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.
The world's largest marine reserve will be created to protect Antarctica's wilderness after an international meeting in Hobart.
New Zealand and Australia are publicising their infrastructure projects online to attract investment.
Shot put champion Valerie Adams has been named as New Zealand's first Pacific Sports Ambassador.
The Reserve Bank wants to use debt-to-income ratios to tame the housing market - it's a big stick and using it could hurt the government.
Housing New Zealand is facing intense criticism over the way it has been testing its state homes for methamphetamine contamination.
The Greens are accusing the government of neglecting marine protection following the release of a report on the dire consequences of coastal degradation.
Former Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum likes the schmoozing involved in being a trade ambassador, but needs help with his ties.
The government has introduced a bill to parliament that will exempt heavy electric vehicles from road user charges.
Police concerns have forced Dreamworld to abandon a plan to hold a memorial day on Friday as scrutiny on the park's response to Tuesday's fatal accident builds.
The bill that will allow the government to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is back in parliament and ready to go through its remaining stages.
Prime Minister John Key's son Max is in trouble online after a Snapchat video appeared to show him yelling "real men ride women" at cyclists.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is interested in visiting NZ but John Key can't confirm it will happen in the next two weeks.
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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