Election 2014


Flavell given portfolio renamed to reflect ‘new focus’ on Maori future

Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell’s appointment to head the newly rebranded Maori Development portfolio reflects a new focus for what used to be Maori Affairs, Prime Minister John Key says.Mr Flavell was appointed as Maori…


Final election results in: National loses majority

• National loses a seat• Greens gain a seat• Andrew Little is safe The National Party can no longer govern alone as the final election results left them with one fewer seat than on election night.That seat will…


Bryce Edwards: Labour’s fraction too much friction

Paula Bennett ‘a big asset’ for National – Key

Prime Minister John Key has praised Paula Bennett as “a big asset” for National, but will not go as far as tipping her to succeed him.Mrs Bennett is one of several MPs who are seen as potential leaders of the National Party when…




National


Ebola on agenda for NZ agencies meeting

More than 20 agencies will meet tomorrow to talk about their readiness for Ebola, if and when it should reach New Zealand shores.


Oil and gas company drilling illegal wells

It’s been revealed the country’s biggest oil and gas company has breached new environmental laws by drilling two wells off the Taranaki coast.


Air Force crew returns after $280M drug bust

The Dead Lands premieres in New Zealand

The New Zealand premiere of Toa Fraser’s new film The Dead Lands is being held in south Auckland tonight.




Politics


Video: Barack Obama confronted by woman’s boyfriend

Barack Obama got more than he bargained for when he decided to vote early in Chicago’s mid-term elections.


Economy didn’t end the brain drain – King

Labour’s acting deputy leader Annette King says booming migration levels aren’t necessarily a reflection on the strength of the economy.


At A Glance: Labour leadership roadshow dates

Livestream: Parliament question time

3 News will be livestreaming the questions which is set to get underway at 2pm.








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