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Items of interest and importance today

Kevin Norquay (Stuff): Parting ways with the monarchy ‘an eventuality that will happen’ now Queen has gone
Richard Harman: This could be the last time (paywalled)
Liz Gordon (Insight Aotearoa): A proud and independent nation, Aotearoa
Calida Stuart-Menteath and Hamish McNicol (NBR): Does King Charles represent New Zealand? (paywalled)
Christine Kearney (Guardian): Jacinda Ardern expects New Zealand’s royal ties to ‘deepen’ under King Charles III
Newshub: Queen Elizabeth death: National leader Christopher Luxon says leaving monarchy isn’t on New Zealanders’ minds
Bridie Witton (Stuff): Queen Elizabeth II dies: Former prime ministers reflect on monarch’s reign
Fiona Ellis (ODT): End of reign likely to spark debate, says expert

Herald: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expects King Charles to remain politically neutral
Chris Trotter (Interest): The weight of history

Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): Queen Elizabeth’s death: Deputy PM Grant Robertson hints at one-off public holiday
Rachel Smalley (Today FM): ‘Keep calm and carry on, perhaps’
Rachel Sadler (Newshub): David Seymour says ACT would ‘definitely not’ support public holiday to mark Queen’s death
RNZ: Queen Elizabeth II: BusinessNZ not in favour of public holiday for memorial
RNZ: King Charles III officially proclaimed as New Zealand’s new king
James Halpin and Karanama Ruru (Stuff): Charles III proclaimed King by NZ Parliament in Wellington
Alison Mau (Stuff): The conversation we’ve all been putting off is inevitable with the death of The Queen
Jonathan Killick, Stephen Ward and Erin Gourley (Stuff): Are we ready for a King Charles-led monarch? Or a republic?
Charlotte Graham-McLay (Guardian): New Zealand’s period of mourning for the Queen, and what comes next
Steven Cowan: The media pledges its loyalty to the British monarchy
No Right Turn: Bring on the republic
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): King Charles III the disrupter & New Zealand’s Constitutional Future
Morgan Godfery (Spinoff): An ariki of the highest order
Te Aorewa Rolleston (Stuff): The Queen and Kiingitanga – how a relationship of ‘aroha’ was forged
Shane Te Pou (Herald): On her relationship with Māori
RNZ: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern remembers Queen Elizabeth II
Newshub: Māoridom will be divided over what happens in wake of Queen Elizabeth’s death – Willie Jackson
Herald: Editorial – King Charles III editorial: A monarch 70 years in the making (paywalled)

Thomas Coughlan (Herald): James Shaw’s second victory over no one settles questions (paywalled)
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): James Shaw re-elected Green Party co-leader
Katie Scotcher (RNZ): James Shaw re-elected as Green Party co-leader by delegates
Steven Cowan: A Pyrrhic victory
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): 13 months till 2023 NZ election – The Daily Blog full 360 degree battlefield special
Andy Fyers (BusinessDesk): Polls point to a tight battle for the Beehive (paywalled)

1News: Christchurch’s next mayor: Poll shows big lead for Phil Mauger
Steven Walton and Nadine Roberts (Stuff): Mauger well ahead in Christchurch mayoral poll, but Meates says race is ‘very winnable’
Damien Grant (Stuff): The clear choice for Auckland’s next mayor
Tom Hunt (Stuff): Tory Whanau clear leader in straw poll for Wellington Mayoralty
Graeme Edgeler (Spinoff): As easy as 1, 2, 3: How to vote using STV
Steve Chadwick (Stuff): The need to know who you are voting for
1News: Poll: 47% of Christchurch voters think $683m stadium value for money

Max Rashbrooke (Stuff): An heiress’s birthday and a support worker’s meagre lot
Craig Renney (Herald): ‘Falling wages’ is a right-wing fantasy highlighting a poverty of thinking (paywalled)
Matt Nippert (Herald): Private School Rich List: The wealthiest institutions for Kiwi kids (paywalled)
Liam Dann (Herald): GDP Preview: Did the economy avoid recession? (paywalled)

RNZ: Don’t expect grocery bill to go down soon – report
Tina Morrison (Stuff): Grocery costs for supermarkets increased 8.7% in August
Warren Couillault (BusinessDesk): We should be worried about the economy (paywalled)

Janet Wilson (Stuff): Failed promises and Rotorua’s homelessness hellhole
1News: Emergency housing ‘working as best it can’ – Megan Woods
Tom Peters (World socialist website): Homelessness worsens dramatically in New Zealand under Labour
Miriam Bell (Stuff): Housing affordability a big social issue, Treasury says
Brent Edwards (NBR): The Treasury’s worries about housing sector (paywalled)
Kiri Gillespie (Herald): Tauranga housing shortage: $1.6bn GDP loss likely if ‘urgent’ action not taken (paywalled)
Megan Wilson (Herald): P addiction: Three-month wait for meth rehab services in Rotorua

Claire Trevett (Herald): Bye bye traffic lights – will the PM rip off the Covid-19 band-aid on Monday – and why the secrecy? (paywalled)
Heather du Plessis-Allan (Herald): Government inquiry into Northland Covid lockdown necessary (paywalled)
Rowan Quinn (RNZ): Hospitals remain under massive strain: ‘Literally got patients in corridors’
Kelly Dennett (Stuff): Traffic lights at a crossroads
Andrea Vance (Stuff): ‘Up your brave’: A former Green Party candidate is training Voices for Freedom council hopefuls

David Farrar: Transmission Gully vs Auckland City Rail Loop
William Hewett (Newshub): Pothole crisis: Should NZTA, councils pay for vehicles damaged by poorly maintained roads?
Brent Edwards (NBR): The complex governance arrangements for Auckland Light Rail board (paywalled)

Guyon Espiner (RNZ): Government under pressure to change law as 9-year-olds buy Lotto tickets
Hayden Munro (Herald): Anti-democratic QAnon, Sovereign Citizens and white supremacists reaching more Kiwis (paywalled)
Glenn McConnell (Stuff): Te Reo Māori: From banned, to ‘official’, to a ‘taonga’ and beyond
Forrest Chambers: Stuff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ documentary forsakes truth-seeking journalism for the predetermined story
Rob Stock (Stuff): Govt ‘disappointed’ domestic violence tenancy regulations are long overdue. ACT calls it ‘unacceptable’
Charlotte Paul (Herald): Identity crisis: Have we gone too far in letting kids change their gender? (paywalled)
Nicholas Khoo (NBR): NZ needs to rethink its nuclear diplomacy (paywalled)
RNZ: Meng Foon: speaking out against racism



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