‘short and fat’ tweet Patrick O’Meara (RNZ): PM to stress peace in Asia talks NZ-China relationship Audrey Young (Herald): Ardern invited to China by Premier Li Keqiang Newshub: Chinese Premier wants another NZ visit Matt Nippert (Herald): University of Canterbury professor calls for China’s local influence to be curbed David Williams (Newsroom): Govt urged to probe China’s influence 1News: Winston Peters raises ‘issue of corrupt individuals wanted in China’ living in NZ with Chinese counterpart Michael Reddell (Croaking Cassandra): “I’m always very careful what I say to either man” Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Being economically occupied by China, politically owned by America and what EVERYONE is missing about how to defeat TPPA Manus Island refugee crisis Ella Prendergast (Newshub): Australia ‘criminal’ for refusing Manus Island refugees – Golriz Ghahraman Audrey Young (Herald): Jacinda Ardern sticks to her guns over Manus Island at East Asia summit Newshub: Jacinda Ardern says she’ll be ‘an irritant’ to Malcolm Turnbull on Manus Island Mike Hosking (Herald): Yapping at Australia over and over will only make our relationship worse Michael Daly (Stuff): PM’s Manus Island push a deflection from TPP – Bill English Aziz Al-Sa’afin (Newshub): Manus Island is all of our shame to bear Patrick Gower (Newshub): Jacinda Ardern’s offer a fatal mistake – Australian senator Pat Griffiths (AAP): Ardern’s offer to take refugees a ‘fatal mistake’ No Right Turn:Bring them here Stuff: Manus Island activists locked to gates of Australian high commission in Wellington David Farrar (Kiwiblog): The other side of Manus Island Winston Peters court action Edward Gay (RNZ): Peters targets journalistic privilege in court action RNZ: Peters’ superannuation leak court date set Herald: ‘Political hit job’: Winston Peters’ lawyers claim reporters were part of a ‘set-up’ Laura Walters (Stuff): Winston Peters’ legal attack on journalists could further erode NZ’s press freedom ODT Editorial: Coalition negotiations discredited Karl du Fresne: We want our money back Government Leith Huffadine (Stuff): If you’re old and rich, you’re more likely to hate the new Government Bevan Rapson (North and South): The coalition government’s generation game Peter Skilling (Impolitikal): Jacindamania 2017, hope and fear on the campaign trail Lynn Prentice (Standard): Measuring the honeymoon Bernard Hickey (Newsroom): Labour finds ‘unexpected budget challenges’ Shane Cowlishaw (Newsroom): The OIA is broken, can it be fixed? Alexander Bisley (Vice): Actually, the Far Right Are Not Taking Over New Zealand Action Station (Medium):Nine reasons to be stoked about this new government…and some of the areas we know we need to keep pushing for positive change Parliament Colin James (ODT): Grow up, petty Parliament! Tom O’Connor (Waikato Times): The Opposition needs to grow up Chris Trotter (Bowallley Road): Democratic Engineers, Or Neoliberal Mechanics? Ellen Read (Stuff): The Cabinet has its priorities wrong Gwynn Compton (Libertas Digital): The political week ahead – 13 November 2017 United Future Newshub: United Future leader may set up new party RNZ: United Future to disband Herald: Leaked email: United Future Party to disband after election struggle Michael Daly (Stuff): United Future calls it a day, fears drug reform will lose momentum Pete George (Your NZ): United Future disbanding Greg Presland (Standard): United has no future Environment David Farrar (Kiwiblog): Another win for the fishing industry over marine conservation Bill Hare (Spinoff): Our rating of NZ’s climate target? Not good enough. The heat is now on James Shaw RNZ: Vatican climate change meeting ‘big deal’ for Pacific Child welfare Herald: School bullying levels a disgrace – Human Rights Commission Herald: 30% of children’s needs not being met – Children’s Commissioner Southland Times Editorial: Doing more for our kids Sarah Robson (RNZ): Govt to scrap benefit cuts for mums who don’t name father Aaron Smale (Spinoff): Our stolen generation: a shameful legacy Farming Tess Nichol (Herald): Calves taken, cows made pregnant for milk: Animal welfare protest targets dairy industry Alexa Cook (RNZ): New agriculture minister takes tough stance on cattle disease Employment Craig McCulloch (RNZ): Nats to push for leave for both parents at once Teuila Fuatai (Newsroom): The future of unions Auckland Rod Oram (Newsroom): Twyford chases an illusory pot of gold Todd Niall (RNZ): AKL mayor on course to underspend predecessor America’s Cup RNZ: Goff calls for govt support to host America’s Cup RNZ: Five options for America’s Cup bases, costing up to $190m Todd Niall (RNZ): Auckland councillors consider America’s Cup options Education ODT Editorial: Some restraint of pupils is necessary Martin van Beynen (Stuff): Checkout operators are putting groceries on the table Lois Williams (RNZ): Regional development agency unhappy with Northtec cuts Earthquakes Herald: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern marks quake milestone from Manila Hamish Rutherford (Stuff): The public safety threat hanging over Wellington, a year after the November 14 earthquake Other Simon Wilson (Spinoff): New radicals: the challenge for NZ politics in the time of Corbyn and Trump Dileepa Fonseka, Jackson Thomas, Peter Newport and Paul Mitchell (Stuff): New valuations reveal rich town-poor town divide; strapped families flee housing crisis Jo Moir (Stuff): Māori Party distances itself from Marama Fox’s ‘like a beaten wife’ comments Anne Gibson (Herald): Foreigners get green light for six land deals; three involve majority NZ-owned entities Mihingarangi Forbes (RNZ): Māori woman candidate targeted in billboard attack Stuff: Fairfax NZ appoints Mark Stevens editorial director John Minto (Daily Blog): Capitalism, tax and New Zealand Liam Hehir (Stuff): Western progressives continue to romanticise communism Rob Stock (Stuff): Payday loan interest caps on the way, says consumer affairs minister Kris Faafoi Herald: Jonathan Coleman says he’ll hold new health minister to account over suicide target Lizzie Marvelly (Herald): Forget Guy Fawkes – We’ve a date with our past Daniel Hutchinson and Robert Steven (Stuff): Iwi seeks to enforce Lake Taupō toll Stuff: What NZ Wars? Hamilton mayor apologises over Armistice Day reference]]>