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.
Auckland Council has welcomed a recommendation from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment to review regulations governing the management of air quality in New Zealand.
Documents from fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden allege New Zealand has been spying on its Pacific neighbours.
Les Munro is one of New Zealand’s greatest living war veterans and his medals should be purchased and kept in New Zealand, Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff says.
Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew joined Māori owners and the community in Northland today to celebrate the surrender of a 740 hectare forestry lease.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Youth Awards, which celebrate young people who’ve achieved outstanding results, or people who’ve made a significant contribution to support and...
Police Commissioner Mike Bush is warning motorists not to take the law into their own hands and confiscate keys from visiting drivers.
An ambitious investment package to grow the Capital's economy beyond the next decade has been approved for consultation by the Wellington City Council as the centerpiece of its 2015-2025 Long Term...
Transport and Energy Minister Simon Bridges wants more electric vehicles on the road but isn't keen on subsidising them.
New Zealand First is taking emergency measures to axe the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement’s (TPPA) ‘Trojan Horse’ provisions, which will allow foreign corporations to sue the...
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss today announced the Visiting Drivers Signature Project (VDSP) will be extended and planned safety improvements fast-tracked following recent crashes...
Applications for Selwyn residents to visit Coventry in Rhode Island (Selwyn district’s new Sister City) are still open.
Travellers aren't legally obliged to provide Customs with passwords if their electronic devices are being searched, but changes are being mooted.
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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