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.
Labour says the government is using modernisation of the education system as a Trojan horse for privatisation.
A Labour Party bill to ban the import of anything made by slave labour has been defeated on its first reading.
Labour's bill to ensure contract workers are paid the minimum wage has been defeated in parliament.
Hundreds of students caught up in a visa scam are reported to be facing deportation.
United Future's Peter Dunne has withdrawn his support for a controversial Labour Party bill, and now it faces defeat.
The Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton will be the sole supplier of milk for Victoria's School Breakfast Clubs.
Labour claims work visas are being issued for jobs Kiwis could do and the result is that wages are being suppressed - the government rejects that.
The Greens and Labour are citing new research they say shows half of the homeless people in New Zealand are working or studying.
Sir Jerry Mateparae has been farewelled after serving five years as New Zealand's governor-general
Labour says more than 300 sections are being "shamelessly" advertised as land-banking opportunities.
Justice Minister Amy Adams has brought a bill to parliament that will strengthen the way offenders are identified, in response to the Phillip John Smith case.
A suggestion in parliament that Winston Peters should be in a rest home drew a sharp response from the NZ First leader.
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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Preliminary results released progressively from 7.00pm on www.electionresults.govt.nz
Official results for general election declared
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