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.
InternetNZ is today calling for the Government to match the Harmful Digital Communications Bill with a Positive Digital Communications Bill.
Family First NZ is supporting calls for intervention in families where obesity is an urgent health issue, but says that intervention by CYF and removal of children from their families will only...
Revenue Minister Todd McClay has welcomed the release this week of an Inland Revenue officials’ issues paper that seeks feedback on options to simplify the way tax is collected from...
Workers are pleased that, from today, paid parental leave increases from 14 to 16 weeks, but unfortunately New Zealand is still well behind the support that other countries offer to new parents...
Rotorua Lakes Council is putting the Holdens Bay Holiday Park on the market as the property has been identified as surplus to needs.
Passengers using a popular new Taranaki bus service are now able to check online to find out where the bus is and when it will arrive at their stop.
There's a sting in the tail of lower oil prices, and that's a $100 million hit to government coffers.
The main campaigner for a change to animal testing laws is thrilled the ban on cosmetics testing is going ahead.
A visit from a navy ship and a parade of World War I-era military vehicles will form part of commemorations on and before ANZAC Day across the Coromandel.
The airport rules that allow "low-risk" Australian and New Zealand passengers to go through without biosecurity x-rays are to be reviewed.
National super is up, paid parental leave has increased and the government's HomeStart scheme to help first home buyers has kicked in.
The Service and Food Workers Union said that today’s 50 cents an hour minimum wage increase would not go very far in lifting low-income families out of struggle street.
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Launch of enrolment campaign
Dissolution of Parliament
Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.
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Deadline for political parties to submit list candidates to the Electoral Commission.
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Advance and Overseas Voting starts
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Official results for general election declared
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