Hamilton Zoo has enjoyed a record year of visitor numbers with 128,519 visitors through the door in the last financial year.16 minutes ago
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says work is progressing towards a long term strategy to help people living with diabetes better manage their health.28 minutes ago
The worst kept secret in Parliament has been confirmed.33 minutes ago
The Government is investing nearly $400,000 in six new projects to enhance and maintain the quality of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism John Key announced today.34 minutes ago
Experienced parliamentarian Ron Mark has beaten Tracey Martin in a caucus vote for the deputy leadership of NZ First.37 minutes ago
Mayor Len Brown calls the granting of resource consent for SkyPath - a cycling and walking path adjacent to the citybound clip-on lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge - "a real game changer for Auckland."50 minutes ago
New Zealand First MP Tracey Martin congratulates Ron Mark as he takes up his new role as New Zealand First’s Deputy Leader.1 hour, 1 minutes ago
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will travel to Tonga today to attend the coronation of King Tupou VI.1 hour, 3 minutes ago
Bay of Plenty Regional Council will invest $6.1 hour, 6 minutes ago
As is the practice of New Zealand First following a General Election a vote is taken at an appropriate time for Caucus positions.1 hour, 7 minutes ago
A meeting of Australian and New Zealand government ministers will consider food regulations including a proposal allowing consumption of industrial hemp.July 3, 2015, 6:49 am
The Greens are asking a parliamentary committee to hold an inquiry into the equality of access to justice, but the government isn't interested.July 3, 2015, 4:02 am
Parliament has passed the first reading of a bill that better protects complainants in sexual offence cases.July 3, 2015, 4:02 am
The falling price of dairy products has led to rowdy exchanges in parliament between opposition MPs and Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce.July 3, 2015, 4:02 am
An opposition MP in Nauru says he is appealing the cancellation of his passport so he can be with his family in New Zealand.July 3, 2015, 4:01 am
Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry is beginning a door-knocking campaign today to meet the voters of Albany ward.July 3, 2015, 1:54 am
The first stage of the Government’s sexual violence reforms are underway with the passing of the first reading of the Evidence Amendment Act today, Justice Minister Amy Adams says.July 2, 2015, 5:20 pm
The Māori Development Minister is pleased to announce that Dr Wayne Ngata has been appointed as the new Toihau of the Māori Language Commission.July 2, 2015, 5:17 pm
ACC Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the reappointment of three directors to the board of crown company FairWay Resolution Limited.July 2, 2015, 5:10 pm
New leaked documents from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) show that New Zealanders could lose access to affordable medication, said the Green Party today.July 2, 2015, 5:01 pm
Prime Minister announces dates for 2014 general election
Regulated period for election advertising expenses begins
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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.
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
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Official results for general election declared
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