Tim has posted the sixth Kiwi Carnival: here. Unfortunately, NZ bloggers haven't shown enough interest to provide the sort of momentum needed to keep the carnival going as a worthwhile project. So that'll be the last one, I think.
I'll use the comments section of this post as a way to gauge interest. Leave a comment if you want the carnival to continue (and are happy to do what's required to achieve this). If we get enough signatures, I'll revive the carnival. Otherwise, that's all for now.
If anybody else wants to take over the idea and start up their own NZ blog carnival in this one's place, feel free to do so.
Otherwise, I'd be interested to hear about possible alternatives for fostering rational discussion in the NZ political blogosphere. This is something I discuss a bit here, raising the possibility of an argument-tracking 'wiki'. Another possibility would be to make use of truthmapping.com, as mentioned in the latest carnival. Any other ideas or feedback would be most welcome.