Professor of Politics, Massey University
I teach comparative and New Zealand politics, with a particular focus on elections and electoral systems. My research interests are in the structure and functioning of policy advisory systems in Westminster nations, and particularly in the roles and influence of political advisers in cabinet ministers' offices.
May 20, 2020 15:42 pm UTC| Insights & Views
Once upon a very different time, British cabinet minister Michael Gove sneered that people have had enough of experts from organisations with acronyms saying that they know what is best and getting it consistently...
Shortly before last yearss general election in Aotearoa New Zealand, a Morrinsville farmer protesting the then opposition Labour Partys planned water tax held up a placard describing its newly minted leader, Jacinda...