Election 2014

Recovery in house sales tipped after pre-election slump

Aucklanders flocked to open homes on Sunday, surer of their spending power post-election, and industry bosses are expecting sales to recover with spring now here.Peter Thompson, Barfoot & Thompson managing director, said with the…

David Shearer: Labour doesn’t need leadership fight distraction

- Cunliffe: Dotcom’s action’s ‘reprehensible’ –

Election results 2014: David Cunliffe blames bizarre Dotcom

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…


Substation surge cuts power

A surge at an electrical substation left some Wellington CBD buildings in the dark tonight.

White tiger kills man at New Delhi zoo

A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who appeared to have jumped or fallen into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital, witnesses said.

UK panda no longer pregnant

Bag snatch attempt leaves woman seriously injured

A North Shore woman has suffered a serious head injury after trying to help a woman when a teenager attempted to snatch her bag outside a supermarket.


Labour Party in civil war over leadership

Labour is in crisis tonight with leader David Cunliffe apparently refusing to give up the leadership, despite the party’s humiliating election defeat.

Key extends olive branch to Peters

The National caucus met this morning before John Key started coalition negotiations.

Protesters demand action on climate change

Harawira: ‘The fight never dies’

Hone Harawira says that he “didn’t actually feel heartbroken” on Saturday night – he spent Sunday morning with his family watching movies, which he describes as one of the best things in life.

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