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.
National's Maurice Williamson is reported to have apologised for allegedly making "crude and sexist" comments at a gala dinner in Auckland.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council Pollution Prevention staff responded to a report of thousands of plastic beads washed up on Pāpāmoa Beach near Tauranga this afternoon.
A woman who narrowly escaped death in the Christchurch earthquake has welcomed a law change she campaigned to achieve.
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated Durban, South Africa on being named host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
People interested in Christchurch City Council's proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw have two opportunities to attend public information sessions about it before the consultation closes on 21 September.
The Green Party is calling on the Government to follow through with a recommendation from the Cycling Safety Panel to protect people who cycle with mandatory safe passing distances.
Hamilton City Council contractors have made immediate changes today (Wednesday 2 September) to traffic signs and road markings at the Ruffell Road/Onion Road rail crossing intersection after a number
We need to do whatever it takes to prevent pollution including upholding rules and bylaws that prohibit the discharge of contaminants to the stormwater network.
Wellington’s economy is flourishing - with figures for the middle of the year showing strong performance across a range of sectors including retail, house sales and accommodation.
Auckland is getting a fleet of 53 new bouble-decker buses, and 38 of them will be made in Tauranga.
The Government’s poor coordination between its transport strategy and the needs of the regions has been highlighted in a new report by Local Government New Zealand, Labour’s Transport
The public can have their say on a review of Hamilton City Council’s gambling policies from today (2 September) until Friday 2 October 2015.
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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