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.
An air services deal between New Zealand and India opens the way for code-sharing on flights between the two countries.
Police Minister Judith Collins says it's nonsense that gang members can get a firearms licence and the law needs to change.
Prime Minister John Key is promising the government will deliver a strong budget this month that will address economic and social issues.
From now on, all foreign-owned fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters are required to reflag and come under NZ jurisdiction.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is making a short but important visit to New Zealand.
Labour leader Andrew Little has visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan and he says New Zealand can afford to take more refugees.
Trade, education, economic co-operation and connectivity are on the agenda for the first state visit to New Zealand by an Indian president.
The mother of a Kiwi man who died in a Sydney detention centre is holding private prison operator Serco responsible for his death.
This weekend is the last chance for photographs of the sign that's graced the northern entrance of Taumarunui since the early 1980s.
Seafood companies are challenging a government plan to set up an ocean santuary and Green groups are outraged.
Who's saying what about the merger of urban and rural fire services.
The government is launching a new category of visa designed to entice young entrepreneurs to set up their ventures in New Zealand.
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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