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.
"There will be some comfort, not a lot, for Hanover investors", says John Key about the settlement reached with the Financial Markets Authority.
Prime Minister John Key says there's no reason to panic about the economy and gloomy forecasters need to "take a deep breath".
New Zealand has boosted the protection of sharks by signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks.
Transport Minister Simon Bridges will promote New Zealand as a test bed for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and new investments through a range of meetings in the USA and Japan this week.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government will be consulting with the health sector to inform the next steps towards the potential roll out of a national bowel screening programme.
Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced the appointment of Dr Arapata Hakiwai to the New Zealand National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
Fares on Bayhopper and Cityride buses are set to rise from Monday 3 August.
It will soon be easier to catch the bus in the Rotorua CBD with improvements to the Cityride network launching on Monday 20 July.
Today’s Better Public Service (BPS) update showing the Government is on track to achieve its goal of lifting the proportion of 18-year-olds with NCEA Level 2 is a tribute to the hard work and
The crime figures from the Better Public Services results show there were around 64,000 fewer crimes in the past year than in June 2011, though data for the most recent quarter serve as a reminder
The Government’s Better Public Services for Business (Result 9) programme continues to show an improvement in reported performance by government agencies, Minister for Economic Development
Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders are using online services, Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne said today.
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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