Election 2014


David Cunliffe in the Hot Seat: ‘I’m not a cry baby’

Labour leader David Cunliffe talks about his values and his plans for Government in a Herald Hot Seat interview with NewstalkZB host Rachel Smalley, Herald columnists Toby Manhire and Fran O’Sullivan and political editor Audrey Young….


Greens in the Hot Seat: ‘No more shut-outs’

Russel Norman and Metiria Turei have been Green Party co-leaders for five years and after the September 20 election they could possibly be co-deputy Prime Ministers.Here they talk about their aspirations in the Herald’s Hot Seat…


Greens: ‘We want senior cabinet positions’

Maori Party’s ‘three humble votes’ make a difference

Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says that Labour ruling out the Internet-Mana Party from ministerial posts shows the importance of the Maori Party sitting with the Government of the day.Some parties talk about changing things;…




National


Hunt for shirtless prisoner

A prisoner has escaped custody and is on the loose in Opotiki.


US unyielding despite threat to kill another hostage

The United States is standing firm in its fight with the Islamic State — even though it may mean another American hostage will be beheaded.


US tried and failed to rescue hostages in Syria

Migration boom in full swing

The migration boom is almost back to the peaks of a decade ago, with a growing number of people from India and China coming to study and fewer Kiwis leaving for Australia.




Politics


‘Explosive’ SIS letter – a threat to Brand Key?

3 News political reporter Brook Sabin says a letter contradicting John Key’s claims about the SIS is “potentially explosive”.


SIS letter shows Key knew about Slater’s OIA documents

A letter from a former spy boss contradicts John Key’s assertion he knew nothing about SIS info being released to Cameron Slater.


Last chance to hear ‘Planet Key’

Labour determined to keep surplus

Labour still plans to run surpluses, despite yesterday’s fiscal update showing lower-than-expected tax revenue.








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