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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.

NZ Politics Daily: 27 September 2023

Gordon Campbell: On whether Winston Peters can be a moderating influence and bashing beneficiaries, again
Jessica Mutch McKay (1News): Measuring the mood on the campaign trail
Richard Prebble (Herald): It’s a National landslide in the electorates, but what about the vote that really decides? (paywalled)
Philip Crump (Newstalk ZB): Luxon woos disaffected Labour voters (paywalled)
The Facts: 77% of Kiwis believe NZ is becoming more divided, & many want more discussion
Danyl McLauchlan (Listener): The winners and many losers of our major parties’ health and education policies (paywalled)
Russell Wills (Herald): Child poverty – the forgotten issue in the NZ election (paywalled)
David Burton (Post): How will workers benefit from election promises this year? (paywalled)
Tracey Lee (Spinoff): The power and potential of the overseas vote in Election 2023
Herald: How Australia could sway New Zealand election
1News: Are the Aussies trying to decide the outcome of our election?
Herald Editorial: Early voting the beginning of the end to long election (paywalled)
Matthew Scott (Newsroom): Who’s who in the Election Fringe Festival
Rachael Kelly (Stufff): Liz Gunn’s NZ Loyal to contest election with two on its party list
Toby Manhire (Spinoff): The clear message across seven pollsters
Audrey Young (Herald): What Christopher Luxon really means when he says he’d rather work with Act than NZ First (paywalled)
Claire Mabey (Spinoff): Election 2023: The health policies in two minutes
Anna Sargent (RNZ): First-time eligible voters weigh in on the pressure to decide
Eleisha Foon (RNZ): ‘Lack of civic education’ in NZ schools failing Pacific, Māori students
Kevin Norquay (Post): When an image problem is the last thing a politician wants (paywalled)

Russell Palmer (RNZ):Welfare experts group members criticise National’s beneficiary policy
Mihael Neilson (Herad): National Party sanctions benefit policy goes against evidence – expert, WEAG says (paywalled)
Bridie Witton (Stuff): ‘Punishing people for their poverty’: Advocates see trouble with National’s ‘traffic light’ plan to cut benefits
RNZ: Checkpoint: National says traffic light policy for beneficiaries driven by ‘love’
RNZ: National Party reveals traffic light system for Jobseeker beneficiaries
Ireland Hendry-Tennent (Newshub): National promises to introduce benefit sanctions with traffic light system
Matthew Scott (Newsroom): Luxon’s red light for beneficiaries
Thomas Manch (Post): National to crack down on beneficiaries, Labour warns of poverty
Felix Desmarais (1News): NZ First would put limit on time spent on main benefit
RNZ: NZ First announces time limit for Jobseeker beneficiaries
Michael Gordon (Local Knowledge): Why are Jobseeker benefits still so high?
Tim Murphy (Newsroom): Money for everything – and your kids for free
RNZ: Green Party pledges to double Best Start payment, extend to all under three
No Right Turn: Competing on cruelty



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