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.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council has brought the Maketū community a step closer to having a healthy estuary this week, by gaining resource consent approval for the Kaituna Re-diversion and
Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of all the directors of crown company Network for Learning (N4L) whose terms expire in 2015.
An international survey has shown New Zealand teachers are among the most highly trained, best qualified and most experienced in the world.
New Zealand doctors and researchers say new evidence about the effectiveness of a sugary drinks tax on reducing childhood obesity, and rising public support, mean the time is right to introduce such
News that the $33.5m SkyPath for the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent should make already-stretched ratepayers very wary, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron
Customs Minister Nicky Wagner announced today that from 6 July traders can go online to register and manage their own information and client and supplier code applications through the Trade Single
The possibility that state houses could be sold to an Australian organisation has opened the government to attack on several fronts.
Tracey Martin has congratulated Ron Mark, the MP who beat her in a caucus vote for the deputy leadership of NZ First.
Waikato regional councillors have thrown their weight behind remits pushing for a levy of plastic shopping bags, a re-introduction of subsidies for water and wastewater schemes and an investigation
The rebuild of Christchurch offers a unique opportunity to plan for more extreme weather events, and for rising sea levels caused by climate change," Green Party Christchurch spokesperson Eugenie
Prime Minister John Key welcomes today’s announcement that the Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand in November.
Christchurch City Council has today released a report identifying areas at risk from coastal inundation and coastal erosion.
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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