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 mummified remains of a child will be returned to New Zealand from an Austrian museum.
The Government will invest $7.5 million over two years in developing key skills and systems to help boost exports across the primary sector, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy says.
Figures in National’s 2015 Budget revealing that nearly $31 million is being spent on increasing greenhouse emissions show just how much the emissions trading scheme (ETS) is unfair to...
New Zealand’s global connections will be strengthened by its Presidency of the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Germany this week Transport Minister Simon Bridges says.
Hon Bill English told TV One’s Q+A programme that anti-poverty campaigners like Jonathan Boston and the Children’s Commissioner use "a set of measures which you’ll never be able...
New Zealanders will celebrate the Samoan language this week with cultural performances, speeches and debates all over the country.
As the end-game of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade deal nears the US has taken a step toward fast-tracking its approval of it.
Parliament sat under urgency until late on Saturday night to pass legislation from Thursday's budget.
Universities and other tertiary providers will only be able to increase their fees by three per cent a year as of 2016.
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed law changes to help protect New Zealand at the border.
Parliament is still sitting under urgency, which means it could be another late night in the house for MPs.
The government contends a new border clearance levy is about protecting our borders.
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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