One expert says "our fears were justified" about Beijing's interference in the city.
One scene in the draft script depicts Winston Peters as "gently" holding Jacinda Ardern "by the shoulder".
"This is a misleading and dishonest Americanisation of what happened in our country."
Judith Collins demanded Chris Penk take the tweet down - but it was Winston Peters who started the scrap.
He didn't elaborate on which National MPs he considered to be "sex maniacs".
NZ First leader Winston Peters says He Puapua was "deliberately suppressed".
The improbability of NZ First returning to power can't be overstated. But their leader is refusing to give up, writes Josh Van Veen.
"I think his boat has sailed."
Peters gave a fiery speech at the party's AGM over the weekend.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won't say whether she'd work with her former Deputy again.
Have your say.
"We are coming back because we believe we can."
"We are a phoenix that will again arise."
"We are a phoenix that will again arise as the public wake up to the inexactitude of this Government and a hapless National Party."
He has kept a low profile since his party failed to get re-elected.
"He's young enough to make a comeback."
Asked if he was planning to stick around as leader, Peters refused to answer.
This week's Budget allowed Labour to "address some issues that matter to us" with "fewer people at the table".
There was only one headline item, writes Geoffrey Miller.
It will be fascinating to watch how her own foreign affairs reset continues.