The 2017 election campaign is starting on Sunday for Labour, a day after their worst polling day result since 1922.
It's straight back to business today for John Key, as he shores up support for his new government.
The number of New Zealanders voting increased on the last election, but was still one of the lowest on record.
Parliament has been told about a huge increase in mental health cases in Canterbury since the earthquakes.
Local Government New Zealand wants a simpler process available to councils wanting to allow shops to open on Easter Sunday.
Defence force top brass say they have tried lobbying the Iraqi army to improve living conditions for soliders being trained by Kiwis.
The New Zealand government has put up $500,000 to help combat the spread of the Zika virus throughout the Pacific.
Burglars convicted of three offences should be jailed for three years, ACT leader David Seymour says.
Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says Winston Peters wasn't allowed on a school bus because there wasn't room for him.
The Ministry of Defence and the defence force have been given a 50 per cent mark by their minister Gerry Brownlee for the advice they provide him.
The government is making sure Kiwi scientists have preferential access to Australia's synchrotron by putting nearly $3 million into the project.
Upmarket Herne Bay is among the suburbs that could see some fast-tracked homes being built under the latest expansion of Auckland's special housing areas.
The Law Commission says New Zealand's extradition and mutual assistance laws are convoluted and difficult to follow, it wants them replaced.
John Key can win $100,000 for charity if he finds anyone who has seen Winston Peters fishing from his boat since the Northland by-election.
Labour and the Greens are attacking government policies as parliament's first debate of the year shifts away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Prime Minister announces dates for 2014 general election
Regulated period for election advertising expenses begins
Launch of enrolment campaign
Dissolution of Parliament
Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.
Advertising calling for individual nominations of electorate candidates
Deadline for registered political parties to bulk nominate their electorate candidates to the Electoral Commission.
Deadline for political parties to submit list candidates to the Electoral Commission.
Deadline for individual nominations of electorate candidates to Returning Officers.
Advance and Overseas Voting starts
Advance Voting ends
Last day to enrol for the election.
Polling places open from 9.00am to 7.00pm
Preliminary results released progressively from 7.00pm on www.electionresults.govt.nz
Official results for general election declared
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