Election 2014


Fourth debate: No power sharing with Peters

Prime Minister John Key and Labour Leader David Cunliffe have ruled out any power sharing agreement that would see New Zealand First leader Winston Peters as prime minister.In the final televised leaders debate on TV One tonight,…


Key v Cunliffe: Who won the fourth debate?

John ArmstrongWinner: David Cunliffe The half-hour format meant that it felt like it was over before it had even begun. A civilised affair summed up by a handshake between the two leaders at the conclusion. The debate revealed…


As it happened: Key v Cunliffe – the final debate

Live updates: Key v Cunliffe – the final debate

Deputy political editor Claire Trevett is live blogging from the leaders’ debate between Prime Minister John Key and Labour leader David Cunliffe on TVNZ. Follow the live updates below.




National


Concern over missing girl

Police are continuing to search for an intellectually disabled 13-year-old girl who went missing from her Hamilton home last night.


Key ‘reasonably knowledgeable’ about GCSB

Prime Minister John Key says he knows “a fair bit” about what New Zealand’s intelligence agencies do, but can’t be transparent about it for security reasons.


Party leaders hit the road in final push

Hawke’s Bay murderer to be sentenced

A man who beat a mentally impaired Hastings resident to death after keeping him as a virtual prisoner is about to be sentenced.




Politics


Fiji polling booths close, media ban lifted

Voting has just finished in Fiji’s elections – the first in eight years. The media ban, in place since Monday morning, has just lifted too.


Australian Liberals want Kiwis to vote National

Australia’s Liberal Party federal director Brian Loughnane is encouraging Kiwis in Australia to help re-elect John Key’s National government.


Fiji’s Bainimarama ahead in vote

Turei happy with Greens’ poll results

In the latest 3 News-Reid Research poll, the Green Party polled at 14 percent. Their goal is to reach 15 percent by election night.








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