Helping out a struggling opposition party certainly wasn’t the objective of our march against mining. But it seems to have been an unintended consequence.

Labour is high on protest, according to the Herald’s political editor.

What’s more telling is Armstrong’s conclusion that John Key, back today from a covert mission to Afghanistan, has some serious thinking to do. Questions are being asked about whether National has reached a tipping point in terms of its popularity….whether May the 1st, as 50,000 people marched up Queen Street, will go down in history as the moment the tables turned on the Key administration