Election 2014

Bernard Hickey: Subsidies fuel heated market

It’s Economics 101. When demand rises and supply does not, prices will rise. If demand rises at the same rate as supply, prices will stay the same. If demand is flat and supply rises, prices will fall.So why is the Government planning…

Family tragedy over shadows campaign launch

A political candidate who learned of a family tragedy during the launch of her party’s election campaign is paying tribute to her dead sister as she returns to the hustings.Mana list candidate Tangi Tipene received the bombshell…

Timeline of Collins’ career

Collins resigns: Jared Savage and Fran O’Sullivan respond

Nearly three years ago, I wrote a front page story for the Weekend Herald which detailed how Adam Feeley, the head of the Serious Fraud Office, celebrated the criminal charges laid against Rod Petricevic by hosting a drinks function…


Aggravated robbery at Waikato hotel

A bound and shaken hotel owner managed to phone police this morning after an aggravated robbery in Waikato.

Man escapes house blaze

A Blenheim man has escaped unharmed from a fire which gutted his house during the night.

Couple sue lawyers over luxury holiday perk

Beehive Live: Back on the horse

The prime minister is back campaigning amid the fallout from Judith Collins’ resignation.


Politics in 60 Seconds

Jeremy Corbett & Paul Ego with their satirical take on the week’s news.

UN: Detained peacekeepers in Syria ‘safe’

A group of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji are said to be safe and in good health after being detained by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights.

Collins: ‘I completely refute any such inference’

Collins resignation throws campaign into disarray

The resignation of Judith Collins has spun the election campaign into chaos.

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