Election 2014


The next Government: Finding a match

National – NZ First What would Winston Peters want? That is one of the issues being discussed in the National and Labour camps less than a week before an election in which New Zealand First could hold the balance of power.The NZ…


Peters: Don’t rule out NZ First-Labour

The Greens have accused New Zealand First leader Winston Peters of launching an “incoherent” attack on them during a positioning statement in which he suggested a Labour-New Zealand First coalition was being overlooked as a possibility…


Dotcom’s moment of truth: Hit or miss?

Maori seats unlikely to be abolished in coalition deal – PM

Prime Minister John Key says he is unlikely to agree to abolish the Maori seats at the demand of any coalition partner but won’t rule out another referendum on the smacking law.Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell said the Maori…




National


Girl helps capture drive-by gunman

A 30 year-old Motueka man is in custody after an incident on Saturday in which a person pointed a firearm at a young girl from a passing vehicle.


The Snowden files: What did we learn?

The much-anticipated Snowden documents are finally out there, with the fugitive whistle-blower explaining their contents by videolink at a ‘Moment of Truth’ event in Auckland last night. Andrea Vance examines what the fugitive whistle-blower revea…


Charge of indecency not linked to school

Passenger films flames shooting out of plane engine

Seats over the wing of an aeroplane are said to be the safest, but what if the engine is shooting flames?




Politics


Greens: Key must ‘come clean’ on XKeyscore

The Greens are calling for the Prime Minister to be truthful about the use of surveillance programme XKeyscore following revelations of mass surveillance last night.


Things we learned about NZ’s political leaders

The Ask Me Anything series with political leaders got the public a lot closer to the people hoping to run the country during this year’s election campaign.


Decision 14: Policy summaries

Video: Moment of Truth – Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks at Kim Dotcom’s Moment of Truth event in Auckland.








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