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.
"Funnelling immigrants into the regions through adjustments of our points system may be good politics, but it’s poor policy," says ACT Leader David Seymour.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has been asked to leave the debating chamber by Speaker David Carter after disputing a ruling.
"National is colonising the Labour manifesto with its signalled interest in a land tax on foreign house buyers," says ACT Leader David Seymour.
Hamilton central city business owners are reporting fewer instances of anti-social behaviour in the city since the Council’s City Safety Officers were introduced last year.
"Finally, we get an admission from the Government that medicine costs will rise under the secret Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of
Registering a dog before the end of this week will save dog owners up to $55 - and ensure they avoid the $300 fine they will get if they are caught with an unregistered dog.
The government's overhaul of workplace safety laws has been given the thumbs up by a previously sceptical industry boss.
The government have to pay more to access certain medications because patent terms will likely be extended under the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
John Key’s National Government is betraying New Zealanders by trading away Pharmac’s long-term buying power, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.
New figures showing just five Ministers have met the Government’s own reduced targets for appointing women to state sector boards is evidence National is failing Kiwi women, Labour’s
The Prime Minister’s admission today that the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will hike the cost of medicine in New Zealand is yet another reason why we need to immediately withdraw
The news that two Serco inmates have been arrested for helping to run a methamphetamine ring from prison should be the final straw and see their contract cancelled, says Labour’s Corrections
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
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Official results for general election declared
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