Andrew LittleAccording to a report on the Stuff website he says Labour is “still in talks with its government partners and [he] confirmed the legislation would likely not go to Cabinet until after the election.

“However, some NZ First MPs claim the party is yet to see any policy and indicated it was unlikely to support the law,” says Stuff.

One fervently hopes Andrew Little won’t get his laws at any time. As observed last year, existing laws on the subject are perfectly adequate; all Mr Little’s hatred of ideological political opponents in statute form would do is create a legal quagmire that would make the Resource Management Act look uncomplicated — good for lawyers and no-one else.