Buzz from the Beehive
Because our hard-working Ministers of the Crown are engaged in Labour Party caucus stuff in Napier, no doubt jockeying to ensure they keep their jobs or get a better one, Point of Order was not surprised to find no fresh news on the Beehive website this morning.
Nothing has been posted since January 19, when we learned –
General Election to be held on 14 October 2023
The 2023 General Election will be held on Saturday 14 October 2023, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces resignation
Jacinda Ardern has announced she will step down as Prime Minister and Leader of the Labour Party. Her resignation will take effect on the appointment of a new Prime Minister.
This second post led to a flurry of media scribblings and babblings about why Ardern had quit and who would succeed her. Continue reading “The Hipkins bit of the conjecture about Labour’s leadership has been settled – now for the deputy’s job (and diversity)”