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.
The ANZ Bank has a moral obligation to fully compensate farmers after the High Court today declared it breached the Fair Trading Act by misleadingly representing interest rate swap loans...
Hamilton City Council will confer an Honorary Ambassadorship on former international cricketer Daniel Vettori.
Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson travels to New York today to attend the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Open Briefing on foreign terrorist fighters.
The threat of a lawsuit after New Zealand stopped the live sheep trade is a warning on what we can expect under a TPPA deal, says New Zealand First.
Tighter controls on alcohol in Christchurch are a step closer after elected members today voted to publicly notify the city's provisional Local Alcohol Policy.
Prime Minister John Key is standing by Foreign Minister Murray McCully as he continues to face questions over the Saudi Arabia agri-business hub.
Responding to the Remuneration Authority’s determination on the salaries for Members of Parliament, Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams says:
The Wellington Employers Chamber of Commerce is likely to seek legal advice on todays decision by the city council to expand the living wage to council controlled organisations and contractors.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says that new mandatory safety checking requirements for people who work with children will provide greater protection for our youngest New Zealanders.
Prime Minister John Key thinks people will discuss the flag in their own homes, but will continue to hold low turnout public meetings anyway.
Parliament has been told new health and safety laws won't be compromised, and Prime Minister John Key says they'll be passed as quickly as possible.
Murray McCully has admitted that a potential legal threat by a Saudi Arabian businessman had been withdrawn up to a year before Cabinet approved millions in taxpayer dollars for his private...
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
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