Election 2014

Advance voting turnout likely to force rethink of electoral advertising rules

Almost a quarter of those likely to vote in this year’s election have already done so through advance voting — a turnout that is likely to force a rethink of electoral advertising rules.The Electoral Commission this afternoon confirmed…

Coalition talks will be confidential, says Cunliffe

Labour leader David Cunliffe says all his coalition talks will be kept confidential if he is in a position to form a Government — including who he will ring first on Sunday morning.Mr Cunliffe said the issue of whether he would…

Election diary: On the buses with Key and Cunliffe

Conservatives pinged for misleading pamphlet

The Conservative Party has received another blow this morning, as the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled its letter and pamphlet drop comparing it with rival party New Zealand First was inaccurate and breached the Code of Ethics.The…


Can TLC transform Dunedin’s worst flat?

When Campbell Live first visited Dunedin’s worst student flat in August last year, the pictures shocked us and they shocked you.

Queenstown Airport has record winter

Queenstown Airport handled a record number of passengers over winter as it benefited from increased flights and capacity.

Teen arrested over Waikato Uni attack

France carries out air strikes in Iraq

French jets carried out their first air strike against Islamic State militants in Iraq on Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more operations would follow.


The new faces of the Greens

It’s quite likely that the Greens will again be the third-largest party in Parliament after the votes are counted tomorrow.

Hits and misses from the campaign trail

As New Zealanders go to the polls, The Guardian newspaper has described this campaign as the strangest, dirtiest and most dramatic.

Cunliffe on craziest moments of the election

Kids with passion to vote

At a mock election at St Peter’s College in Auckland yesterday, students ticked a resounding ‘yes’ to democracy by practising their right to vote ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

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