The summary is:
INCITE: Politics is a premium monthly report that covers New Zealand politics and policy from the perspective of what actually matters, rather than the normal political noise distributed by the media. Edited by Cameron Slater & Simon Lusk, it will include content from a number of practitioners across the political spectrum. All INCITE: Politics content is exclusive.
INCITE: Politics is a practical, dispassionate analysis of politics from the basis of what we expect to happen, not what we want to happen. All articles will have editors comments explaining whether we think the columnists opinions are likely to happen or not.
What is required to win elections?
INCITE: Politics will consider and examine what is required to win elections, looking at the crucial factors like fundraising and party internal strength.
Who will form the next Government?
A brutal explanation of the numbers required to become government, and the historical trends that have lead to a change in government.
Future Prime Ministers
Who are the contenders and what they have to do to emulate John Key and Helen Clark rather than Bill English, Phil Goff, David Shearer and David Cunliffe. Likeability, building a team, fundraising and winning a leadership election are all covered, with a different potential Prime Minister covered each month.
Exclusive Polling Data
INCITE: Politics exclusive polling and polling analysis will go beyond the normal head to head polling in the media to consider the vitally important but often overlooked net favourability ratings of the major party leaders.
Guest MP columns
One MP per issue will be invited to contribute an op-ed piece and also answer a short Q&A.
Comment will be provided across the political spectrum with contributions from:
Carrick Graham, Matthew Hooton, David Farrar, Cam Slater, Simon Lusk, Willie Jackson and many others.
The first issue is out this week.