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New Zealand Politics Daily is a collation of the most prominent issues being discussed in New Zealand. It is edited by Dr Bryce Edwards of The Democracy Project.

Today’s content

Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): The political ramifications of Matu Tangi Matua Reid’s unspeakable violence and shooting spree in Downtown Auckland
Heather Roy: Operational Comms compromised when Government Holds the Microphone
Anna Whyte and Glenn McConnell (Stuff): PM says full review launched ‘into whether there were any red flags’
RNZ: Corrections opens inquiry into handling of Auckland shooter Matu Tangi Matua Reid
Herald Editorial: Auckland CBD shooting deaths a day of tragedy and trauma in city (paywalled)
Jamie Ensor (Newshub): Auckland CBD shooting: How politicians reacted
Bridie Witton (Stuff): Chris Hipkins visibly emotional as he takes questions on the Auckland gunman
Andrea Vance (Post): Questions remain about why Auckland shooter was free to kill (paywalled)
Jenna Lynch (Newshub): Fresh questions about NZ gun control regime surface
Catrin Owen (Stuff): Auckland CBD shooter: What we know about Matu Reid

Chris Trotter (Daily Blog): Sweet Moderation
Gordon Campbell: On Sir Roger’s lament, and the Commonwealth Games
Danyl Mclauchlan (Listener/Herald): Political week in review: Labour’s ‘in it for you’ with Grand Youth Crime Pivot (paywalled)
Jessica Mutch McKay (1News): Labour’s election campaign off to stuttering start
Brent Edwards (NBR): Tough on crime, inflation, contempt of Parliament
Josie Pagani (Stuff): Taxing the uber-wealthy a little bit more is not envy, it is fairness
Jim Rose (Post): The risk the Greens’ wealth tax poses to our economy (paywalled)
David Cormack (Post): The choices we make and the people who pay for them (paywalled)
Matthew Hooton (Herald): Brooke van Velden on track to make it two seats for Act in Tāmaki electorate (paywalled)
Maria Slade (NBR): The man who gave $500k to National (paywalled)
Tom Kitchin (RNZ): The zing zazz factor in a slogan
Deborah Hart (Listener/Herald): Improvements to MMP voting system needed to tackle diversity issues in Parliament (paywalled)

Thomas Manch (Stuff): Some 480 housing applicants, including families with children living in cars
Susan Edmunds (Stuff): Preparing to be a renter past 65: ‘It’s all very hideous’
Susan Edmunds (Stuff): Here’s what ‘sticky’ domestic inflation could mean for your home loan
Brent Melville (BusinessDesk): Wellingtonians take biggest property hit, down $123,100 (paywalled)

Tom Pullar-Strecker (Stuff): Commerce Minister wants to see supermarkets’ ‘super profits’ come down
Damien Venuto (Herald): The Front Page: When will food prices finally start to come down again?
Jenée Tibshraeny (Herald): Uber ups ante on contractor v employee debate (paywalled)
RNZ: Job ads fall 3% in June, vacancy listings drop 21% on a year ago – Seek
Brianna Mcilraith (Stuff): Misleading claims on packaging ‘prompt people to put wrong things in recycling’
RNZ: How ‘excuseflation’ is keeping prices high
Dita De Boni (NBR): Employment Court: if you say you’re following tikanga, you must

Derek Cheng (Herald): ‘Out of control’ crime? What the latest statistics say about Christopher Luxon’s claim (paywalled)
Liam Hehir (The Blue Review): The Crime Minister: Too late for Hipkins to talk tough
RNZ: Government’s new ram-raid criminal offence ‘knee jerk reaction’, criminologist says
Dennis O’Reilly (Herald): I’m waiting for the sober discussion on gangs and not the drunken diatribe from politicians
Blessen Tom (RNZ): Tougher laws and more funding needed to tackle crime, businesses say

Michael Neilson (Herald): Government dental grants increase five-fold after policy change – over $30m in six months
Matthew Littlewood (ODT): Vape shops now outnumber fast food outlets
Emma Hatton (Newsroom): English urges disability providers to get a move on
RNZ: Hawke’s Bay Hospital: ACC waives accreditation for medical scanning department
George Heagney (Manawatū Standard): Work on Palmerston North Hospital a high priority for National, Reti says

Bali Haque (Post): School education reforms – lots of churn and continued decline (paywalled)
Patrick Gower: (Paddy Gower has Issues): Expert says Early Childhood Education is becoming ‘state-funded child abuse’
Janika ter Ellen (Newshub): Paddy Gower Has Issues investigation reveals crisis in early childcare sector putting kids at risk
Matthew Littlewood (ODT): Jobs threatened as uni looks for more savings (paywalled)
RNZ: University of Otago makes more than 100 staff redundant in cost-cutting bid
ODT: Otago University sheds 107 staff in latest redundancies
Matthew Littlewood (ODT): Polytech proposals: Cuts in the South (paywalled)
George Heagney (Manawatū Standard): ‘Please don’t let it happen’: Protestors front up to Massey University council over restructures
Ani Ngawhika (ODT): Uni logo reaction disappoints iwi representative

Georgina Campbell (Herald): On The Tiles – Local Edition: Local Government needs an overhaul to survive
Bernard Orsman (Herald): Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown opposes Government plans to make Auckland and Northland guinea pigs for water reforms (paywalled)
RNZ: Call for new Cabinet minister to handle water issues stemming from climate crisis
Georgina Campbell (Herald): ‘Harvard loves Teddy’: Wellington mayor’s dog finds favour in New York

Olivia Wannan (Stuff): The emissions goal: halved by 2030. We’ve done 9%
Brent Edwards (NBR): Greenhouse gas emissions fall as gas and coal use declines (paywalled)

Shayne Currie (Herald): Media Insider: What’s eating Breakfast? Boss quits, ratings battle heats up; Godfather of gossip David Hartnell’s new business venture; RNZ inquiry delay (paywalled)
RNZ: RNZ announces new chief news officer Mark Stevens

Karl Du Fresne: The anti-conspiracy theory conspiracy theorists
RNZ: IPCA to probe scores of complaints stemming from Posy Parker’s abandoned rally
Martyn Bradbury (Daily Blog): Posie Parker is returning to NZ in September – why officials must block her entry
Simon Bridges (NBR): Free trade less free now, as Aussie and we are finding (paywalled)
Phil Pennington (RNZ): Kaitaki ferry had many old parts in its engines when one blew out, stocktake finds
André Chumko (Post): Public Service Watch: RNZ launches IndoNZ and RNZ中文



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