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Opinion - The Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Bill's final passage through the House partially erases a stain on New Zealand's democratic system, writes Andrew Geddis.
Opinion - New Zealand's Prime Minister has already publicly called this evil by its true name, but how will we respond as a society, asks Andrew Geddis.
Opinion - Say what you want about an MP - if you think you can rely on their political sense and what they think the public will tolerate, writes Andrew Geddis Audio
Opinion - Many questions over the National Party's $100k donation still need to be answered, but the battle being waged is harmful for New Zealand Politics, writes Andrew Geddis.
Opinion - Both sides of Parliament were looking for a smoking gun in RNZ's comments at today's select committee hearing, but only found a steaming water-pistol, writes Andrew Geddis.
Opinion - Outside of National's caucus room, there will be two sets of people glad to see Carol Hirschfeld and Clare Curran caught up in a political whirlwind, Andrew Geddis writes.
Opinion - A High Court hearing was this week shut off to everyone, including media - something even the judge calls "anathema to the fundamental concepts of fairness," writes Andrew Geddis.
Opinion - A commitment from the new government to reintroduce the anti-party hopping law puts too much power in hands of party leaders, writes Andrew Geddis
The skeleton emerging from National's closet may say 'baa' not 'boo', but it's still a scary prospect for the party a week out from the election, Andrew Geddis writes.