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.
Green Party co-leader James Shaw says the government must tackle the climate crisis before droughts and violent storms become the norm.
Declassified CIA files show some of what the US was keeping tabs on in New Zealand over the last half of the 20th Century.
More than 4000 people have gone off welfare support in the last 12 months, including 3,410 who came off Sole Parent Support.
Environment Minister Nick Smith says Labour's pledge to re-enter the Pike River Mine is dangerous and contradictory.
Voters are urged to enrol for the Mt Albert by-election by next Wednesday to ensure they have their say in the head-to-head clash between Labour and the Greens.
Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett is visiting Kaikoura to see how the earthquake recovery work is going.
Labour leader Andrew Little is visiting the protest at the gates of the Pike River coal mine days after NZ First leader Winston Peters.
Labour and the Greens will host a joint State of the Nation event later this month, a sign of their continued co-operation Labour leader Andrew Little says.
Labour leader Andrew Little says he will remain on the party's list going into this year's election to allow him to travel the country and sell his message.
Former Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown had a request for a taxpayer-funded tattoo as a leaving gift refused last year.
Prime Minister Bill English will aim to begin talks on a free trade deal with the European Union as soon as possible.
Prime Minister Bill English has accused NZ First leader Winston Peters of misleading Pike River families over re-entering the mine's drift.
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
(including special declaration votes)
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