Jane Clifton

Jane Clifton is a writer and long-time political columnist for the Listener.
Jane Clifton

Jane Clifton (@rumpole3) is a long-time political columnist for the Listener. She is the author of political memoir Political Animals and is a regular contributor to Victoria University's post-election autopsy report. Jane has been covering politics in New Zealand for over 20 years.


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106598 2019-05-31 10:14:30Z There's more than one elephant in the room in Budget 2019
103902 2019-03-25 00:00:00Z After Christchurch, politicians need to hand in their dog whistles
103056 2019-03-09 00:00:00Z Is the Government trying to sink its own capital gains tax proposal?
100661 2019-01-03 00:00:00Z Politician of the Year Awards 2018: And the winner is...
100254 2018-12-22 00:00:00Z Dunedin Study head reveals how you can change your personality
98718 2018-11-07 00:00:00Z How KiwiBuild turned into a PR disaster
98353 2018-10-31 00:00:00Z Why you should never say 'now I've seen everything' in politics
97923 2018-10-18 14:50:17Z Jami-Lee Ross' deeply ugly practice of taping could still snare Simon Bridges
97848 2018-10-18 00:00:00Z The realities of trying to bring petrol prices down
97444 2018-10-11 00:00:00Z Both National and Labour are struggling to keep their houses in order
97096 2018-10-03 00:00:00Z Why Labour’s capital gains tax dreams are turning into a political nightmare
96778 2018-09-27 00:00:00Z Winston Peters' theatrics play a big role in the Government's disunity
96475 2018-09-20 00:00:00Z Why GE grass will be the next divisive issue for the coalition Government
96165 2018-09-13 00:00:00Z Winston Peters and Simon Bridges are the architects of their own misfortunes
95294 2018-08-23 00:00:00Z Plastic bags are on their way out – so where are the cries of 'nanny state'?
94928 2018-08-15 00:00:00Z Business might not trust the Govt, but should the Govt trust business?
94601 2018-08-08 00:00:00Z The waka-jumping bill brouhaha is not as clear-cut as it seems
94292 2018-08-01 00:00:00Z The Government's uneasy position on cigarettes and cannabis