Election 2014

Rodney Hide: Half-baked hijack buried policies

We have had the election. But before we all move on, let’s deal with one thing: the election campaign coverage was a disgrace.We had 15 parties and 554 candidates vying for our vote. There was policy galore. There were numerous…

Election 2014: Nats’ promises to you

Tax cuts are coming for most New Zealanders … but you’re going to have to wait for three years.The lure of tax cuts was one of the few fresh carrots offered by National in the lead-up to last night’s election, with Prime Minister…

Election 2014: Shane Reti wins Whangarei

Election 2014: Advance votes show Nats big gain win

Nearly half of Kiwis who cast their vote ahead of tonight’s election want National to lead the country for another term.Close to 48 per cent of the total advance votes, released just after 9pm, were for the National Party.Based…


Man trapped in car after hitting pole

A man was trapped in a car after crashing into a power pole in Wainuiomata near Wellington.

Lomu and Dagg could face fines for election tweets

Jonah Lomu and Israel Dagg could face fines of up to $20,000 for using social media to influence voters on Election Day.

Harre takes swing after Internet Mana’s thrashing

Molotov cocktails suspected in Southland fires

Emergency services joined partygoers in central Invercargill this morning after molotov cocktails were reportedly thrown in the street.


Greens victorious, despite lower than expected result

“While it’s true that we may not have changed the Government tonight, we have proven that we can make history.”

National Party wins third term

Prime Minister John Key’s National Party has won an unprecedented govern-alone victory in the general election.

Dunne to remain as Ohariu MP

Cunliffe confident he can retain leadership

David Cunliffe is confident he has the continued support of his party, despite Labour gaining less than 25 percent of the party vote.

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