This blog sets out some of my views about great government in New Zealand by examining topical issues or matters that I think are important. It aims to offer informed commentary on the public law implications of the things you hear about on the news, or perhaps the things you should be hearing more about in the media.


It is important to recognise that this blog is intended to be non‑partisan. However, as it is usually the government of the day that makes decisions that impact on constitutional and political power, so there will naturally be a focus on critical analysis of government action.

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